In the KYW Golf Report today I focus on the changing landscape when it comes to private clubs, with most of them struggling to find new members.
The buzz is that membership is even down at many of the elite clubs in the area, something that would have been unthinkable a decade ago.READ MORE: Pennsauken Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Shadid Fauntleroy While Crossing Route 130
A few clubs have barely escaped closure . At LuLu and Yardley, that meant a lease with a management company that got them out of debt and turned them into sister clubs. Brandywine nearly became the property of a multi-club family, and then came close to partnering with another nearby club, but in the end was purchased by real estate developer Louis Capano.
Much more on that sale and the club’s future in this podcast with Brandywine President and General Manager — Harry Pedrick:
You can see more on Brandywine, including a video tour and links for tee times, here at www.TeeItUpPhilly.com.
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Ed Abrams anchors mornings on KYW Newsradio, and you can hear his Golf Reports there on Fridays and Saturdays. He has also created a pair of websites: www.DealTrackerGolf.com, featuring leads on the best golf equipment deals… and www.TeeItUpPhilly.com, with video course tours, audio swing tips and local golf deals