Gulf Shores, Ala. – Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama recently completed a multi-million-dollar renovation of its award-winning golf course, clubhouse and Racquet Club. The golf course renovation project and Racquet Club enhancements were led by Honours Golf Founder Bob Barrett.
During the six-month golf course renovation project, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club’s three nine-hole courses (Marsh, Lakes and Cypress) underwent extensive bunker renovations with bunkers being removed, reshaped and relocated to provide new strategic design features. In addition, cart paths throughout the 27-hole facility were repaired or replaced. Trees were removed and trimmed to increase air circulation and improve agronomic conditions, while the forest floor was cleared of undergrowth. Golf guests will also take note of the Club’s new fleet of E-Z-Go golf carts. The 27-hole golf course opened for play in 1995 and was originally designed by Earl Stone.
Off the golf course, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club’s 8,000 sq. ft. clubhouse was also renovated. Enhancements over the last six months include a new roof, air conditioning system, new flooring, fresh paint, new fitness equipment, laser graded resurfaced tennis courts, salt water indoor pool, landscaping and more. A new food truck has also been added to provide another culinary option for members and guests. Landscaping around the clubhouse was also refreshed and the club’s signature pier and boardwalk have been renewed.
“After a tough year filled with the pandemic and hurricanes, we are encouraged by what the future holds at Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in 2021 and beyond,” said Honours Golf Founder Bob Barrett. “Gulf Shores has always been a special place to us, the enhancements and upgrades made to the courses and clubhouse create a golf experience that is truly exceptional.”
The Racquet Club at Peninsula, a private facility open only to those living in the community or those staying in the on-site condominiums, has also been enhanced. The Racquet Club’s eight tennis courts were resurfaced and four new pickleball courts were added. The Clubs fitness center also received new fitness equipment and the indoor saltwater pool was refurbished.
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club is located directly next to the Bon Secour Wildlife Preserve and winds through over 800 acres of beautiful live oaks, cypress trees and natural vegetation. In addition to the beautiful scenery, commonly scene wildlife includes alligators and eagles. For more information on Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club visit www.peninsulagolfclub.com.
About Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club
Located on the Fort Morgan Peninsula in Gulf Shores, Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club has received national awards and recognition including one of “The Best Conditioned Courses” and “Top Courses to Play in Alabama” from Golf Advisor, “America’s Top Golf Courses” from Zagat’s Survey, 2004-2007, one of the “Best Places to Play -4 ½ stars” from Golf Digest Magazine 2008-09, and “Best Customer Loyalty & Satisfaction Award” from the National Golf Foundation in 2006.
About Honours Golf
Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club is professionally managed by Honours Golf. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, Honours Golf was founded on a vision to provide award-winning golf courses with unparalleled course conditions, hire dedicated team members who share a passion for golf, and deliver impeccable personalized service. As a result, Honours Golf has grown to become the Southeast’s leading golf course development and management company. In 2014, Honours was acquired by Troon and operates as a subsidiary of the global brand. Honours currently operates 23 award-winning daily fee, resort and private club facilities including the King & Bear at World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Fla.; Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison, Miss., Craft Farms Golf Resort and Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club in Gulf Shores. For more information on Troon’s Honours Golf Division, visit www.honoursgolf.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.