South Carolina, Florida Courses Up and Running After Hurricane Irma

By | September 20, 2017

While most golf properties are now open or reopening within the next week, the front nine and pump house are submerged in saltwater at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), while TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., saw 18 inches of rain and 200 downed trees, and Worthington Golf Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., is 60% […]

USGA Postpones Women’s Mid-Amateur at Quail Creek CC

By | September 13, 2017

Heavy rain in August had already affected preparations for the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at the Naples, Fla., property, which was scheduled for October 7-12, but Hurricane Irma ultimately forced the tournament to be postponed. No rescheduled date has yet been established. The first United States Golf Association event in Collier County will have to […]

Norman, Dye Courses in Florida Set for Overhauls

By | May 9, 2017

The Greg Norman-designed Black Course at Tiburon GC at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. has been closed until November for a complete “remastering.” In Estero, Fla., members of the West Bay Club have approved a $4 million renovation of the Pete Dye-designed championship course; the project will begin in April 2018, with expected completion by November 2018.

Ten Troon Facilities to Host Drive, Chip and Putt Championships

By | February 21, 2017

The Troon properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, New York and Wyoming were selected to host local or sub-regional qualifying events for the championship, which is a complimentary youth golf development initiative in which the top 80 performers will earn an invitation to the National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club on the eve of the 2018 Masters Tournament.

Troon to Manage Tiburón Golf Club

By | September 2, 2016

The Naples, Fla., property features two 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf courses, a 27,000-sq. ft. clubhouse with three dining rooms, private member locker rooms and lounge areas, and a golf shop. The semi-private club has 260 golf members and is home to the Impact Zone Golf Academy which offers private lessons, multi-day golf schools and junior camps.