Troon takes over operations at another course — Florida Bid’s Seminole Legacy Golf Membership

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Troon, the enviornment’s biggest golf administration firm, has been hired by Florida Bid to oversee operations at Seminole Legacy Golf Membership beginning next month.

FSU elected no longer to lengthen its contract with ClubCorp.

The Dallas-primarily primarily based firm has managed the course since it reopened in March 2020 after an $8 million renovation of its services by the Nicklaus Intention Company.

The par-72, 7,684-yard course is owned by FSU and residential to the Seminole males’s and ladies’s golf groups.

“Seminole Legacy is a lot extra than actual one of many premier college programs in the nation — it is a critical fragment of our community and the college at mighty,” FSU males’s golf coach and Director of Golf Trey Jones stated in an announcement released Friday by the college.

“Troon’s involvement will elevate the skills for each of our golf groups, our membership and our Seminole golf supporters.”

Pricing to stay the same

The fresh partnership with Troon, primarily primarily based in Phoenix, Arizona, is no longer going to result in any reductions in member services, events, activities or vogue plans, in accordance to FSU.

The most fresh membership constructing and pricing will additionally remain in situation. The course for the time being has 448 participants and averages approximately 20,000 rounds yearly, in accordance to FSU.

The college additionally does no longer await roles, duties or reporting buildings to at the beginning swap since the partnership.  Mature Leon High golfer and FSU graduate Jaxon Hardy is the club’s General Manager.

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Troon will additionally overview alternatives to toughen the Membership skills for participants and co-workers and get strategies to FSU.

The settlement with Troon expires December, 31, 2023. Financial phrases weren’t disclosed.

There used to be no termination rate linked to the ClubCorp contract, in accordance to FSU.

“We are most appreciative of their management on the golf course the past two years,” FSU Vice President for Finance and Administration Kyle Clark stated.

The Legacy Membership is found in southwest Tallahassee adjoining to Innovation Park. It is the first Jack Nicklaus Legacy Course in North The US — legacy programs are designed by Nicklaus and his son Jack II.

The renovation lasted 18 months and finest the 18th hole is left from the course’s fashioned routing.

Attain Jim Henry at [email protected]

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