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Award-winning manager named for Palouse Ridge Golf Club
September 23, 2009

PULLMAN – The Palouse Ridge Golf Club at WSU and its management firm, CourseCo, Inc., have named Tyler Jones to replace Bruce Perisho, as the club’s new general manager.


A 1992 WSU graduate in hotel and restaurant management, Jones returns to Pullman from Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, Calif., — one of Golf World Magazine’s 2009 “Top 50 public golf courses” — where he served for the last five years as general manager.


“Tyler’s expertise and National ProAm tournament experience are ideal for this … » More …

Palouse Ridge ranked among world’s top new golf courses
November 21, 2008

PULLMAN – WSU’s recently completed Palouse Ridge Golf Course has been ranked the ninth best new golf course in the world for 2008 by “Travel + Leisure Golf,”  a bi-monthly magazine published by American Express.

Designed by John Harbottle III, the 7,335-yard, par-72, links-style 18-hole course opened Aug. 29, featuring what the magazine describes as “top shelf greens and whisker-edged bunkers.”

Palouse Ridge is one of six new courses in the Western U.S to be included in the magazine’s most recent list of top new courses, which is headed this year by The Castle Course in St. Andrews, … » More …

Designer sees course as dramatic, diverse
March 2, 2007

Tee times won’t be available until late summer 2008, but the rough contours of all 18 holes at WSU’s new Palouse Ridge Golf Course are clearly visible and the “shaping” is in progress.According to course architect John Harbottle III, it is proving to be an intriguing, dramatic course. “I really liked the opportunity we had to create diversity with the character and length of holes,” Harbottle said. For instance, the course includes a par 3 hole that is 140 yards, and another par 3 that is 240 yards.“You’ll be able to use every club in the bag,” he said, and laughed. Harbottle, whose offices are … » More …