Greenbrier Classic Renamed; Houston Open Gets Another Five Years

By | June 13, 2018

The July 2-8 tournament, held on the historic Old White TPC Course at the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., resort, has been rebranded as A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier, and will now include a Military Appreciation Day, flyover and week-long benefits for active military and veterans. The PGA Tour also announced that the Houston […]


The Greenbrier Sporting Club Adds Short Course

By | May 25, 2018

The Ashford Short Course, the name of which pays tribute to a physician who cared for wounded soldiers at the property during World War II, will open in August at the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., property. The walking-only, nine-hole loop of par 3 holes range from 56 to 112 yards in length. The Ashford […]


Black Knight CC Closes After 89 Years

By | December 29, 2017

The Beckley, W. Va. club was bought in 2011 by Jim Justice, who also owns The Greenbrier and another resort in the state and was elected as West Virginia’s Governor in 2016. Justice said he had invested close to $5 million in Black Knight but had to close it because of dwindling membership, competition from newer clubs and lack of an 18-hole golf course. “It just breaks your heart [to close], but at the same time, at some point in time it will break your wallet, too,” Justice said.


The Greenbrier’s Sporting Club Adds Nine-Hole Course

By | November 30, 2017

The members-only offering at the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., property will open in summer 2018, featuring holes ranging from 76 to 112 yards. The course, named The Ashford, will be walking only, and each green complex is inspired by famous designs from around the world. The Greenbrier’s private Sporting Club is adding a par-3 […]


The Greenbrier Showcases Restoration, Resiliency

By | June 29, 2017

A year after devastating flooding ravaged White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., prompting the resort to close its doors for business but open them for shelter, the property’s three golf courses have been fully restored. The Greenbrier Classic, which was canceled last year, will return to The Old White TPC on July 6. A feature in […]


A Taste of Reality

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Unfortunately, in this case the barrage of brutal food criticisms was not just delivered to a club or resort manager, but to the million or so people who read The Washington Post each day.