By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 500 new golf courses opened in the United States in 1999, the year agronomist/turf grass consultant Jim Connolly launched Planet Turf in Spokane, Wash.
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 […]
The Palouse Ridge Golf Course clubhouse is well on its way to being finished, with the framework and roof already installed. Project Manager Terry Baxter-Potter, Capital Planning and Development, explains that the clubhouse is more than just your basic golf course hut. To hear Potter’s comments and see photos of the construction and course […]
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 […]
Bids for construction of a new 18-hole golf course at the site of the current nine-hole course on the WSU-Pullman campus were higher than anticipated, according to university officials.Bids were opened late last week. Mel Taylor, director of special projects for WSU’s Office of Business Affairs, said the university still plans to move forward with […]
No dirt has been moved, no sod has been laid, but work on WSU’s new 18-hole golf course expansion project is under way. Now in the final stages of design, the $8.5 million project is slated to go to bid later this month, with a potential groundbreaking set for late spring when the weather is […]
The Washington State University Board of Regents approved a plan Friday, Oct. 22, for construction of a new 18-hole championship golf course and practice facility to replace the university’s current 9-hole course.University administrators said that the course, to be built on a 315-acre site on the Pullman campus, would be a recreational amenity to students, […]