Golf Course Management

MAR 2014

Golf Course Management magazine is dedicated to advancing the golf course superintendent profession and helping GCSAA members achieve career success.

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100 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT 03.14 (Industry news) Association DONATES E-Z-Go is celebrating its 60-year anniversary this year by holding special events, including ones it staged at GCSAA's Golf Industry Show and also the PGA Merchan- dise Show, both in Orlando. "E-Z-Go is excited to celebrate its diamond anniversary this year, and to mark six decades of leadership in light transportation and service to the golf industry," E-Z-Go President Kevin Holleran says. "We are also humbled because we know that our success would not be possible without the support of our customers in the golf industry, many of whom have been loyal to E-Z-Go throughout its existence." The company was founded June 13, 1954, by brothers and Army veterans Bev and Billy Dolan in a one-room machine shop in Grovetown, Ga., near Augusta. The frst E-Z-Go cars, dubbed The GCSANJ Foundation presented a check for $39,893 to Wendell Beakley, GCSAA Class A superintendent at Washington Township Municipal Golf Course in Black- wood, N.J. The money raised for Beakley was in memory of his wife, Augusta Joy (A.J.), who died of cancer. GCSAA donated $2,500 from the emergency fund, and the GCSANJ Foundation's fundraiser supplied the rest. Model 100, were built using surplus 24-volt electric mo- tors originally intended to power wing faps on the B-17 Flying Fortress. KemperSports has acquired three additional prop- erties. The Castle Course at Northern Bay Resort in Arkdale, Wis., is now being managed by KemperSports. The Castle Course at Northern Bay, located 30 miles north of the Wisconsin Dells, features an 18-hole course that was ranked No. 4 on Golf Digest's list of Best New Public Golf Courses in 2006. In addition, KemperSports was selected to manage Greeley Country Club in Greeley, Colo. The member-owned club originally was a nine-hole course built in 1920 by Tom Bendelow. Also, KemperSports was picked to manage Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, Ill. The 27-hole facility is a Certifed Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. The Castle Course 100-103_March14_IndustryNews.indd 100 2/18/14 1:48 PM

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