The management firm will oversee the re-opening of the University Park, Ill., club’s 18-hole golf course and banquet facility, with plans to position the facility as a convenient and family-friendly golf oasis. The property includes the Urban Room restaurant, renovated 7,000-sq. ft. clubhouse with pro shop and bar area, and 350-sq. ft. practice putting green.
Municipalities Revisit Golf Course Strategies
Cities, towns and villages in Pennsylvania, Alabama, Oregon, Illinois, Georgia, Iowa, and California are devising new ways to make municipal golf courses profitable or at least stop losing money. Officials in Allentown, Pa., plan to reduce the negative balance in the city golf fund by developing a business plan rather than relying on a third-party management firm.