The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort was named the 2017 Golf Course of the Year from the National Golf Course Owners Association, based on quality of golf course and management, and contributions to the local community and the game. Ak-Chin in Maricopa, Ariz., received the 2017 Player Development Award, which recognizes the property with the most successful player development program.
The Pete Dye Course at French Lick Resort, Canoe Brook CC, Chi Chi Rodriguez GC and Poppy Hills Golf Course will vie for the award that will be presented at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando in February 2017.
On-site lodging allows club members to extend their daily visits and provides overnight accommodations for guests.
What began as a plan to merely upgrade the member bar grew into a complete transformation of the 114-year-old Canoe Brook Country Club.
Canoe Brook CC was named 2015 Club of the Year and its Director of Golf, George Dietz II, earned the section’s Bill Strausbaugh Award. David Reasoner of The Ridgewood Country Club was named Golf Professional of the Year. For the Florida chapter, Jeff Hartigan of The Oaks Club will now serve as President.
Powerful new electric utility vehicles are conquering the challenges posed by 36 holes of constant activity at Canoe Brook CC.
Frozen fowl are the center of attention at Desert Highlands GC’s “Un-Thanksgiving Eve” event.
The Club Managers Association of America has named 18 new members to the Honor Society, which is open to club managers who have achieved 400 additional credits beyond the Certified Club Manager designation.