Redesign and renovation work to take place on Plantation course at Sea Island

The Plantation course at Sea Island Resort in Georgia, USA, is to undergo a redesign and renovation project led by Love Golf Design.

Aims of the work include the creation of new strategic elements on the course, while also restoring its character and routing.

Scot Sherman of Love Golf Design will lead the work, and the architect spoke to GCA about his plans for the project.

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Love Golf Design to build new course at University of Virginia

The University of Virginia Foundation recently announced that Love Golf Design, the golf course architecture firm founded by Davis Love III and his brother Mark, will build a new course on the site of the existing Birdwood Golf Course. The firm’s work on the layout is part of a multi-year improvement plan for the Boar’s Head Resort, the Virginia golf team’s facilities and the historic Birdwood Mansion.

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Davis Love III Named 2016 Ryder Cup Captain

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.  – PGA of America President and U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force Co-Chair Derek Sprague announced today that Davis Love III has been named as the Ryder Cup Captain to guide Team USA in the 41st Ryder Cup, Sept. 27– Oct. 2, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota. Love was the unanimous recommendation of the Ryder Cup Task Force.

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The Carolina Country Club Announces New Ownership and Management

New owners and Davis Love Golf Management to provide stability and sense of history to longtime private country club located in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

June 3, 2014 (Spartanburg) – The Carolina Country Club announced that the Club is now under new ownership.

In addition, Davis Love Golf Management (DLGM) has been retained to manage the Club. DLGM was created in 2008 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina. A trusted name in golf course management, DLGM is a full-service management company providing total facility management including operational, financial, accounting, and administrative services. Already onsite, their team has vast experience in managing private clubs across the southeast.

CarolinaCountryClub“We are delighted to add The Carolina Country Club to our portfolio of courses,” said Davis Love Golf Management Founder Mark Love. “We are especially excited at the prospect of providing new ideas, as well as making facility and operational improvements at the Club. It is our commitment to provide the very best member experience possible and we will work hard each day to make that happen.”

The new ownership group has immediate plans to make upgrades throughout the property and has already started on several improvement projects. Members and guests should expect to experience upgrades including physical improvements and repairs to the facility as well as improved golf course conditions. “We are incredibly pleased with the purchase of the property and the fact that Davis Love Golf Management has been selected to operate the Club” said Tom Kelly, the Club’s General Manager. “We are confident that the new owner’s commitment to providing service excellence and a quality experience will result in positive changes for our members and guests.”

The Carolina Country Club has also revamped its membership structure and is now offering golf and non-golf membership options for individuals, couples, and families. The Club has also added a membership option designed especially for young members which features lower monthly dues. All golf membership options include complimentary golf cart rentals as part of the monthly dues. Contact Tom Kelly at 864-583-1246 or tkelly@thecarolinacountryclub.com for membership information.

About The Carolina Country Club

The Carolina Country Club offers a spectacular array of amenities, including two clubhouses that are ideal for special events and member functions, a large swimming pool complex, tennis court complex featuring seven Har-Tru clay courts and three hard surface tennis courts, as well as a spectacular golf course complimented by a world-class practice facility. The par 72, 18-hole championship course at The Carolina Country Club was designed in 1984 by local architect Tom Jackson. The course consists of rolling hills, tree lined fairways, and several pristine lakes and streams. With six sets of tees, the golf course can be set up to challenge the highest level of player while still being fun and rewarding from every set of tees. The course played host to the PGA Nationwide Tour’s BMW Charity Pro Am from 2008 to 2012.

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Greg Nesbitt / Davis Love Golf Management
864-552-1378
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Davis Love Golf Management Adds Laurel Island Links to Their Family of Managed Golf Properties.

For Immediate Release:

GREENVILLE, SC., March 26, 2014 –Davis Love Golf Management is pleased to announce the addition of  Laurel Island Links in Kingsland, GA, to their family of managed golf course properties.

“We’re excited to be back involved at Laurel Island Links and about expanding our network of managed courses into Southeast Georgia,” said Davis Love III. Opened in 1997, Laurel Island Links was the second course that Davis, Mark, and the Love Golf design team designed.  As Mark Love explains, “Davis and I wanted to design Laurel Island Links to be user friendly and we feel like we accomplished  this by maximizing the available width in the landing areas and by leaving most of the green fronts fairly open in an effort to reduce “forced carries”.

“We are delighted to add Laurel Island Links to our portfolio of courses,” said Davis Love Golf Management Principal Greg Nesbitt. “We are especially excited at the prospect of providing new ideas, as well as making facility and operational improvements at the Club. Davis Love Golf Management is committed to providing the best golfing experience possible and will work hard each day to make that happen.”

About Davis Love Golf Management

Davis Love Golf Management, located in Greenville, SC, was created in 2008 and is a subsidiary of The Davis Love Companies headquartered in St. Simons Island, GA.   A trusted name in golf course management, Davis Love Golf Management is a full-service management company providing total facility management including operational, financial, accounting, and administrative services.

For further information about Davis Love Golf Management, please visit www.lovegolfmanagement.com

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Greg Nesbitt
(864) 552-1378
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