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McConnell Golf in the News

Proud host of the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club, the Men's and Women's ACC Championships, and the Tour's Rex Hospital Open at Wakefield Plantation; McConnell Golf plays a vital role in growing the game. Paired with the McConnell Golf Scholarship Program, community outreach, and McConnell Golf, The Magazine, there's a lot of buzz surrounding the McConnell Golf family of clubs. Please explore the links below for the latest news.

John McConnell Tapped for North Carolina Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

McConnell Golf President and CEO John McConnell of Raleigh was inducted into the North Carolina Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on May 16 as part of the second annual Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) Founders Day celebration. Read More 

McConnell Golf Partners with OnGolf, Implements OnLink Software

McConnell Golf announced is it implementing OnLink, automated reporting software from OnGolf, at each of its 13 private golf courses. One of many steps toward “building clubs of the future”, OnGolf was piloted at Raleigh Country Club for the past year, and with a recent release of second-generation software, McConnell Golf decided to implement the platform across their network of clubs. Read More 

A Big Day at Country Club of Asheville 

Country Club of Asheville celebrated the grand reopening of its Donald Ross-designed golf course May 4-6. Along with completely renovated golf course overseen by Pinehurst architect Richard Mandell, CCA has expanded its practice facilities and modernized its clubhouse. Read More 

2017 ACC Tournament Wrap-Up 

Again hosted at McConnell Golf properties, this year’s Atlantic Coast Conference Golf Championships moved from the Tar Heel state across the border to South Carolina's Musgrove Mill Golf Club and The Reserve Golf Club where Duke University took home both the Men's and Women's Championship. Read More 

Charlotte's Providence Country Club Gets Revitalized 

In early 2016, McConnell Golf purchased Providence CC. The private club ownership company immediately announced that it would spend the next few years not only renovating PCC’s golf course using a wellknown
architect, but also providing numerous other substantial improvements around the club. Read More 

Border Crossing - McConnell Golf Hosts the 2017 ACC Championships in South Carolina

This year’s ACC Golf Championships were moved from a pair of McConnell Golf-owned courses in North Carolina to a pair of McConnell Golf clubs in South Carolina. Events highlight an impressive calendar for McConnell Golf, which will host 18 professional, collegiate, amateur or elite junior level events in 2017. Read More 

High Marks - McConnell Golf Dominates NC Golf Panel's 2017 Rankings 

McConnell Golf’s attention to quality is a primary factor in the golf courses and clubs that bear the company’s name consistently ranking among the best of state. In 2017, as they do year in and year out, McConnell Golf courses dominated state rankings. Read More 

Building Clubs of the Future 

Raleigh-based McConnell Golf is currently overseeing renovation and restoration work totaling approximately $7.3 million to renovate and restore four of its 12 clubs around the Carolinas and Tennessee. Read More 

Tourney Time 

Along with a wide range of convenient locations and prestigious golf course architects, McConnell Golf offers an equally impressive calendar of events, highlighted by 18 professional, collegiate, amateur or elite junior level events contested on McConnell Golf courses in 2017 alone. Read More 

Holston Hills Welcomes New Membership Director 

Raleigh-based McConnell Golf has hired Lee Kindwall to take over membership sales at east Knoxville's venerable Holston Hills Country Club, which is currently undergoing a $1 million-plus capital improvement project. Read More 

Executive Chef at Greensboro’s Sedgefield Country Club Leads Team to Runner-up Finish in Statewide Culinary Competition 

McConnell Golf’s Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro is best known for its historic Donald Ross-designed golf course that annually hosts the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship. But as the members know, the club serves up some pretty special offerings in the kitchen as well. Read More 

PGA Tour-bound Grayson Murray and McConnell Golf have been a Successful Match 

Raleigh native Grayson Murray earned his full-time PGA Tour card for the upcoming season by finishing among this year's top 25 money winners on the Tour. "I got (the McConnell Golf Junior Scholarship) in the eighth grade and it was perfect timing," Grayson Murray said. "It elevated my game so much just getting to go out to Raleigh Country Club every afternoon after school. Read More 

Kim-sanity! 21 year-old Si Woo Kim wins the Wyndham Championship 

A few back-nine bogeys and a late, hour-plus weather delay couldn’t derail South Korean Si Woo Kim from becoming the youngest PGA Tour winner in three years with an impressive, runaway Wyndham Championship victory at Sedgefield Country Club. Read More 

Fitness First at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville 

A new, state-of-the-art fitness facility opens to members as one part of the multi-million dollar-plus renovation currently underway at the club. It offers members personal training, wide-ranging equipment and a host of group fitness classes. Read More 

Tourney Time Tees Off with the REX Hospital Open 

The Tour’s Rex Hospital Open returns to the TPC at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, highlighting a run of 11 elite championships contested at McConnell Golf venues across the region in 2016. Read More 

North Carolina Chart Toppers 

Raleigh-based McConnell Golf courses continue to dominate the rankings of North and South Carolina’s best. Old North State Club moves up to No. 3 in the Tar Heel State, while Sedgefield CC’s Ross Course continues its rapid ascension. Musgrove Mill, The Reserve and Grande Dunes Members Club recognized as South Carolina’s Best Private Group Value. Read More 

Growing the Game 

McConnell Golf has steadily stamped its signature on some of the most storied private golf courses around the Southeast. With its latest addition, Raleigh Golf Association, McConnell Golf now set its sights on the growth and improvement of public-access golf in North Carolina’s Capital City. Read More

Connecting the Dots - McConnell Golf Welcomes Providence Country Club

McConnell Golf’s purchase of renowned Providence Country Club marks the Raleigh-based company’s inaugural venture into the Charlotte market. PCC becomes the 12th McConnell Golf club property in the Carolinas and Tennessee, while its key geographic locale ties together McConnell Golf’s membership network. Read More

McConnell Recognized by Executive Golfer Among Best in the Country

Something good is going on here: a McConnell National Membership provides private club access in Tennessee and across the Carolinas. Read More