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Biltmore residents fight golf course plan.

Posted by   /  April 2, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Colleen Sparks | North Central News Residents in the Biltmore Estates community are fighting plans by a development company to build an event pavilion on a golf course as they believe it will further disrupt the tranquil quality of life they moved into their homes to enjoy. Many residents who live in the Biltmore […]

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Why homebuilders are getting creative with Valley golf courses

Posted by   /  February 3, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

A unique putting course being created in the West Valley as part of new housing development will feature holes identical to those of championship golf courses around the nation. / Provided by Lennar / Phoenix Business Journal By Angela Gonzales  | Phoenix Business Journal An 18-hole championship golf course being designed by Jack Nicklaus at Toll Brothers […]

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Tucson golf courses like Crooked Tree facing an uncertain future

Posted by   /  January 22, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Greg Hansen | Arizona Daily Star Rich Mueller was a golf instructor at the Catalina Family Golf Center 25 years go, one of four standalone Tucson driving ranges that were so busy they often had waiting lines to get an available space. Hitting a bucket of old golf balls used to be a high […]

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[VIDEO] Amid golf’s decline, towns must decide what to do with the land

Posted by   /  October 18, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal As golf declines in popularity, communities across the country are struggling with how to best redevelop the land that’s left behind. WSJ visited the Tucson suburb of Oro Valley where the town is trying to figure out what to do with its municipal course. READ ON:

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Golf Digest names 2 of SWABACK’s Golf Clubhouses as “The Greatest Clubhouses in America”

Posted by   /  August 28, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Los Angeles C.C. Clubhouse / Golf Digest Golf Digest A clubhouse is a three-dimensional space that is the sum of the locker rooms, the bar, the dining rooms and more. And it exudes a certain character through its architectural forms. We asked our 1,700+ course-ranking panelists to evaluate the greatness of golf’s best clubhouses on […]

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Are public golf courses up to par?

Posted by   /  August 27, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Liz Farmer | Governing Standing on the 7th hole putting green on the municipal golf course in Rockville, Md., it’s easy to take a deep breath and forget about the traffic-clogged roads, noisy highways and rumbling commuter trains that cut through much of this bustling Washington, D.C., suburb. It’s quiet at RedGate Golf Course. […]

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Golf-home owners chip in to save struggling courses

Posted by   /  June 6, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Candace Taylor | The Wall Street Journal Since retiring to a home overlooking the 17th green at Sapelo Hammock Golf Club, in Shellman Bluff, Ga., Michael Hardy has spent many an afternoon with friends on the golf course. But instead of swinging a club, he’s mowing the grass and trimming branches. Nine years ago, […]

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New York lawmakers tee up tax bill that takes a swing at golf courses

Posted by   /  April 18, 2019  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

Industry advocates have sounded the alarm about proposed legislation that could raise property taxes Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. The prospect of higher taxes comes as the golf industry has stabilized after the 2008 recession hit it hard. /Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images By Keiko Morris | The Wall Street Journal Golf-industry advocates have […]

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The other Club West casualty

Posted by   /  December 20, 2018  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

  By Ahwatukee Foothills News Club West has lost what for a time was a popular restaurant on the golf course. Biscuits Club West has closed for good. When owner Lloyd Melton opened it in the clubhouse that overlooks the lake, many residents rejoiced that they had a Biscuits that was a lot closer than […]

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Club West Golf Course put up for sale

Posted by   /  December 20, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News Three months after regaining ownership of the Club West Golf Course, Wilson Gee has put it up for sale. Gee last Friday priced the course at $1 million – making it the cheaper of the two golf courses in Arizona currently on the market and one of […]

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