Belfair’s East Course Reopens Following Four-Month Renovation

By | October 11, 2018

The project at the Bluffton, S.C. club used GPS coordinates to restore green complexes on the East course, one of two designed for the property by Tom Fazio, to their original size. The project also resurfaced greens with TifEagle grass and fairways, tees and collars with Latitude 36 bermudagrass, and upgraded bunkers with the Capillary […]


New Owner Gives Crosswinds GC New Look and Direction

By | October 9, 2018

The Greenville, S.C. property, which features a par-3 course with holes designed by top architects including Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and Rees Jones, is being revived by golf-hospitality impresario Davis Sezna to be a “transitional amenity” for those who get energized by a Topgolf experience to take the next steps to playing the game. Tee-box […]


Stonebriar CC Marks 30-Year Anniversary

By | October 8, 2018

As the first and only private club in Frisco, Texas, the ClubCorp property has grown from one golf course and 100 founding members to 1,600 members, 36 holes of golf and a full complement of other recreational facilities and activities. Future renovations will include a pool and tennis facility reinvention. Stonebriar Country Club, a ClubCorp […]


Group Formed for Tech-Focused Golf Ventures

By | September 19, 2018

Brett Campbell, co-founder of workplace automation software vendor Nintex, has formed Overload Golf Ventures to raise $25 million from high-net worth investors, including golf course owners and other golf executives, for its first fund. Other partners in the firm include Austin Fazio, son of course architect Tom Fazio. Much of the fund’s initial focus will […]


Victoria National GC to Become Part of Dormie Network

By | July 13, 2018

The Newburgh, Ind., club is being added to the Nebraska-based portfolio of destination-golf properties. Victoria National has been owned since 2010 by The Suddath Companies, which acquired it from the family of Terrance Friedman, who built the club with a Tom Fazio-designed golf course in 1998 on over 400 acres of abandoned mining land. Victoria […]


Renamed Gateway G&CC Expanding Amenities Under New Ownership

By | June 4, 2018

The formerly golf-centric property in Fort Myers, Fla., which was bought from the members for $5 million by Donald Garrett in March and is being renamed The Club at Gateway, is adding a wellness center, resort-style pool, bocce and pickleball courts and expanded dining and banquet space to complement its Tom Fazio course. “We thought […]