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No Water. No Golf Development.

Andalucía, Spain An article published in the “The Olive Press” today, reports a golf course development project, proposed on UNESCO protected land near Ronda, Spain, has been blocked by Spain’s Supreme Court, following an “overwhelmingly unfavorable position” by Spain’s Hydrographical Confederation. Seeing such opposition to a golf development is not unusual.  What is interesting about this […]

Golf News December 2014

If you are interested in golf industry news, take a look at  Robert J. Vasilak’s “World Golf Report”.  Mr. Vasilak seems to be ahead of the curve, when it comes to reporting golf development news.  I’m sure you will also enjoy his sharp wit. Below, are some excerpts we “borrowed” from his column – which describe some of the issues facing golf courses […]

Bay Hill and Omni Tucson National this w...

It’s an unusual week – the US PGA is playing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill and the US Senior PGA is at Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National. Both venues have ties to vHS&B. While working with Dick Wilson, Robert worked on Bay Hill – way before it became “the house that Arny […]

The Battle for the Soul of the Game Golf...

I recently read “The Battle for the Soul of the Game…” (excerpt and link to article below) and think it is a great synopsis of golf’s present predicament. It touches on all the salient issues influencing the game, as well as developments which have transported us to where we are today. It also introduces a few of the […]