The historic Tulsa, Okla., club will thoroughly renovate its Perry Maxwell-designed championship course as well as its practice facilities, including the creation of a new short-game area and a first-ever indoor teaching facility. The course will close on August 1, 2018 and reopen in June 2019. While Southern Hills has been promised its fifth PGA Championship (and eighth major) by 2030, the project is primarily designed to “keep us relevant as a premier country club for our members,” said General Manager Nick Sidorakis.
The Guggenheim family founded the property in 1918, and it was purchased by IBM as a retreat for employees in 1953 before the Village of Sands Point, N.Y., bought it in 1994. The property features an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool, 12 tennis courts, five platform tennis courts, and casual dining venues. KemperSports has been […]
The Bowling Green, Fla., property opened Streamsong Black on September 25 to golf industry leaders and guests before welcoming public play on September 29. The Gil Hanse-designed layout plays to a par-73 with five par-5s. On September 25, Streamsong Resort in Bowling Green, Fla., debuted its third course, Streamsong Black, designed by Gil Hanse. Golf […]
As it continues to enhance its status as a golf mecca, the suburban Chicago property has also stepped up its game to provide a full range of year-round, family-oriented attractions. From when it was first established by a group of Shriners in 1924, Medinah (Ill.) Country Club, in suburban Chicago, has always been associated first […]
Under the proposal, $6.4 million would be spent to update the A.W. Tillinghast-designed golf course, removing 350 trees to make way for redesigned greens, tee boxes and vistas. The club is also proposing a $4.4 million upgrade to the clubhouse, including a larger bar and grill and a new pool. Member voting on the project will be tabulated on May 25.
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