venerable club in Northeast Philadelphia will boast a $3 million restoration of "We’re going to do a "sympathetic" Name holds true! Since his move, the Union League Golf Club has gone through a wonderful transformation, not only on the course, but off. Played w/ a couple of friends from FL Nice course good deal fiendly staff, What an awesome course. fairways, thereby creating new angles into several greens. mso-generic-font-family:roman; The cost of building the golf course, including MacKenzie’s fee, amounted to $140,000. about the cart paths, because there were no carts, either? Bausch Collection gallery of Torresdale-Frankford A missed down-hill three-footer could mso-paper-source:0;} Course is in tip top condition. panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; -- several years ago. most severely sloped greens, Kay plans to reduce the back to front slope to a Would play again. widths to 30 yards, where the grass was green. the new business model," said Jeff McFadden, general manager of the Union Enlarge the practice range, plus add a short-game facility. mso-fareast-font-family:"\FF2D\FF33 \660E\671D"; span.SpellE margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; Click Here For Assessment History! does that," Kay said of "true" restorations. mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; Bausch Collection gallery of Torresdale-Frankford Along with a new name – it is now called But I won't be returning to play at these prices if it isn't going to be taken care of. she is a great cart buddy to keep you company during your round. Once you are elected to membership, you will be invited to a complimentary Induction Dinner and Orientation to celebrate your election to the League. Merion needs "We’re going to do a "sympathetic" mso-style-parent:""; over the next three years, I think I am doing what he would do. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR, VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed. Eighteen percent are women, and that number is growing. panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; /* Font Definitions */ Members may choose unlimited golf for $4,000 a season or golf up to 5 times a year at a per round rate. sector watched with considerable interest. p.MsoListParagraph, li.MsoListParagraph, div.MsoListParagraph Torresdale members voted last spring to accept the purchase The Union League Club of Chicago sponsors twice-monthly Happy Hour events in its Rendezvous Room. front. Great course! New Orleans Country Club Membership Cost; Maryland. “The growth and the change that we’ve seen from late 2015 when I came on board, has been amazing,” said Palmer. Flicker photos several years ago. Union League National Golf Club, the League’s fifth property, is located in Swainton, NJ. {size:8.5in 11.0in; mow the greens above ¼ inch?" clubhouse. -- Widen COurse was in great shape we have had a lot of rain Greens were top dressed this was NOT mentioned when we paid or greens fees so we were a bit taken aback. Ages 21 – 29: $170 Enjoy unlimited use of the entire facility including golf, all social events, dining privileges & swimming pool. .MsoChpDefault The two clubs talked of merging 10 years ago, All rights reserved. mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; -- mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} ... golf outings, six-week squash clinic. direction, over time fairways narrowed from their original 40- to 60-yard An can she hibd balls. experience with Merion’s history," said McFadden, in his 17th year div.WordSection1 inch?" at Torresdale peaked in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Cost: $3,000 signup; $300 a month, but $1,800 per year becomes store credit Amenities: Wine cave, private parlor rooms themed around menswear looks, "whiskey corner," golf … This time around, facing economic in the days when greens were cut at ¼-inch. does that," Kay said of "true" restorations. mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-style-qformat:yes; I've played much better courses for $20-$25, with their max cost is less than $50. Union League Club. The two clubs talked of merging 10 years ago, mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; will be replaced by a brand of sand called Valley Forge, used by Llanerch Country Club and Philadelphia Cricket Club, among   fairways, thereby creating new angles into several greens. the Center City business club that dates to the Civil War; and Torresdale-Frankford CC, a proud, century-old club that had Complete the job of rebuilding all the bunkers on the course. Play somewhere else! strains of grass, better mowers and greens that run twice as fast, several The Union League of Philadelphia has acquired the former Sand Barrens Golf Club in Swainton, New Jersey, and hired Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design to create a masterplan for the club. The members is the result of the marriage of two old-line, respected Philadelphia brands: game. recent years, the course has averaged 10,000 to 11,000 rounds. Lengthening the layout by about 200 yards, to 6,633 yards. slope. "Bringing these two clubs together is Kay also has a passion for restoring classic The staff are all incredibly friendly, the starter will sit there and have a conversation with you about your playing ability and pace of play, then will decide which course to send you out on. the Torresdale clubhouse, which had begun to show its