Greens and Bunkers Get Fresh Look at Forsyth CC

By | October 10, 2018

Improvements made over the summer to the Winston-Salem, N.C. club’s Donald Ross-designed course included new Champion ultradwarf Bermuda putting surfaces, whiter sand in bunkers with improved drainage, and a new short-game area with a long, undulating practice green, two bunkers and two generous chipping areas. Tree removal was also done throughout the course.   The […]


Two Club Chefs Advance to Semi-Finals of North Carolina Showdown

By | June 22, 2018

James Patterson of Sedgefield CC and Cody Middleton of Forsyth CC have advanced along with nine other chefs to compete on June 25 in the next stage of the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association’s third annual event. The chefs will need to prepare high-end plated food and will be judged on presentation, taste and […]


Providence CC to Get $3.2M in Course and Clubhouse Renovations

By | December 18, 2017

McConnell Golf, which purchased the Charlotte, N.C. club in 2016, will present plans to the membership on January 11th. The course project will focus on bunkers, irrigation, transitioning greens to Champion Bermuda and creating new, dramatic looks from the fairways, In the clubhouse, dining areas will be improved, with the bar expanded and relocated to a larger back room.


Club Chef Go Beyond Basic BBQ

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Club chefs are enhancing this classic cooking technique by introducing global flavors, more complex techniques and non-traditional cuts. Traditional barbecue will always have a place in clubs—especially in the summer. But as adventurous chefs introduce global flavors and dishes and employ more complex cooking techniques, barbecue is becoming increasingly more interesting. At Tulsa (Okla.) Country […]


Sedgefield CC Team Finishes Runner-Up in Competition Dining Series

By | December 2, 2016

Led by Executive Chef James R. Patterson III, the three-person team from the Greensboro, N.C., club finished second in the interactive culinary competition held across the Carolinas throughout the year. Guests and culinary professional judges voted on the winners without knowing whose food they tasted.


Charlotte Magazine Features Quail Hollow Club’s Makeover

By | October 19, 2016

In anticipation of hosting next year’s PGA Championship, the Charlotte, N.C., club began a 12-week renovation process, installing Champion Ultradwarf Bermudagrass, adding three new holes, overhauling fairways, reshaping greens, and adding areas for grandstands and spectators.