Augusta Municipal Golf Course

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Conditions continue to improve at 'The Patch'

When Cypress Golf Management took over daily operations in 2014, its improvement strategy was to start from the greens and work toward each tee box. Since then, each of the 18 greens has been ...
By Doug Stutsman | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

City golf course has new look

On July 1, the image of Augusta Municipal began to change when Orlando, Fla.-based Cypress Golf Management headed the challenge of improving the course.
By Doug Stutsman | Thursday, April 9, 2015

Firm promises Patch improvements

The company that took over management at Augusta Municipal Golf Course said it hopes to win back former members by making “slow and steady” progress at the city-owned course.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, July 6, 2014

Another plan offered for city golf course

A committee may have overlooked some details when members voted to approve a new contract with Cypress Golf Management, according to Paul Simon, who has a competing proposal to manage Augusta ...
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, May 21, 2014

'Patch' tries to play through

The recent ice storm took down dozens of trees at Augusta Municipal Golf Course, which has seen its membership drop to 35 since a private management fiasco in 2011.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, March 16, 2014

Latest effort to hire Patch manager under way

A push to privatize Augusta Municipal Golf Course that's kept "The Patch" in limbo for five years turned a corner Thursday, with the city Recreation Department's release of a fourth draft request ...
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Patch plan fails; ambulance OK'd

A proposal to merge First Tee of Augusta with Augusta Municipal Golf Course came to a halt Tuesday with only four commissioners - Corey Johnson, Bill Lockett, Marion Wiliams and Alvin Mason - ...
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013

Commission to consider revised Patch plan

A divided Augusta Commission will reconsider Monday and again Tuesday businessman Paul Simon's proposal to merge Augusta Municipal Golf Course with the nearby youth golf program First Tee.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, Aug 4, 2013

Michaux: Latest Patch plan might work

The Augusta Commission continues to search for solutions to annual budget deficits that keep Augusta Municipal Golf Course from reaching its potential. Another alternative plan will be presented ...
By Scott Michaux | Saturday, June 29, 2013

City course offers other side of golf

The city's municipal golf course has seen a year's worth of tribulations since last Masters Week.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, April 7, 2013

Commission to discuss Patch proposal

A proposed partnership between First Tee of Augusta and Augusta Municipal Golf Course is on the agenda for discussion at Tuesday's Augusta Commission meeting.
By Susan McCord | Monday, March 18, 2013

2 firms' Patch bids to get second look

Two Florida golf management companies get a second chance at running Augusta Municipal Golf Course after deals with at least three other private firms fell apart.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Patch bidder backs out

Repeatedly rejected by a divided Augusta Commission, a Virginia golf management company opted Wednesday to withdraw its bid to run Augusta Municipal Golf Course.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

EMS issue will go to commission

A push to put Augusta's ambulance service out for bids will go before the full commission after the matter received too few votes to pass in a committee meeting Monday.
By Susan McCord | Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Commissioners OK Patch deal

Augusta commissioners gave the go-ahead Thursday to leasing Augusta Municipal Golf Course to a Virginia Beach, Va., golf management company at a final called meeting of 2012.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Commission to revisit Patch

The Augusta Commission will take another swing today at leasing the city-owned golf course to a Virginia Beach, Va., firm.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

Firm's pitch to manage Patch voted down

Augusta Municipal Golf Course will remain under city management for now after a move to enter lease negotiations with a Virginia Beach, Va., golf management firm failed.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Virginia firm set to take over 'Patch'

A Virginia golf management company with an Augusta connection is poised to take over the Augusta Municipal Golf Course.
By Susan McCord | Monday, Dec. 17, 2012

Pint-sized Patch could help grow the game

Perhaps what Augusta Municipal Golf Course needs to grow interest and become financially stable is transform itself into a short course.
By Scott Michaux | Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

City starts search for Patch manager, buyer

A request for proposals to manage or buy Augusta Municipal Golf Course was advertised online and mailed Tuesday to 35 companies and individuals in nine states.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012
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