Touted as an activity that complements the need for social distancing, golf is growing at a pace not seen since Tiger Woods won his first Masters in 1997. In 2020 24.8 million people played golf, according to the National Golf Foundation, and that momentum spilled over into the months that followed. With the number of golfers increasing, there has been a heightened focus from clubs on creating better experiences for their members and guests. An example of this can be found at one of the most storied clubs in New England.
Members at The International Golf Club in suburban Boston were promised a reimagined experience from Escalante Golf when the Texas-based boutique owner and operator of unique golf assets purchased the club earlier this year. So far, Escalante Golf has delivered on that promise, revamping many aspects of The International, including one of its two golf courses, The Oaks Course, which is now open to members and their guests.
Originally designed and built by Tom Fazio in 2000, the Oaks Course features distinctive waste areas that make it one of the most recognizable layouts in the region. Renowned architect Tripp Davis and his team began work this summer to restore…
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