“It will take up to two years for some of the organic changes we’ve made to mature into place, but we’re excited about making this an outstanding golf facility for the members.”
– Michael Shoun, McConnell Golf Group of Raleigh
The Palm Desert-based Bighorn Institute held its annual fund-raising tournament Nov. 24 at Stone Eagle Golf Club in Palm Desert. This year marked the 27th annual event for the Bighorn Institute Golf Classic. The special day of golf benefited the institute’s research and conservation efforts for the endangered Peninsular bighorn sheep.
The golf was preceded by a membership pre-tournament party at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Ranch Mirage. The party featured food, drinks, silent and live auctions, all enjoyed by the 145 guests.
The New York Times just profiled Montana’s most exclusive ski area, the Yellowstone Club, and things are looking up for the 13,600-acre private club. After defaulting on a $375 million loan in November 2008, the Yellowstone Club spent years trying to clean up from a messy divorce case and bankruptcy. But though the caviar bar might be gone, the Yellowstone Club is back on top and thriving.
Tallahassee’s oldest golf course is getting an infusion of new blood.
Capital City Country Club, which has operated in the shadow of the Florida capitol since 1914, has signed a contract with Integrity Golf Company to operate the historic club. Integrity Golf Co. officially took over last Monday.
Royal Bermuda Yacht Club has been given planning permission to improve its Hamilton headquarters.
According to the planning application, which was first submitted in August, the RBYC is seeking to extend an existing hardstand on the Albouy’s Point property, relocate the dry dock, and build a new marina office with a viewing platform — an extension of the hardstand used for the Youth Sailing Programme.
2000 glamorous Perth party-lovers have flocked to the sold out Cuban Club event in Dalkeith today at Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club
The luxurious New Year’s Day soiree, which is held at the Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club, was this year inspired by Palm Springs resort city in California.
The sun was shining and the fashionistas were out in force at the swanky event, which has sold out every year in its nine-year history.
Once again American Friends of our Armed Forces offered valley residents the opportunity to share their Thanksgiving Day with Marines and Sailors from the Marine Air Ground Combat Center at 29 Palms. The 8 year program has grown from 8 Marines being hosted in the initial year to the 350 expected this year.
Behind two massive oak doors is a miniature Downton Abbey-style lobby, mainly wood, wing-backed chairs surrounding an ample reading table stocked with serious newspapers. A graceful, circular staircase summons the initiated to secret room beyond. The ladies’ cloak and powder room is stocked with hairspray and hand cream.
More than 50 Marines and Sailors enjoyed Toscana Country Club for Thanksgiving as one of nine clubs participating in the American Friends of our Armed Forces (AFAF) annual program hosted by Coachella Valley families.
It’s a crisp fall day at Merion Cricket Club, where, among a bevy of athletic activity, there’s a cricket match on the immaculate Great Lawn. Brian Crochiere, the club’s immediate past president, describes it as “green velvet,” though he swears the turf was brown a week earlier, before grounds superintendent Mark Finnerty and his team aerated the lawn and worked their magic.