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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.

Knoxville's Holston Hills Turns 90 In Style

McConnell Golf wraps up $1.4 million in renovations to celebrate the club's 90th anniversary. Holston Hills Country Club features a 1927 Donald Ross-designed golf course known for being true to the great architect's original design. Read More 

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