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New Mexico's Rockwind Community Links has earned another significant accolade with Golf Inc. Magazine's selection as a 2015 Development of the Year. Rockwind is one of only five courses from four countries to be honored with the prestigious designation in the publication's annual competition that evaluates the best new private and public courses. read more

"Rees makes his golf courses enjoyable challenges for the everyday player while enabling the layouts to be stout tests for those competing in the highest-level championships" said David Fay, former USGA executive director, who has worked with Jones on a number of USGA events, most notable Bethpage Black. read more

"Our previous improvements, coupled with the new $25 million investment, solidifies our commitment to attracting younger and more diverse members by continually improving the brand promise and programming," said Craig D. Martin C.C.M., St. Andrews Country Club Chief Operating Officer and General Manager. read more

"This golf course is an innovative alternative design that is shorter, fun, takes less time to play, and can be changed daily to play quite differently," Tripp Davis said. "The foundation is an 18-hole, par-3 course without defined tee boxes, just large fairway areas, so players can play vastly different angles and distances." read more

"We are proud to have been chosen by PGA Golf Club to provide lightning prediction and warning systems for this renowned golf destination, and pleased that Thor PCX and Thor Mobile software is being used to distribute lightning prediction and radar data to everyone at each facility," said Bob Dugan, President of Thor Guard. read more

"These developments form another strand of our on-going multi-million pound investment program in Gleneagles' golf courses," said Gleneagles Director of Golf Gary Silcock. read more

As the only golf course in Myrtle Beach to offer Golfboards -- a surfboard-style golf cart -- True Blue Golf Club offers an unforgettable destination for a winter golf trip. read more

General Manager Richard Latham is delighted with the appointment, saying: "Tom Doak is one of the most accomplished architects in the world today and we feel that renovating/refining a national treasure like the Hotchkin Course requires expert opinion. We are huge admirers of Tom's work and are confident that his input will be invaluable." read more

"It is no surprise PGA Catalunya Resort emerged a handsome - and deserved - winner of Spain's Best Course category in the latest Today's Golfer Travel Awards," said Today's Golfer courses editor, Kevin Brown. read more

"We're grateful for how much the community welcomed our organization last year and embraced our team's many changes and new opportunities," said Integrity Golf Chief Financial Officer Ed Whalley, whose company oversees numerous municipal courses as part of its 40-course portfolio in seven states. read more

The partnership will see resident members of Assoufid Golf Club offered complimentary playing privileges at Mission Hills -- a development that boasts golf courses designed by some of the game's modern-day greats including Sir Nick Faldo, Annika Sorenstam and Ernie Els. Mission Hills' members will enjoy the same courtesy when visiting Assoufid. read more

"Along with the smooth consistency, Bermuda greens fare far better than bent grass during the hot summer months around the Sandhills," said Matt Hausser, PGA, Director of Golf Operations at Talamore Golf Resort. "After a thorough review of the different strains, we have selected Champion Bermuda." read more

"KemperSports is the right partner to lead our club in to the next generation," said board president Kevin Martin. "As a fellow Midwest company, they share in the similar values of exceptional service and experience that have been instilled at Pottawattomie Country Club." read more

"In less than five years, Shackamaxon has established itself as the golf and social center of the Scotch Plains-Westfield area," said Christopher Schiavone, co-owner of Shackamaxon Country Club and chief executive officer of RDC. "The acknowledgement from Golfstyles readers further validates that 'Shack' is a great private club value." read more

"All of us at Yamaha would like to congratulate the Tatanka team for winning this prestigious award," said Yamaha Golf-Car Company President Tom McDonald. "The course is beautifully integrated into the rambling Nebraska landscape and sensitively preserves the natural environment." read more