Olympic Golf Course to Open in Rio for Public Play This Weekend

According to an article posted on GolfAdvisor.com yesterday, the golf course that hosted the 2016 Summer Olympic competition last month in Rio de Janeiro will open for public play this coming Saturday, October 1. Green fees will be $75 for Brazilians and will range from $150 to $225 for foreigners. The keeper of the course, […]

September 29th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Olympics Golf Course Welcomes Competition Today

After years of preparation, a new world-class golf course in Rio de Janeiro welcomed Olympic golfers to competition today. In an article posted by the Washington Post last week, writer Adam Kilgore described the twists and turns that course construction took over the past few years. For the first time in 112 years, golf is […]

August 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

2106 Olympics Golf Course Completed and “Looks Good”

An interview on NBC Sports, posted online on February 2, featured NBC travel insider Matt Ginella who had recently spoken to Gil Hanse, the golf course architect who designed the course slated to host the 2016 Olympics golf competition in Rio de Janeiro this summer. Here’s a portion of what Ginella reported:

“The best news is […]

February 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

BlueJack National Makes Klein’s Top Ten Moments in 2015

Bradley S. Klein, senior writer for Golfweek and a former PGA Tour caddie, named his visit to Bluejack National as one of his “top 10 moments in 2015.” In a blog post dated December 18, he described the first course designed in the U.S. by Tiger Woods as “surprisingly understated, with wide-open ground game options […]

January 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Turf War — the Debate Over the Safety of Synthetic Turf Rages On

In yet another ominous report on concerns about crumb rubber in artificial turf, ESPN’s E60 series recently aired a 16-minute televised segment. ESPN reporter Julie Foudy interviewed almost a dozen people involved with the issue, including three toxicologists, two soccer coaches who have first-hand experience with goalkeepers who have died from cancer, a current cancer […]

November 18th, 2015|Categories: General, Uncategorized|

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September 16th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|