Victoria National GC to Become Part of Dormie Network

By | July 13, 2018

The Newburgh, Ind., club is being added to the Nebraska-based portfolio of destination-golf properties. Victoria National has been owned since 2010 by The Suddath Companies, which acquired it from the family of Terrance Friedman, who built the club with a Tom Fazio-designed golf course in 1998 on over 400 acres of abandoned mining land. Victoria […]

Growth of Poker Clubs in Texas Raises Legal Questions

By | July 10, 2018

There are now at least 30 of the clubs in the state, all of which cite a gray area in state law that they claim allows them to operate legally by charging a membership fee, making money off food-and-beverage service and entertainment, and not taking a “rake” for the house. The Attorney General has declined […]

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Dormie Club Joins Dormie Network After Purchase by Hainoa, LLC

By | November 22, 2017

With the purchase of the Pinehurst, N.C., property by the Nebraska-based golf investment company, it becomes the latest addition to the Dormie Network of destination golf clubs that also includes Briggs Ranch GC, Arbor Links and Ballyhack GC. Under the management of Landscapes Unlimited, LLC, golf course improvements are planned and a new full-service clubhouse, halfway house and on-site lodging accommodations, including cottages and executive suites, will now be built as the club returns to its original status as a private course.

KemperSports to Manage Golden Horseshoe GC

By | August 2, 2017

The club that is part of the Colonial Williamsburg destination includes a Gold Course originally designed in 1963 by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., that was reopened this year after a complete renovation by his son, Rees Jones. In other management-firm appointments, Landscapes Management Co. will now manage Briggs Ranch GC in San Antonio, Texas, and Hunter’s Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Fla., has renewed its relationship with OB Sports Golf Management.