Augusta Municipal Golf Course

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Commissioners play Patch

Four Augusta commissioners got a first-hand look at conditions at Augusta Municipal Golf Course and revealed plans to potentially involve Paine College in the course's comeback.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Patch reopens for golfers

Augusta's municipal golf course reopened Tuesday morning with free rounds of golf.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

City Ink: Patch deal a bogey

Former Augusta Recreation Director Tom Beck says Augusta commissioners got what they asked for when The Patch was padlocked last week.
By Sylvia Cooper | Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012

Other firms interested in The Patch

A number of firms have expressed interest in running the Augusta Municipal Golf Course, City Administrator Fred Russell says.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Augusta golf course closes

The city of Augusta quietly closed its once-popular public golf course this week, leaving the future of the course uncertain. 
By Susan McCord and Gracie Shepherd | Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Deal to run 'Patch' falls through

In a closed-door meeting Tuesday, a consensus of commissioners agreed not to grant the repair requests proposed by three brothers who sought to manage the golf course.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Editorial: Step up for the Patch

If Augusta commissioners don't feel a sobering sense of responsibility for that legacy, then they're just not doing it right.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff | Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

New Patch partners want repairs

The Augusta brothers who took over the lease of Augusta Municipal Golf Course want the city to make several needed improvements at the course or they may back out of the deal.
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Patch under local management

Eight months into a lease of Augusta Muncipal Golf Course, the city is swapping out The Patch in Augusta LLC for three Augusta brothers intent on making "The Patch" a successful operation.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Aug 24, 2012

Patch operators behind on rent

The operators of the city's golf course owe the city $5,000 in rent and have 10 days to pay.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Aug 17, 2012

Operator happy with Masters 'Patch' play

Brian Hendry said his first Masters Week as the operator of Augusta Municipal Golf Course was a great start, but improvements are still needed there to increase membership.
By Susan McCord | Friday, April 13, 2012

Golf course, TEE Center on agenda

The private firm The Patch in Augusta LLC is seeking to use $300,000 in city sales tax funds to make improvements at Augusta Municipal Golf Course.
By Susan McCord | Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012

Commissioners celebrate privately run 'Patch'

Augusta commissioners championed the success of turning the city golf course over to a private firm during a hole-naming ceremony held by the new course manager Wednesday.
By Susan McCord | Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

Patch's new Web site spells out rules, fees

Augusta golfers might be surprised by what they find at www.thepatchaugusta.com. The Web site, which went live Thursday, spells out the rules and rates effective Jan. 1 at Augusta Municipal Golf ...
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011

Patch's new boss visits

There were plenty of Southern accents, but some Scottish brogues were also overheard Friday in Red Douglas Clubhouse at Augusta Municipal Golf Course.
By Susan McCord | Friday, Nov. 18, 2011

New operator has big plans for Patch

Augusta golfers who love "The Patch" might not be concerned about the city-owned golf course's place in Scottish-American golf history, but new operator Brian Hendry intends to change that.
By Susan McCord | Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011

Lease of 'The Patch' goes for final vote

A final lease agreement for the Augusta Municipal Golf Course, commonly known as "The Patch," goes before the Augusta Commission during its regular meeting today.
By Susan McCord | Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Big plans to change 'The Patch'

Brian Hendry, principal partner of The Patch in Augusta LLC, said he'll make certain changes to the club and course to develop a devoted, paying membership.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Johnson denied do-over on The Patch vote

Augusta Commission member Corey Johnson did not get the support he sought to undo his July 19 vote to lease Augusta Municipal Golf Course to a private firm.  
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, Aug 2, 2011

Patch lease deal approved

The Augusta Commission took the cheapest option Tuesday, voting 6-3 to lease Augusta Municipal Golf Course for $1,000 a month. Commissioner Corey Johnson said he mistakenly voted "yes."
By Susan McCord | Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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