Earlier this month, Tom Fazio was selected to design Corales, a new course at the 420-room Puntacana Resort & Club, in the Dominican Republic. Construction is scheduled to begin early next year, aiming for a 2006 opening. The other course at Puntacana is P.B. Dye's La Cana.
Los Cabos' Ocean Course at Cabo del Sol has reopened following a five-month renovation. Running along 1.5 miles of Sea of Cortez coastline, the Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course now features renovated greens and two redesigned holes.
Three golf-related associations are joining forces to produce a new trade show. Starting in 2005, the Club Managers Association of America, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association will jointly run the new Golf Industry Show, set to run Feb. 10-12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. "The Golf Industry Show is truly an initiative whose time has come," said Club Managers Association of America CEO Jim Singerling. "By collaborating, we embrace a new experience for our respective members, industry partners and vendors."