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TWU plans to enhance golf course
Texas Woman’s University will enhance the TWU golf course
as part of a two-year revitalizing plan, university officials
The plan comes
as the TWU golf course moves from under the direction of the
TWU Facilities Management department to the Fitness and Recreation
unit under the TWU Office of Student Life.
course operations to Fitness and Recreation makes sense, because
the department already manages many services shared by students
and the community including the TWU Fitness and Recreation
Center, the outdoor pool and university tennis courts,”
said Dr. Richard Nicholas, TWU vice president for student
The first phase
of the plan includes improving the course grounds, adding
new services and possibly offering food and beverages.
TWU also plans
to hire a supervisor of golf course marketing and operations,
a golf pro and more groundskeeping staff as part of the new
The second phase
of the plan calls for continuing improvements implemented
in phase one and offering new programming at the golf course
such as tournaments and lessons.
TWU also is conducting
a survey of current golf course patrons for their input on
how to improve the course.
that we have the only public golf course in Denton and we
want to make playing the course as enjoyable as possible,”
Dr. Nicholas said. “We expect these changes to increase
revenue as we face rising costs. Our goal is for the golf
course to cover its expenses. In addition, we hope to increase
participation by students and golfers from the community.”
For more information
about the TWU golf course, visit www.twu.edu/golf.
Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456