Improvements made over the summer to the Winston-Salem, N.C. club’s Donald Ross-designed course included new Champion ultradwarf Bermuda putting surfaces, whiter sand in bunkers with improved drainage, and a new short-game area with a long, undulating practice green, two bunkers and two generous chipping areas. Tree removal was also done throughout the course. The […]
The City of Denver is planning to power the new clubhouse and maintenance building at the course with solar panels that will ideally result in a 54 percent reduction of energy costs. The design of the new facilities, in keeping with a city requirement to meet LEED Golf Certification standards, will include floor-to-ceiling glass windows […]
The 125-year-old club in Ohio’s capital city has completed a two-year, $4.5 million renovation of its Donald Ross golf course while also adding amenities, activities and programming to appeal to a younger and more family-oriented demographic. Seventy-five new members, with an average age of 39, joined last year. An article and photo slideshow in […]
The updated application reduces the total number of trees designated for removal from the Lake Oswego, Ore., property from 197 to 181, while addressing city concerns about specific groups of trees. The club also plans to plant 186 new trees as part of a mitigation plan, 109 of which would be Italian cypress “Tiny Tower” trees.
The Lake Oswego, Ore., property has asked the city for permission to cut down 197 trees, saying they are in poor health, structurally unsound, and causing spacing issues. The club plans to remove 56 additional invasive trees that do not require a permit. The property will still have approximately 1,500 trees on site.
The city golf courses in Hamilton, Ontario plan to remove 1,000 dead and diseased ash trees in small sections over the next three years. On all three golf properties, it was found that approximately 30% of ash trees were already dead.