Management updates: Hampton, Cypress, BCG

• Laurel Oak Country Club in Sarasota, Fla. named Hampton Golf to manage its 36 holes of golf  — the Gary Player-designed Player Course and the Rees Jones-designed Jones Course. It also has a 45,000-sq. ft. clubhouse and a tennis clubhouse. The club’s tennis amenity complex features a junior Olympic size pool, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, and outdoor dining options.

• Cypress Golf Management and it’s sister company Cypress Golf Course Services (CGCS) recently announced the 5-year renewal of their maintenance agreement with the City of Pompano Beach and its 36-hole golf operation. Scott Zakany, principal in Cypress Golf Management, stated that the City of Pompano Beach and CGCS have a great working relationship and are working together on the regrassing of the greens this spring using Platinum Paspalum. CGCS will be overseeing the entire project which may also include some bunker renovations and tee rebuilding. 

• Middlesex County in New Jersey hired Billy Casper Golf (BCG) to manage its golf courses. The company, which already manages three public golf courses in New Jersey, will add Tamarack in East Brunswick, Raritan Landing in Piscataway and The Meadows at Middlesex in Plainsboro. The contract is a one-year agreement at an annual cost of $210,000, according to Carol Byrnes of the MCIA.

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