• Golfers to Southwest: ‘Don’t’

    Golfers to Southwest: ‘Don’t’0

    CEO Says Free Checked Bags to Stay But Golfers Worry that Once Add-on Fees Start, They Won’t Stop By Dan Vukelich Golfers of the world have exactly one word of advice for Southwest Airlines: Don’t. In response to the growing drumbeat from Wall Street analysts for the airline to increase revenues through add-on fees, Southwest

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  • Bahamian Delight: The Abaco Club

    Bahamian Delight: The Abaco Club0

    Barefoot Luxury is the the Vibe Leigh MacKay “Barefoot Luxury” is the mantra at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay. The laid-back, intentionally casual atmosphere in this Bahamian haven juxtaposes perfectly with the world-class amenities that surround the 435 acres of this oceanfront environment. The community is owned by Southworth Development, which is headquartered in

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  • Scottsdale Update, Chat with Antigua CEO

    Scottsdale Update, Chat with Antigua CEO0

    By George McNeilly Here’s an archive of our feature from our trip out to Scottsdale for golf and more in early December, 2018. It’s a Sports Business Update from Mountain Shadows, Papago, Wickenburg Ranch, The Phoenician and Troon North with host George McNeilly. More

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  • PGA Moving HQ to Texas

    PGA Moving HQ to Texas0

    Move Doesn’t Mean Complete Departure from Florida Home of 50-plus Years By Len Ziehm Earlier this month the PGA of America announced that it will be moving its headquarters from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., to Frisco, Texas. That’s a huge deal, since the projected new headquarters is a half-billion dollar project that will include 45

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  • Tarpon Woods: A Golf Club for First Responders

    Tarpon Woods: A Golf Club for First Responders0

    Jan Stephenson’s Tarpon Woods Also Helps Vets, Disabled Golfers By Len Ziehm It’s not all that surprising for a touring golf professional of Jan Stephenson’s stature to own – or at least partly own – a course somewhere. Stephenson’s course, Tarpon Woods Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla., is particularly special. She bought it to

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  • Golf in Florida: Innisbrook

    Golf in Florida: Innisbrook0

    Innisbrook Resort Arguably among Florida’s Best By Len Ziehm The golf resort business is highly competitive in Florida, and the managing director of one of the best thinks there may soon be a changing of the guard. Mike Williams, managing director of Innisbrook Resort, presided over the re-opening of his South Course last week and

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