With other area golf courses closed due to flooding, the Janesville, Minn., property is taking the opportunity to poach members. The facility plans to reduce membership fees by up to 15% and offer incentives to members who refer friends, and has recently added an enhanced menu and received a liquor license.
Meadows Golf & Country Club in Watertown, N.Y., will turn off a nearby town’s access to its well after residents claimed the water use has dried up their wells. In Minneapolis, Hiawatha Golf Course has been pumping out 263 million gallons of groundwater annually into Lake Hiawatha, which is more than seven times the allowed amount.
The management firm also announced a partnership with Aviara GC at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.