Efforts Continue to Fulfill Head Golf Pro’s Dream for New Yorktown, N.Y. Course

By | May 31, 2018

Rocco Cambareri, who died last year after a career as a head pro at courses in Westchester County, N.Y., had created a development company to create a new 9-hole, par-3 course on the site of the former Shallow Creek Golf Course, which closed in 2007. Yorktown officials are now working with a partner of Cambareri’s to extend the time for development, and efforts continue to obtain grants and raise funds, in addition to $250,000 secured from a Foundation three years ago.


Merion GC to Host 2022 Curtis Cup Match

By | May 24, 2017

The Ardmore, Pa., property will host the Curtis Cup, a biennial competition matching female amateurs from the U.S. against those from Great Britain and Ireland, for the second time. The event will mark the end of the property’s nine-year break from hosting championships, after it hosted the U.S. Open in 2013.


Worries Grow After Latest Swings in Quaker Ridge GC’s Stray Ball Case

By | September 22, 2014

The Scarsdale, N.Y. club has had a long-running dispute with the owners of an adjacent $3.7 million home who have sued over errant shots falling into their property and recently secured several rulings in their favor. “If we reach a point where clubs have to redo tees and holes [because of similar complaints], it could become a real financial burden,” says one golf industry executive.


Squash Holds Court

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Squash, platform tennis and other specialty racquet sports are seeing a resurgence at club facilities across the country.