Nationally ranked Twin Warriors Golf Club at Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa on the Santa Ana Pueblo offers a high desert golf experience for groups immersed in the culture of the Native American Tamayame tribe, amidst 20 of their ancient cultural sites. The golf club near Albuquerque hosted the 2003 and 2009 PGA Professional National Championships, and now features 18 holes of championship golf, along with a driving range, a practice putting green, two short practice game areas, and a private teaching and learning center.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s Mystic Rock course received top billing in Golfweek’s “Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” for the third consecutive year.
“We are extremely honored Golfweek continues to tout Mystic Rock year after year,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “A recognition of this stature is a significant achievement for our golf staff and spotlights the unforgettable experience offered at Mystic Rock.”
Following a $9 million redesign to their golf course, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club in Florida has reopened. Designers Jack Nicklaus and architect John Sanford collaborated on the multimillion dollar project.
The new par-71 course features a range of new amenities including five tees, a 300-yard practice, and teaching range and new gold carts with GPS tracking systems.
Yakima Central Plaza has been approved for development and construction in Yakima Valley, Wash. This will be a $12-million dollar project to convert a parking lot into a public gathering and event space that will be used year-round.
“The plaza will provide a new, dynamic amenity for our residents while attracting visitors and meetings to Yakima,” says John Cooper, president and CEO of Yakima Valley Tourism and a member of the Plaza Steering Committee. “It will be the place everyone gathers to celebrate and enjoy what makes the Yakima Valley special.”
Dan King, general manager of Hyatt Regency Hill Country Corporation’s has won the Jay A. Pritzker Award for Leadership, 2015. The Jay A. Pritzker Award is a lifetime achievement award that is given to those who have demonstrated their abilities as leaders, coaches and mentors; they are role models that serve as representative of the Hyatt’s purpose and values.
The Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia will undergo a complete transformation later this year.
Architect and interior designer Wimberly Interiors is leading the project for the Avenue of the Arts-located hotel. Renovations include new guest rooms and meeting spaces a refreshed lobby experience and public spaces, and a new restaurant, bar and lounge. The project is slated begin this month and finish in spring 2016.