Proposal Would Remove Tax Exemption for Maryland Clubs

By | November 3, 2017

The current agreement allows clubs that don’t restrict membership based on gender, race, nationality or religion to assess land at $1,000 per acre, resulting in a reduction in their property tax payments to the county and state. David Moon plans to introduce legislation to remove the tax break in Montgomery County, requiring voters to approve […]

Obama Accepts Invitation to Join Columbia CC

By | October 9, 2017

A member of the Chevy Chase, Md., club has confirmed that former President Barack Obama has joined the club. The course is close to the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington where the Obamas purchased an $8.1 million home earlier this year. Former President Barack Obama has accepted an invitation to join Columbia Country Club in Chevy […]

Thunderbird CC Rumored to Offer Obama Honorary Membership

By | September 13, 2017

The Rancho Mirage, Calif., club has reportedly extended an honorary membership to former President Barack Obama, though The Desert Sun was unable to confirm the report and club officials would not comment. Officials at Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., said they could not confirm or deny reports that the oldest 18-hole club in […]

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Obama Joins Robert Trent Jones GC

By | May 16, 2017

According to two current members, former President Barack Obama has joined the private Gainesville, Va., club after months of speculation over where he would take his game. Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., was rumored to be Obama’s front-runner for membership.

ClubCorp Announces Continued Growth, Oakhurst G&CC Acquisition, and Eric Affeldt’s Pending Retirement

By | April 12, 2017

The management firm reported its twelth consecutive quarter of growth while saying it would not pursue being acquired for the time being, noting that it had not received a purchase proposal for the entire company. The acquisition of Oakhurst G&CC in Clarkston, Mich., is ClubCorp’s fourth this year. Eric Affeldt will retire as Chief Executive Officer upon appointment of a successor.