OB Sports takes over Royal Blue in Bahamas

May 19, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

OB Sports Golf Management has assumed club management duties for Royal Blue Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas. "We’re excited to be a part of such an incredible golf and resort development, especially with a golf course that is considered one of the best in the world," said C.A. Roberts, President of OB Sports. "Everything at Royal Blue is first-class, from the course conditions to the panoramic views on every hole. It should be on every player’s bucket list.The first Jack Nicklaus Signature Design in Nassau, Royal Blue measures 7,189-yards, and plays to a par of 72.

Billy Casper Golf new manager for Giants Ridge

May 3, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

Billy Casper Golf has been selected by Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board, with partner Guest Service, Inc., to manage golf operations and recreational offerings for Giants Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

The State of Minnesota and IRRRB approved the contract for BCG to guide golf course maintenance, marketing, sales, staffing and training, merchandising, food and beverage, golf instruction and financial management for Giants Ridge's two courses: The Legend and The Quarry.

Troon adds two California courses

April 19, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

Troon has added two daily fee clubs in California, making the Golden state one of the company's largest and fastest growing regions. It has 20 facilities in the state, including daily fee, resort, semi-private and private clubs that total 30.5 18-hole equivalent golf courses.

Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, an 18-hole course in Vallejo, opened in 1995 and features an Arnold Palmer Signature golf course. Golf World and Golf Digest have recognized it as one of the best public courses in California.

Affeldt to retire, ClubCorp not seeking to be sold

April 12, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

Eric Affeldt will step down as Chief Executive Officer of ClubCorp after the company’s board finds a replacement, the company announced. The announcement came on the same day that the public company announced it would not pursue a strategic transaction, but instead would continue to focus on its three pronged growth strategy — growth, reinvention and acquisitions.

Braemar, Mosaic form alliance

April 3, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

Braemar Golf and Mosaic Clubs and Resorts have formed a strategic relationship to enhance their development, management and advisory services to clubs worldwide.

Braemar Golf, headquartered in St. Andrews, Scotland, helps clients with the planning, construction, management and marketing of golf facilities. The company’s clients have included some of the world’s most recognized names in golf, real estate and resort development, located in Africa, Europe and Asia. 

Green Golf Partners adds Westchase to portfolio

February 28, 2017
By Jack Crittenden

Green Golf Partners signed a 5-year agreement with Westchase Golf Club in Tampa, Florida, to manage the privately owned public facility, which is owned by Sano Corporation, an Illinois-based company that acquired Westchase in 2006.

Sano President Nick Neubauer said he chose Green Golf Partners to promote Westchase as a top regional golf destination.


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