February 22, 1995 |
Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club was sold two weeks ago, for an undisclosed amount, to Dallas-based Club Corp. of America. As part of the deal, the property was leased back to the original developer, Coto de Caza Ltd., which will manage the club for the next five to seven years. Company spokesman Tom Martin said Coto de Caza had always planned to sell the 36-hole course, but the offer from Club Corp. came a little earlier than expected. "It just seemed like a good opportunity," Martin said.
November 3, 1985
It has the busiest shopping center in Orange County, a major performing arts center, one of the county's major hotels; now the South Coast Plaza area of Costa Mesa has the tallest and largest office building in the county. Opened last week with ceremonies attended by an estimated 700 business and civic leaders, the $65-million, 21-story Center Tower is a key element in what the developers call the financial and cultural center of Orange County.
June 7, 1999 |
What: "Pinehurst: Stories of Good Times and Great Golf" When: Thursday, 8 p.m., Channel 28 This one-hour documentary, which showcases the site of this month's U.S. Open in North Carolina, is a must-see for golf historians and fans. It lays out the history of one of the world's great golf resorts in an interesting and informative way.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 1997 |
One of the wonders of golf is its metaphorical splendor. In golf, as in life, there are all kinds of obstacles and rough and areas considered out of bounds--or OB, as it is known. Sometimes a risk results in reward, sometimes in penalty. And circumstances often require a dash of creativity.
February 24, 1987 |
Golf pros Jeff Silverstein and Bob Husband dreamed of finding fame and wealth on the golf course. They found the wealth, plenty too, more than enough to keep Tom Watson in spending money. But to do it they put their golf clubs in the closet. Today, they head CCA Silban Sports Corp. of Van Nuys, a thriving firm that manages 15 public golf courses in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 2, 1994 |
A federal grand jury has indicted a Canyon Country couple and their 28-year-old son, accusing them of fraudulently obtaining at least $250,000 in cash and goods with credit cards issued in the names of more than 50 members of a Porter Ranch country club. Among those indicted was Elissa Adlard, 59, a secretary at the Porter Valley Country Club who allegedly used confidential financial information about members to obtain the credit cards used in the fraud scheme. Adlard, her husband, James, 62, and the couple's son, Thomas, a business office manager in Fresno, were arrested Thursday by Secret Service agents after indictments were issued by a federal grand jury in Fresno.