City Briefly Turns Off Water at StoneRidge CC

By | September 28, 2017

The city of Poway, Calif., cut the water supply to the club on September 27 for lack of payment of its water bills. The supply of raw water used to irrigate the golf course as well as its potable supply of water were switched back on later in the afternoon after a certified check for […]

Two California Clubs Select Management Firms

By | March 8, 2017

Inland Empire Country Club in Chino Hills, Calif. is now managed by Western Golf Properties, and Yucaipa Valley Golf Club in Yucaipa, Calif. has selected KemperSports as its management company.

“Rowdy” Residents Stand Up to Silverstone GC Sale

By | September 9, 2015

More than 300 people who live near the Las Vegas property secured a temporary restraining order to keep the course watered and vowed to set up human blockades to stop any attempts to tear it up, as part of their objection to the plans of new owner Ronald Richards, who sparked similar controversy after acquiring Escondido CC in California.

Emergency Repairs at Coal Creek GC Reach $5M

By | February 7, 2014

The Louisville, Colo., city council approved a contract with Landscapes Unlimited LLC to repair the city-owned property after floods in September washed out up to 40 bunkers, damaged 14 greens and tee boxes, impacted 25 acres of fairways, and destroyed three bridges. The city hopes FEMA will cover $2 million of the overall cost of the restoration, and expects the course to be open for business again in spring 2015.

City to Take Over Management of Coal Creek GC

By | November 5, 2013

The Louisville (Colo.) City Council voted unanimously to bring management of the city-owned golf course in-house after ending its agreement with Western Golf Properties, which has managed the facility for 12 years. Flooding in September caused an estimated $3.5 million in damage to the course, which washed out up to 40 bunkers, damaged 14 greens and 14 tee boxes, destroyed three bridges and took out much of the course’s irrigation system.