Destination Hotels Disputes Discrimination Claims at La Cantera

By | September 27, 2018

The parent company of the San Antonio property, which has been sued by the EEOC on behalf of resort employees for allegedly creating a hostile environment for Hispanic workers, issued a statement refuting the allegations. The statement pointed out that half of the complainants in the EEOC filing are still employees of the resort, and […]

ArborLinks Breaks Ground for Clubhouse Renovation

By | August 29, 2018

The project at the Nebraska City, Neb. property will involve construction of a sizable addition as well as an upgrade of the existing structure. The club is also building five additional four-plex cottages, more than doubling its current on-site accommodations. ArborLinks, a private destination 18-hole golf club in Nebraska City, Neb. has officially broken ground […]

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.