The management company has been a longtime partner to the Southport, N.C. community, managing its 81 holes of golf and four distinct club facilities for the past 12 years. The ownership transition is scheduled to take effect February 1.
The Edwards, Colo., property earned the honor through Troon’s annual awards. Brian Kelley of Manchester Country Club in Bedford, N.H., won “General Manager of the Year” and Jeff Cathey of Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla., earned “Superintendent of the Year.”
In a letter published in The Wall Street Journal to respond to its report on the Internal Revenue Service’s successful challenge of tax breaks claimed by St. James Plantation, the CEO of the National Golf Course Owners Association contends that many courses properly meet the easement requirements and that the industry shouldn’t be singled out for scrutiny.