McConnell Golf adds a TPC to its portfolio
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. – McConnell Golf LLC has acquired TPC Wakefield Plantation from the PGA Tour.
The purchase brings McConnell Golf’s portfolio to eight courses – six in North Carolina and two in South Carolina. TPC Wakefield Plantation, a Hale Irwin design, opened in 2000 and sits on 217 acres. The course hosts the Nationwide Tour’s Rex Hospital Open.
In February, McConnell Golf acquired Sedgefield Plantation, the Greensboro, N.C., course that hosts the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship.
McConnell Golf sells a $10,000 national membership that provides access to all eight clubs that the company operates.
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Burroughs & Chapin Golf Management and Myrtle Beach National Co. have merged, creating a company that operates 24 courses at 20 facilities. The companies will be equal partners in the new venture.
Among the courses operated by the merged firm are Grande Dunes, Pine Lakes, Tidewater and Pawleys Plantation.