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Industry Notes: Monday, November 13, 2023

Invited: Completes the second phase of a multimillion-dollar reinvention project at Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson, Texas. Now extended to 7,037 yards, Canyon Creek will play as a par-72 course that has been lengthened with new tee boxes added to cater to a broader range of players. Also, the project lengthened the driving range and enhanced features, including a laser-leveled tee, premier turf, new targets, and practice accessories.

Epson Tour, Carlisle Companies: Announce a contract extension for the Carlisle Arizona Women’s Golf Classic, a 72-hole event that will increase its $335,000 to $400,000 for 2024. The purse and the $60,000 first-place prize will be the most in Epson Tour history. Carlisle Companies has served as title sponsor since 2021 and will continue to support the event through 2026.

Sun Mountain: Brand’s best-selling C-130 golf cart bag is now available in a stand bag version. The bag offers nine pockets plus cart-friendly features like a leg-lock system, quick-release carry strap, cart strap tunnel and a cart-friendly bottom. The C-130S offers a 15-way top, including a putter well, and is available in five colors with a retail price of $289.99.

LPGA Tour: Hae Ran Ryu clinches the 2023 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year award after finishing in a tie for 12th at last week’s The Annika. Entering the CME Group Tour Championship, Ryu has earned 893 total points and holds an impassable 274-point lead over Grace Kim in the standings. Ryu is the sixth player from the Republic of Korea since 2015 to earn the honor, and first since Jeongeun Lee6 in 2019. She is the 14th Korean to earn the award since Se Ri Pak in 1998. Unveils its Black Friday special that runs the through Nov. 27 and provides savings of up to 60% off golf on 20 Founders Collection courses and accommodations. Headlining the list of courses featuring deeply discounted rates are Grande Dunes Resort Course, Pawleys Plantation Golf Club, King’s North at Myrtle Beach National, Pine Lakes Country Club, World Tour, Avocet at Wild Wing Plantations, Aberdeen Country Club, Burning Ridge Golf Club, Colonial Charters, Founders Club, Long Bay Club, Litchfield Country Club, Palmetto Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, River Club, River Hills Golf Club, SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, Tradition Club, West Course at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club and Willbrook Plantation Golf Club.