Monthly Archives: May 2011

NGCOA Develops Tee-time Reseller Statement

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) May 20, 2011 — The National Golf Course Owners Association has developed policies to guide golf courses in deciding whether to contract with tee-time resellers like GolfNow, GolfHub and Groupon. The policy was developed after inquiries by courses … Continue reading

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Poconos Offers Early-Season Packages

(THE POCONOS, Pa.) May 19, 2011 — Several Pocono Mountains golf courses have released early-season rates with rounds under $100 and stay-and-play packages, including specials at Mount Airy, a AAA four-diamond resort ranked among the top 100 casino resorts, the … Continue reading

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Nicklaus: 12 Holes May Be the Future

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) May 19, 2011 — Jack Nicklaus thinks the four to five hours it takes to play 18 holes means that the future of golf may lie in 12-hole rounds, the Golden Bear told the Tennessean newspaper.

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Sandia, Inn of the Mountain Gods Make Best Casino Courses List

(ORLANDO) May 19, 21011 — Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque hit No. 27 on GolfWeek magazine’s 2010 Top 50 “Best Casino Courses” list, while the Inn of the Mountain Gods near Ruidoso comes in at No. 47.

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ABQ Shifts Muni Supers — Hope for Ladera?

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) May 18, 2011 — City Hall is shifting turf managers of three of the four City of Albuquerque municipal golf courses — notably sending the long-time supervisor at Ladera back to Puerto del Sol, where she worked years … Continue reading

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