TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Troon, the realm’s greatest golf management firm, has been employed by Florida State to oversee operations at Seminole Legacy Golf Club origin next month.
FSU elected no longer to extend its contract with ClubCorp.
The Dallas-primarily primarily based mostly firm has managed the course because it reopened in March 2020 after an $8 million renovation of its facilities by the Nicklaus Construct Firm.
The par-72, 7,684-yard course is owned by FSU and dwelling to the Seminole men’s and ladies’s golf groups.
“Seminole Legacy is far more than accurate one in all the premier college courses within the nation — it’s a in actual fact essential share of our crew and the college at gleaming,” FSU men’s golf coach and Director of Golf Trey Jones stated in a statement released Friday by the college.
“Troon’s involvement will elevate the expertise for both of our golf groups, our membership and our Seminole golf supporters.”
Pricing to remain the an analogous
The unusual partnership with Troon, primarily primarily based mostly in Phoenix, Arizona, will no longer lead to any reductions in member services, events, activities or pattern plans, in step with FSU.
The unusual membership constructing and pricing will additionally remain in situation. The course presently has 448 participants and averages approximately 20,000 rounds yearly, in step with FSU.
The college additionally would not anticipate roles, tasks or reporting buildings to at first trade on story of the partnership. Frail Leon Excessive golfer and FSU graduate Jaxon Hardy is the club’s Classic Manager.
Troon will additionally overview opportunities to toughen the Club expertise for participants and associates and fabricate recommendations to FSU.
The settlement with Troon expires December, 31, 2023. Financial terms had been no longer disclosed.
There change into no termination price linked to the ClubCorp contract, in step with FSU.
“We are most appreciative of their management at the golf course the past two years,” FSU Vice President for Finance and Administration Kyle Clark stated.
The Legacy Club is located in southwest Tallahassee adjacent to Innovation Park. It is far the first Jack Nicklaus Legacy Course in North America — legacy courses are designed by Nicklaus and his son Jack II.
The renovation lasted 18 months and totally the 18th hole is left from the course’s customary routing.
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