Nov. 17, 1914: The Seaview Golf Club opens for business.
June 28, 1924: Seaview breaks ground on a $250,000 addition, including 54 suites and plans for an 18-hole golf course.
Nov 4, 1930: Additional nine-hole Pine Course formally opens. Expands to 18 holes in 1957.
Aug. 15, 1937: Following a $2,000 tax increase, the Seaview Club notifies Galloway Township Committee it is seeking to legally secede from the township and establish a separate borough. Seaview, assessed at $237,000, pays a $15,000 property-tax bill.
Oct. 25, 1937: Seaview Golf Club holds its first invitational.
March 19, 1938: The Atlantic County League of Municipalities moves to block secession.
Aug. 13, 1939: Seaview is scheduled to be sold in a sheriff’s sale Aug. 30 to satisfy judgments obtained by the estate of the late Clarence H. Geist, utilities magnate, totaling more than a half-million dollars.
Aug. 31, 1939: Florence H. Geist, her daughter and Harold S. Schutt, president of the club, purchase Seaview at auction for $65,000, including the 169-room clubhouse and 500 acres of land with three golf courses.
1960: Seaview’s first renovation.
1973: The state office of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith charges Seaview with discrimination against Jews in its membership policies. A local group, The Conference Board Inc., stops meeting at Seaview.
1984: Marriott purchases the property and becomes manager of the golf course.
1986: The Seaview undergoes its second expansion.
1986: The first Atlantic City Classic, later renamed the ShopRite LPGA Classic, is held at Seaview Marriott Resort. Purse is $225,000.
1988: The Atlantic City Classic moves to Greate Bay Resort & Country Club in Somers Point but returns to Seaview in 1998 with a $1 million tournament purse.
1997: LaSalle Partners Inc. buys the Marriott for an undisclosed price, with promises to spend $5 million for major improvements, including restoration of the original Bay Course.
Jan. 24, 2004: The Seaview Marriott Resort & Spa undergoes a $3 million renovation and restoration.
Oct. 26, 2006: The 21-year-old ShopRite LPGA Classic tournament ends following a dispute with the LPGA and its commissioner over dates for the 2007 tournament.
Feb. 13, 2009: Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc.’s marketing and time-share sales offices in Absecon and Galloway Township close; 134 people lose their jobs.
March 20, 2009: LaSalle Hotel Properties considers Dolce Hotels and Resorts to manage the property. Dolce currently runs 22 properties worldwide, including the Aspen Meadows Resort in Colorado.
May 2009: Troon Golf and Dolce Hotels and Resorts take over management of Seaview from Marriott International.
June 2010: The ShopRite LPGA Classic returns to Seaview after a four-year absence.
August 2010: Richard Stockton College announces plans to buy the resort.
September 2010: Stockton closes on its $20 million purchase.
March 2011: Seaview reopens as the Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club after $12 million in renovations, complete with a Noyes Museum of Art gallery.
October 2013: Seaview hosts the 14th annual Special Olympics North America Golf Invitational Tournament.
Compiled by Sherry Page and Martha Zechman