Golf News for Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"Our world-class Plantation Golf Club significantly enhances the overall golf experience for our members and guests," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. "We're honored to be named 'New Clubhouse of the Year' as we continually strive to remain at the pinnacle of top resort destinations." [... more » ]

"We treat everyone the way we want to be treated - with respect and integrity," says Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of BCG. "Led by General Manager Bobby Kidder, our team works hard to ensure every step of the guest journey is enjoyable and well worth repeat play." [... more » ]

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America survey shows salaries for superintendents continue steady increase in 2015. Biennial survey shows average salary rises to $85, 204. [... more » ]

"With the launch of the Southern Counties Heathland Golf Tour, we have put together a trail of some of the most authentic, yet natural heathland courses of England which until now have been a fairly well-guarded secret as far as the rest of the world was concerned," said Andy Stubbs of West Sussex Golf Club. [... more » ]

"The course just gets better and better as it matures," Roy Bechtol said. "We are seeing players come to the region from longer and longer distances because of the great word of mouth and growing reputation that continues about Black Bear Golf Club." [... more » ]

"To be rated in the Top 50 Courses in the U.S. by the Golf Advisor, an industry leader in golf course reviews, is a very exciting accomplishment," said Michael McCloskey, Senior Head Professional at Incline Village's Championship Course. "This specific accolade weighs heavy in my mind because the rankings are calculated from the comments of average every day golfers." [... more » ]

As part of this Ultimate Strat golf package you'll enjoy $50 off each of your rounds at Bali Hai Golf Club and Royal Links Golf Club and enjoy accommodations at the Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino from only $26 per night! [... more » ]

Located on the west side of Otsego Lake in Gaylord, The Natural golf course at Beaver Creek Resort is very deserving of its name. It it sites on one of the most scenic sites in northern Michigan. Stay at Beaver Creek and play The Natural from just $99.95 per person per day! [... more » ]

"Andrew has leveraged his passion for golf and our brand to form mutually-beneficial partnerships with many of America's most prominent green grass merchandisers," says Christian Nilsson, CEO of Galvin Green. "His personal network, business approach and leadership mark him as the ideal person to help steer our business." [... more » ]

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) students and alumni recently volunteered their time and training to help hundreds of athletes and coaches at the 29th Annual PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. [... more » ]

"Now with five Potawatomi Nations participating, both the prestige and prize money for the Potawatomi Cup have continued to grow," said Symetra Tour Chief Business Officer Mike Nichols. "The Potawatomi Cup adds extra intrigue for our fans and added incentive for our players to try and climb the leaderboard to win." [... more » ]

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College Golf Power Rankings: Top rated courses among NCAA National Championship finalist schools
In celebration of the colleges that made the men's and women's NCAA National Golf Championship Finals at Concession Golf Club, we're publishing a special college golf edition of Power Rankings. We've looked up the home golf clubs of these finalists (including individual finalists) to see which have been rated the best on Golf Advisor. The 10 courses represent not only some of the best facilities in college golf but also let anyone, alum or not, play a round. For more...

Freshman Lauren Whyte sends Baylor to the NCAA Women’s Championship finals
Following one of the most unforgettable days in college golf history, on Wednesday afternoon Baylor will play Stanford in the championship match at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. Neither school has ever won a national title. For more...

Streamsong Resort in central Florida: What you need to know about visiting America's hottest new golf resort
The buzz at Streamsong Resort in central Florida has been steady since it opened a little more than two years ago. Typically, when you get that kind of hype, you're set up for disappointment. But I can honestly say that I wasn't let down. Streamsong is all it's cracked up to be, especially if you like links golf. So when you're ready to knock this one off your bucket list, here are some things you should know. For more...