Loonie Poole and his wife Carol gave a naming gift to support the golf course as well as a leading gift for the building of the clubhouse. The Pooles have been joined by scores of generous donors from the NC State community to achieve the vision for the golf course, clubhouse, and practice facilities, which were built entirely on their private donations.
With the scenic views of the Raleigh skyline and the award-winning Centennial Campus, the golf course has become a favorite in the golf community. The main use of the grounds is to serve as a venue for the men’s and women’s golf teams from NC State University. It also serves as a stormwater research area that is associated with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.