Port City News

Everything you need to know about golf course signage…

June 16th, 2011

When you are ready to purchase new signs for your golf course many things must be considered. What materials are best suited for my course and geographical location? What is my budget for the project? What types of signs do I need for my course? Will I purchase tee signs, yardage markers, course directional signs? What kind of maintenance can i expect to have on the signs once they are installed? What are the mounting and finish options available? These are all questions that can and should be asked before purchasing signs for your course or development. Port City Architectural Signage specializes in creating one of a kind golf course signage packages for courses all over the world, we can help! No matter what your budget, Port City can make a sign that will fit your needs. We manufacture a wide range of products from materials including bronze, aluminum, zinc, copper & recycled plastics. Our products are designed and built to be durable and attractive. When the time comes to add new or replace old signage to your golf course or development, let the experts at Port City Architectural Signage help. We partner with some of the industries top manufactures and suppliers to deliver the highest quality product available at a competitive price. Call us today for more information about our products and dealers.



Street Blade Letter Changes…

January 15th, 2011

As you may have heard, the 2009 Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) has new standards for street name signs. The federal government is requiring communities around the country to update their current “all uppercase” street signs to a new version that consists of both Upper and Lowercase lettering. These changes allow for easier reading, which will assist an aging U.S. population and make for safer driving conditions.

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New Streetscape Products!

January 5th, 2011

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Granite Golf Signs & Markers

November 18th, 2009

Port City has just introduced its new line of sandcarved granite tee signs and markers. A variety of styles are available in our 2010 catalogue, call us at 231-739-3463 to get more information. The list of new products includes tee monuments, tee sign tablet consoles, in ground yardage and fariway markers and range products.

Granite tee signs, markers, and monuments

Granite tee signs, markers, and monuments

No job to big or small…

April 15th, 2009


At Port City we can help design and create nearly any type of sign or marker you can think of. With complete in house production we have complete control over quality, delivery and design. We work hand in hand with our distributors to help them understand our process and capabilities so that their cutomers recieve the best products and prices in the industry. Above you will see some recent examples of our work and the quality of our craftsmanship

Commemorative Plaques

April 2nd, 2009


Grande Dunes Golf Club in Myrtle Beach needed 6 cast bronze plaques and podium mountings for their Golf Hall of Fame. Port City worked with our distributor in the design and layout stages of the project to create a signage package that met the customers needs and budget requirements. Once approval was recieved, Port City was able to cast the signage and deliver it in less than 2 weeks in time for the courses dedication.

Golf Sign Ideas

February 14th, 2009

various golf course sign ideas

various golf course sign ideas

Here is a great link to a flickr group page that shows a variety of different golf signs already installed on courses around the country. These pictures were taken and posted by actual golfers that have visited the course. Although most of the signs pictures in this group were not manufactured by Port City, it may help you get a better idea of the type of signage you would like to implement across your golf course development. You will see a wide range of golf course tee signs, markers and directional signs made of bronze, aluminum, granite, wood, steel, stone, plastic and a variety of other materials. If you see something you like and have questions about the material or finish please do not hesitate to call us and we will do our best answer any questions you may have. Port City has the ability to custom create or recreate almost any design idea you may have, from simple to ornate we can help you make your vision a reality.

Save money with Cast Aluminum

February 9th, 2009

Click on the picture above to view order form

Click on the picture above to view order form

Cast Aluminum tee signs are an inexpensive alternative to cast bronze while offering the same durability and sophisticated look. By offering a wide range of finish, size, shape and mounting options your course can implement a signage package throughout your development that is both sophisticated and consistent. The ability to add your custom course logo to any design increases brand awareness and insures that the signs on your course are completely unique. All our signage is made with the highest grade materials and coated with specially formulated finishes to ensure longevity with little to no maintenance. Port City also offers a refurbishing program for any cast products you may have on your course. We can take an existing product and restore it to an original state for a fraction of the cost of new signage. Not only will this save your course money, it allows golfers to enjoy pristine course markings the way they are ment to be. Call us for more in formation regarding what types of signage can be refurbished or to be put in touch with one of our distributors.

Golf Sign Packages

January 26th, 2009

Port City Signage can custom design a signage package that will not only be used at each tee area, but around your entire golf course. Let us help you design a sign package that compliments your courses surroundings without contridicting other signs found around the facility. In addition to tee signs and markers, Port City can provide your course with directional, informational, wayfinding, clubhouse, practice area and residential community signage. Golf courses all over the country choose our distributors as their #1 source custom course signage when it comes to cast bronze, aluminum and recycled plastic.

Helpful Links…

January 15th, 2009

BC golf guide – BC Golf Courses and Golf Packages