TEAM TROON member Justin Thomas has partnered with artist Lee Wybranski for a limited edition poster/print to benefit No Kid Hungry and Team Kentucky in the fight against COVID-19. Available from $50 up to $250 (the latter price for one of 150 editions signed by Thomas), the poster/print features the Kentucky native teeing off on the iconic 18th hole at Kapalua’s Plantation course during his Sentry Tournament of Champions win earlier this year.
Troon-affiliated facilities in Arkansas and Florida have clubhouse projects in the works this year. At Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Arkansas, a brand new $6 million facility (rendering,left) will include 9,000 square feet of public space, a golf shop, men’s and women’s locker rooms, and a 58-seat full-service bar and pub. Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla.,has broken ground on a $6.5 million renovation and enhancement project that will expand the functionality of the clubhouse, create more flexible open space, and elevate the member dining experience
Audubon International has recognized Kapalua’sPlantation Course for 25 years of certification as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary. “Throughout the 2019 refinement of the PlantationCourse, we went to great Lengths to maintain our Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary status,” said Alex Nakajima, general manager, Kapalua Golf & Tennis. “Director of Agronomy Andrew Rebman and our entire agronomy team deserve a ton of credit for managing our natural resources in an environmentally responsible way, while growing-in and maintaining a championship level golf course.”
Bookcliff Country Club in Grand Junction, Colo., is in the midst of a renaissance that includes numerous capital improvements. Among the changes are a new clubhouse entryway and interior flooring; an expanded event lawn and pool area; a new fleet of golf carts; and an upgraded tennis court with two new pickleball courts. “It’s an exciting time at Bookcliff Country Club,” said general manager Paul Nolen. “The club is fiscally healthy, we’re making a number of fantastic improvements around the club, and membership is growing. As the weather warms here on the Western Slope, we’re expecting a great season.”