Stoatin Brae, a new golf course with a Scottish influence at a southwestern Michigan resort, was built on a prime piece of property with sustainability and turf maintenance in mind.
Moraine Country Club in Kettering, Ohio has been closed since early July for a renovation, and members should be able to play by June. Stoatin Brae, the sixth course at Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort in Augusta, Mich., is set to be complete by mid-2016, while Keney Park Golf Course’s $5.7 million renovation will be revealed in Hartford, Conn., by May.
The Tom Bendelow-designed course that hosted the 1953 PGA Championship will reopen on Memorial Day weekend next year to mark its 100th anniversary with enhancements that include total regrassing, bunker renovation and additions, irrigation upgrades, green and fairway drainage, and renovations of two holes.
Tom Doak will design the layout for the Roscommon, Mich., golf course, which will allow golfers to use the same greens to play clockwise and counter-clockwise.
The Milwaukee city club will add new bunkers, tee boxes, wider fairways, an irrigation system and practice facilities through the multi-phase project at the former Brynwood CC course that it obtained through a merger.
The 216-room luxury lodge at the Bowling Green, Fla., resort, designed by Alberto Alfonso, officially opened January 17. Amenities include three restaurants, floor-to-ceiling glass in guestrooms and suites, a 7,000-sq. ft. grotto-style spa called AcquaPietra, and a rooftop lounge.