21 GCH Courses Earn Golfweek’s “Best Residential Courses” Award for 2017

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Golfweek Magazine has issued its Top 200 ‘Best Residential Courses’ list for 2017 and 21 Golf Course Home communities are on the list. Overall, the GCH contingent represents nine states, lead by South Carolina with seven courses followed by Florida with five. Arizona and Georgia came next with three and two tracks, respectively. Reserve at […]

The Club at Ibis Celebrates Grand Opening of Its New Clubhouse

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The Club at Ibis in West Palm Beach, Fla., celebrated the grand opening of a breathtaking new clubhouse on Tuesday, November 17, highlighted by a visit by club courses designers Jack and Steve Nicklaus. The new 80,000 SF clubhouse was a central part of the $33 million the club spent on renovations which added 22,000 […]

Tiger Woods Designs New Bluejack National Course

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Tiger Woods and his company, Tiger Woods Design, will design Bluejack National’s new 18-hole golf course in Montgomery, Texas. Construction is set to begin this summer, with expected completion in the fall of 2015. Bluejack National is set among 755 acres of countryside, offering close to 400 private suites, cottages, estates and other residences as […]

Jack Nicklaus’ Short Stroll as a Golf Course Architect Went from Being a King Player to a King Maker

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This is the second of a series on golf course architects and their designs. Watch for future posts on Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones II and others. Putting the Jack Nicklaus signature on a community’s golf course immediately bestows blue chip status on the surrounding real estate. Whether you play golf or not, when you […]

Tom Fazio: A Golf Course Designer Who Brings Value & Soul Satisfying Play to Golf Communities

Frederica, GA: One of Fazio’s latest gems. This is the first of a series on golf course architects and their designs. Watch for future posts on Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones II and others. Between 1998 and 2003, in what can now be considered the Golden Age of golf course design in terms […]

Dataw Island, SC Cotton Dike Golf Course Renovation Highlights Jenkins Creek and Marshes

Dataw Island, SC’s popular Cotton Dike Golf Course just reopened for play following a much-anticipated, multi-million dollar rebuild and re-grassing of its greens. The Tom Fazio-designed course, known for its prime views of Jenkins Creek and surrounding tidal marshes, now exemplifies modern construction standards for conditioning and playability. Renovation of Dataw Island’s Morgan River course […]