Storms and heavy rain caused a 3-1/2-hour delay and changed Crooked Stick Golf Club's greens from fast and firm to soft and accessible Thursday during the first round of the BMW Championship in Carmel.
Lebanon attorney Kent Frandsen, co-chair of the BMW Championship, has volunteered in some capacity for 10 national championships at the Pete Dye-designed course.
The three-level, 65,000-square-foot location—the company’s first in Indiana—would offer competitive golfing games in addition to food, alcohol and other entertainment options.
The season has been so bad, some central Indiana courses are facing significant financial losses—and perhaps ruin.
The country club on the northwest side foresees 46 houses on 25 acres and using money from the sale of the land to make crucial improvements to the private retreat.
A par-3 golf course on the city’s north side could be replaced by a $45 million apartment community with nearly 400 units, much to the chagrin of neighbors opposing the massive project.
Golf course and country club management firm Green Golf Partners launched four years ago, at a time the golf industry nationwide was deep in the rough.
The future of the Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers is expected to become clearer next week, when a bankruptcy court judge weighs in on the lender’s plan to take over operations.
Burned by the economic meltdown and the scorching summer of 2012, five Indiana golf courses are rolling out a new game this year in hopes of bringing a little more green to their greens.
The lender for the Hawthorns Golf & Country Club is an affiliate of California-based Concert Golf Partners, which hopes to convert its debt into ownership of the Fishers club.
The move comes after a lender filed a $4.8 million foreclosure lawsuit on the club and asked a Hamilton County court to appoint a receiver.