n La Purisima owners add second
The owners of La Purisima Golf Course
in Lompoc, Calif., have acquired a second property in the community. Chris
Bellamy and Sean Hecht are the new owners of Village Country Club, an 18-hole,
Ted Robinson-designed track that opened
n Course sold to parks agency for
estimated $2 million
An auctioneer who purchased the Weather-wax Golf Course in Middletown, Ohio, in
2014 for $1.6 million has sold the property,
which will be converted to parkland.
The nonprofit Trust for Public Land
purchased the 36-hole, Arthur Hills-designed course from Myron Bowling,
who earlier had acquired the money-losing property from the city. The trust
then reportedly flipped the property to
MetroParks of Butler County, which will
maintain the land as open space.
MetroParks reportedly paid an unconfirmed $2 million for the property. The
course closed in November.
n New owner, new name for
upstate N.Y. course
Kingswood Golf Club in Hudson Falls,
N. Y., has a new owner and a new name.
Deric Buck reportedly paid $1.75 million for the 25-year-old venue, which will
operate as Kingsbury National Golf Club.
The seller was Pinhas Shabat. During
the winter, improvements will be made to
the 18-hole course, which will eventually
This is the first golf acquisition for Buck,
who purchased the course in partnership
with his mother. They also plan to buy Bay
Meadows Golf Club, a nine-hole course in
in 1961. No sale price was disclosed.
The club, which had been owned by its
members, will be rebranded as Mission
Club, a nod to the nearby La Purisima
Mission, one of the California Missions
built by Franciscan priests in the late
1700s. Mission Club will be open to the
Mission Club, formerly
Village Country Club
Kingsbury National Golf Club,
formerly Kingswood Golf Club