While most golf properties are now open or reopening within the next week, the front nine and pump house are submerged in saltwater at Country Club of Charleston (S.C.), while TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., saw 18 inches of rain and 200 downed trees, and Worthington Golf Club in Bonita Springs, Fla., is 60%…
Giving Seniors More Moments
Recognizing that the older generations won’t be able to play 18 holes on a full-length course forever, many clubs are expanding their range of recreational options offered to seniors, to greatly enhance the appeal for them to remain active, dues-paying members.
Verandah Club Superintendent Dies After Accident
Garry Higgins, who served as the Old Orange golf course’s superintendent since 2012, died July 19 of complications stemming from an accident that happened at the Fort Myers, Fla., property two weeks earlier. Details about what caused the injuries were unavailable.
Jay Severson Named Director of Membership Sales at Verandah Club
Jay Severson has been named Director of Membership sales at Verandah Club, Fort Myers, Fla. Severson is responsible for marketing and managing the resident and nonresident membership programs at Verandah Club, which features two championship golf courses, pro shop, River House restaurant and lounge, and Tennis and Fitness Center. Severson joined Bonita Bay Group in…