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, […]

Sellout Performers


Some of the most valuable members of properties’ golf staffs have nothing to do with playing the game—but plenty to do with maximizing the sales power of the pro shop.

Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort Updates Event Pavilion

By | November 2, 2017

Updates to the 5,600-sq. ft. event space include a new 800-sq. ft. Pavilion Suite, a 25,000-sq. ft. Event Lawn, expanded patio, vestibule, 22 date palm trees wrapped in LED lights, and pull-down screens to cut back on glare. Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort recently completed a renovation and expansion project on its 5,600-sq. ft. Event […]

Beyond Face Time


Golf instruction has gone high-tech, as teaching pros find that the extra cost for new tools that go well beyond the capabilities of one-dimensional video can be justified by faster and more precise analysis of all that goes into a student’s swing.

Indian Wells (Calif.) Golf Resort Offers Golf Made Simple

By | October 5, 2017

The golf school has partnered with the resort to improve students’ swings, with classes slated to begin November 3 and continuing through May 16. Through the program, a typical day includes three hours on the practice range, lunch in the clubhouse, another hour on the practice range, and six holes of on-course instruction. Indian Wells […]