Golf Industry Central Spring 2012 - Page 7

Industry News Lifestyle resort one step closer THE $85 million northern suburbs Claremont Golf Course and lifestyle resort redevelopment is a step closer to reality after gaining council approval. Glenorchy mayor Stuart Slade said the council had backed the project -- a 90room hotel complex, a restaurant and 77 units, incorporating two and threebedroom dwellings -- proposed for the Claremont peninsula. Under the plan, the existing 18-hole golf course and two bowls greens would become integral to the development, which aims to attract golfing tourists from across the world. Alderman Slade said the council had been working with the Claremont Golf Club for a positive outcome. The Claremont Golf Club board says developers are waiting in ѡ