Persimmon CC Selects Troon

By | July 16, 2018

The Gresham, Ore. property is located in the shadows of Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams, just east of Portland. Its Gene “Bunny” Mason-designed golf course opened for play in 1992 and is situated in a protective mountain bowl. Persimmon Country Club, a private club located in the shadows of Mount Hood, Mount […]

Renovations Underway at Palmilla Beach GC

By | July 13, 2018

The Port Aransas, Texas, property was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey, but officials have begun to implement a recovery plan that includes improvements to provide better protection against future storms, as well as new amenities and features to create an “entertainment facility.” The course is expected to reopen to golfers in April 2019. It has […]

Troon Moves Into Tennis With Cliff Drysdale Acquisition

By | July 10, 2018

The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based club operator that has grown to date by specializing in golf and golf-related hospitality will now join with the New Braunfels, Texas-based firm that is involved with tennis-related development and management for 30 locations in nine states and two countries. “We are to tennis and health what Troon has been to golf […]

MemberInsight Expands Industry Reach

By | June 12, 2018

The automated member survey and benchmarking tool that was introduced a year ago is now being used by 30 private club and resort properties in the U.S. and Canada to help improve both member and employee satisfaction. MemberInsight, an automated member survey and benchmarking tool that was introduced a year ago (, is now being […]

Tennessee’s Colonial CC Under Contract to Be Sold, Improved

By | February 26, 2018

Troon Golf has already contracted with the prospective buyer, who has not yet been identified, to take over operations of the Cordova, Tenn. property in suburban Memphis. Over 160 acres of the now-closed North Course would be used for residential development, but the South Course, site of PGA tournaments in the ‘70s and ‘80s, will serve as an anchor for a new resort-style property tailored to an active senior community.

$20M Renovation Planned for Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

By | January 29, 2018

Under the ownership of Wheelock Street Capital, the Braselton, Ga., resort will see property-wide updates that are expected to wrap up by the middle of 2019. The first portion of the project will fully renovate and transform the golf clubhouse, which is expected to be complete by the end of July 2018. Opened in 1985, […]