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Golf course housing proposal heads to council

January 8, 2021
By Brooke Stanley

More than three years after Sterling Hills Golf Club changed ownership, a housing development planned for a portion of the course is heading to the Camarillo City Council for review. [Read more…]

What happens when a course owner tries to sell off land to stay viable? One California town is finding out.

January 1, 2021
By Erin Rode, USA Today Network

Citing the need for funding to improve the golf course and keep it financially sustainable, the owner of a golf course just outside of Oxnard, California, wants to build homes on part of the golf course. [Read more…]

Golf course owner says park district can have property… But only if city allows homes

August 16, 2019
By Hector Gonzalez

LAND DEAL?—Sterling Hills Golf Club owner John Zaruka has offered to deed the course over to Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District for 30 years. The transfer would be contingent on the city approving a zoning change that would allow the course owner to develop 20 acres of the 220-acre course for housing.

The owner of Sterling Hills Golf Club in Camarillo is offering to deed the course to the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District. [Read more…]

Study says golf course beyond repair, critics say look at source

November 20, 2020
By Brooke Stanley

Those in favor of the proposed housing development on the Camarillo Springs Golf Course have released a study stating that the nearly 50-year-old course is worn out beyond repair.

Those opposed to building homes on the course argue that... [Read more…]

Southern California Golf Industry Market Conditions

February 2018
By CalAtlantic Homes

The Southern California golf industry has struggled over the past 15 years, and the outlook for the industry is not favorable, as the industry faces continued significant challenges going forward. The industry is in turmoil, and the continued erosion in golf demand, along with other factors... [Read more…]