The sales represent two more in a long list of courses sold in recent weeks by the Leisure Investment Properties Group.
Online Guide to Customized, Eco-Friendly Course Operation Nears Launch
A web portal developed by University of Florida researchers that will help individual golf properties tailor environmentally friendly best practices to their specific needs is scheduled to be available by August. Web portals for each state are also targeted for development by 2020.
Tampa Sports Authority Uses Controversial Pesticide on Golf Courses
In 2008, the public agency used Curfew at Babe Zaharias Golf Course in Tampa, Fla., which generated public outcry and accusations that the chemical made a nearby resident sick. Residents claim that the agency did not adequately notify them of its use of the chemical last year at the Rogers Park Golf Course.
Probe of On-Course Gambling Puts Tarpon Springs GC in Viral Spotlight
After receiving a letter, reportedly from a disgruntled employee, that league players at the Florida municipal course were each putting $20 into a pot that would be divided among those shooting low rounds or winning other competitions, local police looked into possible violations of statutes that prohibit the “operation of a gambling house” and the “promotion of games in connection with the sale of a product or service.” After the investigation was forwarded to the Florida State’s Attorney Office, the club’s Course Manager/Director of Golf told league players they would have to stop the practice and retained an attorney to protect himself personally against possible felony charges.
Equipped for Success
Just because golf course maintenance equipment is past its prime doesn’t mean it needs to be put out to pasture. Used equipment can go toward helping other organizations, particularly those dedicated to growing the game of golf. Last year, the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., donated some of its used turf equipment to…
Plenty of Cookin’ in Cajun Country
C&RB’s sold-out 2012 Chef to Chef Conference in New Orleans featured everything from skinned gators to instant ice-sculpture designs. Clubs with members who root against the University of Florida and whose chefs attended C&RB’s sold-out 2012 Chef to Chef Conference may see a new dish, Cajun Microwave Alligator, at pre- or post-game events this year.…