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.
Tim Schantz, who has worked at Troon since 1998, is president of the company, a new position for the world's largest management company.
Dana Garmany, who founded the company in 1990, has been Chief Executive Officer for most of the company's existence. He retired in 2009, but resumed the title of CEO less than two years later in 2011.
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 continues to make personnel changes that started with the departure of John Easterbrook, who left to join the PGA of America. The world’s largest golf management company promoted two long-time executives to division presidents in March.
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.
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 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.
KemperSports will manage Yucaipa Valley Golf Club, an 18-hole course in Yucaipa, Calif., along the foothills south of the San Bernardino Mountains in east San Bernardino County.
Yucaipa Valley Golf Club has been a popular golf destination and community hub for almost 20 years, with a par-72, 6,800-yard track that was designed by Rainville & Bye.
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.
Mosiac Clubs and Resorts has been managing Osprey Cove Golf Club in St. Mary's, Georgia since January 1. It is managing all golf amenities, including the clubhouse, pro shop and the course.
The clubhouse recently underwent a $2 million renovation.