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Specific to general and administrative expense, as depicted in disclosures of segment reporting. General and administrative expense - acquisition and transaction expenses Acquisition and transaction expenses This element represents acquisition-related costs incurred to effect a business combination which costs have been expensed during the period. Such costs include finder's fees; advisory, legal, accounting, valuation, and other professional or consulting fees; general administrative costs, including the costs of maintaining an internal acquisitions department; and may include costs of registering and issuing debt and equity securities. Management fee to affiliate Management fee to affiliate Fees paid to affiliate which advises the Company on various aspects of its business and manages its day-to-day operations pursuant to a management agreement. 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Additions to property and equipment (including capital leases) during the nine months ended September 30, 2018 Property, Plant and Equipment, Additions Rental expenses recorded under operating leases Operating Leases, Rent Expense Amortization of intangibles Amortization of Intangible Assets Accretion of membership deposit liabilities Accretion Expense Equity method investment Equity Method Investments Debt Disclosure [Abstract] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Schedule of Long-term Debt Instruments [Table] Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument [Axis] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] Debt Instrument, Name [Domain] Capital leases (Equipment) Capital Lease Obligations [Member] Range [Axis] Range [Axis] Range [Domain] Range [Domain] Lower Range Minimum [Member] Upper Range Maximum [Member] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Debt Instrument [Line Items] Lease terms Debt Instrument, Term Income Statement [Abstract] Statement [Table] Statement [Table] Golf operations Statement [Line Items] Statement [Line Items] Operating costs Cost of sales - food and beverages General and administrative expense General and Administrative Expense Impairment Disposal Group, Not Discontinued Operation, Loss (Gain) on Write-down Other income (expenses) Noninterest Income [Abstract] Interest expense, net Interest Income (Expense), Nonoperating, Net Other (loss) income, net Loss before income tax Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations before Income Taxes, Noncontrolling Interest Preferred dividends Loss Applicable to Common Stock, per share Income Applicable to Common Stock, per share Heading for income/loss per share of common stock. 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Period to recognize membership dues Revenue, Performance Obligation, Description of Timing Operating lease term Lessee, Operating Lease, Term of Contract Number of interest rate derivatives held (in derivatives) Number of Interest Rate Derivatives Held Interest rate derivative instruments not designated as hedging instruments at fair value, net Interest Rate Derivative Instruments Not Designated as Hedging Instruments at Fair Value, Net Ownership in equity investment (as percent) Equity Method Investment, Ownership Percentage Other investments SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES Significant Accounting Policies [Text Block] Number of reportable segments Number of Reportable Segments Number of golf properties Number of Real Estate Properties Number of states in which properties owned Number of States in which Entity Operates PROPERTY AND EQUIPMENT, NET OF ACCUMULATED DEPRECIATION Property, Plant and Equipment Disclosure [Text Block] Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract] Revenue, Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Table] Revenue, Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Table] Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Axis] Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Axis] Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Domain] Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Domain] Balances under prior accounting Calculated under Revenue Guidance in Effect before Topic 606 [Member] Effect of Change Difference between Revenue Guidance in Effect before and after Topic 606 [Member] Accounting Standards Update 2014-09 Accounting Standards Update 2014-09 [Member] Revenue, Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Line Items] Revenue, Initial Application Period Cumulative Effect Transition [Line Items] Accumulated deficit Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) Golf operations Revenue from Contract with Customer, Excluding Assessed Tax Document And Entity 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[Member] Golf Course Operations, Public Golf Properties [Member] Golf operations, private golf properties Golf Course Operations, Private Golf Properties [Member] Golf Course Operations, Private Golf Properties [Member] Golf operations, managed golf properties Golf Course Operations, Managed Golf Properties [Member] Golf Course Operations, Managed Golf Properties [Member] Golf operations, ent. golf venues Golf Course Operations, Entertainment Golf Venues [Member] Golf Course Operations, Entertainment Golf Venues [Member] Food and beverage, public golf properties Food and Beverage, Public Golf Properties [Member] Food and Beverage, Public Golf Properties [Member] Food and beverage, private golf properties Food and Beverage, Private Golf Properties [Member] Food and Beverage, Private Golf Properties [Member] Food and beverage, managed golf properties Food and Beverage, Managed Golf Properties [Member] Food and Beverage, Managed Golf Properties [Member] Food and beverage, ent. golf venues 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Other-Than-Temporary Impairment - Amortized Cost Basis Other than Temporary Impairment, Credit Losses Recognized in Earnings, Credit Losses on Debt Securities Held After Impairment - Amortized Cost Basis Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Amortized Cost Gross Unrealized Gains Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Accumulated Gross Unrealized Gain, before Tax Gross Unrealized Losses Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Accumulated Gross Unrealized Loss, before Tax Carrying Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Current Number of Securities Investment Owned, Balance, Contracts Weighted Average Coupon (as percent) Weighted Average Coupon Weighted average of all coupon rates for each asset type. Weighted Average Yield (as percent) Weighted Average Yield Weighted average of all yield rates for each asset type. Weighted Average Life (Years) Weighted Average Life (Years) Weighted average of the remaining years to maturity for each asset type. Weighted Average Principal Subordination (as percent) Weighted Average Principal Subordination Weighted average of all principal subordination rates for all securities holdings in each asset type. Total outstanding face amount of floating rate securities Total outstanding face amount of floating rate securities Total outstanding face amount of all the company's holdings of floating rate securities. Securities in an unrealized loss position Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Unrealized Loss Position, Number of Positions Fair Value Disclosures [Abstract] Fair Value Measurements, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Fair Value Measurements, Recurring and Nonrecurring [Table] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Axis] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Fair Value Hierarchy and NAV [Domain] Level 3 Market Quotations (Unobservable) Fair Value, Inputs, Level 3 [Member] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Measurement Frequency [Axis] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Fair Value, Measurement Frequency [Domain] Measured on a Recurring Basis Fair Value, Measurements, Recurring [Member] ABS - Non-Agency RMBS Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation, Calculation [Roll Forward] Balance at December 31, 2017 Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset Value Total gains (losses) Fair Value, Assets and Liabilities Measured on Recurring Basis, Gain (Loss) Included in Earnings [Abstract] Included in other comprehensive income (loss) Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Gain (Loss) Included in Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) Amortization included in interest income Amortization included in interest income Amount of amortization included in interest income for financial instrument classified as an asset measured using unobservable inputs that reflect the entity's own assumption about the assumptions market participants would use in pricing. Purchases, sales and repayments Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Purchases, (Sales), Issuances, (Settlements) [Abstract] Proceeds Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Settlements Balance at September 30, 2018 Purchases Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Purchases Sales Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Sales Transfers into Level 3 Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset Transfers Into Level 3 Transfers out of Level 3 Fair Value, Measurement with Unobservable Inputs Reconciliation, Recurring Basis, Asset, Transfers out of Level 3 Statement of Financial Position [Abstract] Preferred stock, par value (in dollars per share) Preferred Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Preferred stock, shares authorized (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Authorized Preferred stock, shares issued (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Issued Preferred stock, shares outstanding (in shares) Preferred Stock, Shares Outstanding Preferred stock, dividend rate Preferred stock liquidation preference, (in dollars per share) Preferred Stock, Liquidation Preference Per Share Common stock, par value (in dollars per share) Common Stock, Par or Stated Value Per Share Common stock, shares authorized (in shares) Common Stock, Shares Authorized Common stock, shares issued (in shares) Common Stock, Shares, Issued Common stock, shares outstanding (in shares) Common Stock, Shares, Outstanding Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract] ORGANIZATION Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements Disclosure and Significant Accounting Policies [Text Block] Number of Options Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding [Roll Forward] Balance, beginning balance (in shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Number Balance, ending balance (in shares) Exercisable (in shares) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Exercisable, Number Weighted Average Strike Price Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Weighted Average Exercise Price [Abstract] Outstanding, beginning balance (in dollars per share) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Weighted Average Exercise Price Outstanding, ending balance (in dollars per share) Exercisable (in dollars per share) Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Exercisable, Weighted Average Exercise Price Weighted Average Life Remaining (in years) Weighted Average Life Remaining Outstanding Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Weighted Average Remaining Contractual Term Exercisable Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Exercisable, Weighted Average Remaining Contractual Term Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Table] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Table] Asset Class [Axis] Asset Class [Axis] Asset Class [Domain] Asset Class [Domain] Real Estate Securities Available For Sale Real Estate Securities Available For Sale [Member] The amount of real estate securities available for sale, as depicted on the company's schedule of carrying value and fair value. Measurement Input Type [Axis] Measurement Input Type [Axis] Measurement Input Type [Domain] Measurement Input Type [Domain] Discount Rate Measurement Input, Discount Rate [Member] Prepayment Speed Measurement Input, Prepayment Rate [Member] Cumulative Default Rate Measurement Input, Default Rate [Member] Loss Severity Measurement Input, Loss Severity [Member] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Line Items] Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Line Items] Amortized Cost Basis Fair Value Debt Securities, Available-for-sale Debt securities, significant input (as percent) Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Measurement Input DEBT OBLIGATIONS Debt Disclosure [Text Block] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Table] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Table] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Axis] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Axis] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Domain] Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Domain] Total reclassifications Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Member] Equity Components [Axis] Equity Components [Axis] Equity Component [Domain] Equity Component [Domain] Net realized (gain) on securities Accumulated Net Investment Gain (Loss) Attributable to Parent [Member] Reclassification Adjustment out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income on Derivatives [Line Items] Reclassification Adjustment out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income on Derivatives [Line Items] Net (income) loss Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure [Abstract] DERIVATIVES Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities Disclosure [Text Block] Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Property, Plant and Equipment [Table] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Axis] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Property, Plant and Equipment, Type [Domain] Land Land [Member] Buildings and improvements Building Improvements [Member] Furniture, fixtures and equipment Furniture and Fixtures [Member] Capital leases - equipment Assets Held under Capital Leases [Member] Construction in progress Construction in Progress [Member] Disposal Group Name [Axis] Disposal Group Name [Axis] Disposal Group Name [Domain] Disposal Group Name [Domain] Golf Properties Golf Properties [Member] Golf Properties [Member] Disposal Group Classification [Axis] Disposal Group Classification [Axis] Disposal Group Classification [Domain] Disposal Group Classification [Domain] Held-for-sale Disposal Group, Held-for-sale, Not Discontinued Operations [Member] Disposed of by sale Disposal Group, Disposed of by Sale, Not Discontinued Operations [Member] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Axis] Geographical [Domain] Geographical [Domain] Georgia GEORGIA Property, Plant and Equipment [Line Items] Property, Plant and Equipment [Line Items] Gross Carrying Amount Property, Plant and Equipment, Gross Accumulated Depreciation Accumulated Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Property, Plant, and Equipment Net Carrying Value Property, Plant and Equipment, Net Number of properties held for sale Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Number of Properties Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Number of Properties Number of impaired properties held for sale Number of Real Estate Properties, Impaired Number of Real Estate Properties, Impaired Real estate assets Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Property, Plant and Equipment, Noncurrent Real estate assets, property and equipment Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Property, Plant and Equipment Real estate assets, other related assets Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Other Assets Real estate liabilities Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Liabilities Sale price Disposal Group, Including Discontinued Operation, Consideration Proceeds from sale Proceeds from Sale of Property Held-for-sale Loss on sale Gain (Loss) on Disposition of Property Plant Equipment REVENUES Revenue from Contract with Customer [Text Block] Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract] Loss Contingencies [Table] Loss Contingencies [Table] Management Service [Member] Management Service [Member] Litigation Status [Axis] Litigation Status [Axis] Litigation Status [Domain] Litigation Status [Domain] Settled Litigation Settled Litigation [Member] Litigation Case [Axis] Litigation Case [Axis] Litigation Case [Domain] Litigation Case [Domain] Lease Termination Dispute Lease Termination Dispute [Member] Lease Termination Dispute [Member] Name of Property [Axis] Name of Property [Axis] Name of Property [Domain] Name of Property [Domain] Ground Lease, Orlando, Florida Ground Lease, Orlando, Florida [Member] Ground Lease, Orlando, Florida [Member] Ground Lease, Richmond, Virgina Ground Lease, Richmond, Virgina [Member] Ground Lease, Richmond, Virgina [Member] Ground Lease, West Palm Beach, Florida Ground Lease, West Palm Beach, Florida [Member] Ground Lease, West Palm Beach, Florida [Member] Florida FLORIDA Loss Contingency Nature [Axis] Loss Contingency Nature [Axis] Loss Contingency, Nature [Domain] Loss Contingency, Nature [Domain] Hurricane Irma Loss from Catastrophes [Member] Loss Contingencies [Line Items] Loss Contingencies [Line Items] Lease exit costs Gain (Loss) on Termination of Lease Accounts payable and accrued expenses Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities, Current Litigation amount awarded Litigation Settlement, Amount Awarded to Other Party Settlement amount payable immediately Loss Contingency, Accrual, Current Settlement amount payable in installments Loss Contingency, Accrual, Noncurrent Number of quarterly payment installments Litigation Settlement, Number of Quarterly Payment Installments Litigation Settlement, Number of Quarterly Payment Installments Payment of first installment Loss Contingency Accrual, Payments Number of renewal terms Lessee, Operating Lease, Number of Renewal Terms Lessee, Operating Lease, Number of Renewal Terms Renewal term Lessee, Operating Lease, Renewal Term Contract period Property damage costs Loss Contingency, Loss in Period Costs expected to be incurred Loss Contingency, Range of Possible Loss, Portion Not Accrued Amount reimbursed by insurer Insurance Recoveries Security deposits payable Deposit Liability, Current Accrued rent Accrued Rent, Current Due to affiliates Due to Affiliate, Current Dividends payable Dividends Payable, Current Miscellaneous current liabilities Other Sundry Liabilities, Current Other current liabilities Other Liabilities, Current Schedule of outstanding options Share-based Compensation, Stock Options, Activity [Table Text Block] Schedule of outstanding options summary Schedule of Outstanding Options Summary [Table Text Block] Tabular summary disclosure of the number of share options (or share units) that were outstanding at the beginning and end of the year, vested and expected to vest, exercisable or convertible at the end of the year, and the number of share options or share units that were granted, exercised or converted, forfeited, and expired during the year. Schedule of assumptions for valuation of options Schedule of Share-based Payment Award, Stock Options, Valuation Assumptions [Table Text Block] Schedule of amounts used in computing basic and diluted EPS Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Basic and Diluted [Table Text Block] Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Table] Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Table] Investment Type [Axis] Investment Type [Axis] Investments [Domain] Investments [Domain] Golf Investments Golf Investments [Member] Information pertaining to investments in golf facilities. Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Axis] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets by Major Class [Axis] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Trade name Trade Names [Member] Leasehold Intangibles Leasehold Intangibles Information pertaining to Leashold intangibles. Management contracts Contractual Rights [Member] Internally-developed software Software Development [Member] Membership base Membership Base Customer relationship that exists between an entity and its customer, for example, but not limited to, tenant relationships. Indefinite-lived Intangible Assets [Axis] Indefinite-lived Intangible Assets [Axis] Indefinite-lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Indefinite-lived Intangible Assets, Major Class Name [Domain] Nonamortizable liquor licenses Licensing Agreements [Member] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Line Items] Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Line Items] Gross Carrying Amount Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Gross Accumulated Amortization Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Accumulated Amortization Net Carrying Value Finite-Lived Intangible Assets, Net Nonamortizable liquor licenses Indefinite-lived Intangible Assets (Excluding Goodwill) Total Intangibles, Gross Carrying Amount Intangible Assets, Gross (Excluding Goodwill) Total Intangibles, Net Carrying Value Intangible Assets, Net (Excluding Goodwill) Derivative assets Derivative Asset Derivative liabilities Derivative Liability Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Diluted, by Common Class, Including Two Class Method [Table] Schedule of Earnings Per Share, Diluted, by Common Class, Including Two Class Method [Table] Options RSUs Earnings Per Share, Diluted, by Common Class, Including Two Class Method [Line Items] Earnings Per Share, Diluted, by Common Class, Including Two Class Method [Line Items] Numerator for basic and diluted earnings per share: Numerator for basis and diluted earnings per share: Loss from continuing operations after preferred dividends and noncontrolling interests Income from continuing operations after preferred dividends and noncontrolling interests Net income (loss) from continuing operations after adjustments for dividends on preferred stock and noncontrolling interests. Denominator: Denominator: Denominator for basic earnings per share - weighted average shares (in shares) Effect of dilutive securities Effect of dilutive securities Options (in shares) Denominator for diluted earnings per share - adjusted weighted average shares (in shares) Basic earnings per share: Earnings Per Share [Abstract] (Loss) Income from continuing operations per share of common stock, after preferred dividends and noncontrolling interests (in dollars per share) Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations, Per Basic Share (Loss) Income Applicable to Common Stock, per share (in dollars per share) Diluted earnings per share: Earnings Per Share, Diluted [Abstract] (Loss) Income from continuing operations per share of common stock, after preferred dividends and noncontrolling interests (in dollars per share) Income (Loss) from Continuing Operations, Per Diluted Share (Loss) Income Applicable to Common Stock, per share (in dollars per share) Realized and unrealized (gain) loss on investments Gain (loss) on settlement of investments, net (Gain) on settlement of real estate securities Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Realized Gain Loss on settlement of real estate securities Losses On Investments This item represents the net total realized and unrealized loss included in earnings for the period as a result of selling or holding marketable securities categorized as trading, available-for-sale, or held-to-maturity, including the unrealized holding loss of held-to-maturity securities transferred to the trading security category and the cumulative unrealized gain (loss) which was included in other comprehensive income (a separate component of shareholders' equity) for available-for-sale securities transferred to trading securities during the period. Additionally, this item would include any losses realized during the period from the sale of investments accounted for under the cost method of accounting and losses recognized for other than temporary impairments (OTTI) of the subject investments. Unrealized loss on securities, intent-to-sell Debt Securities, Available-for-sale, Unrealized Loss (Gain) on settlement of loans held-for-sale Gain (Loss) on Sale of Mortgage Loans Realized loss on settlement of TBAs, net Gain (Loss) On Settlement Of TBAs Amount of income (loss) recognized on the settlement of TBAs in the income statement. Unrealized loss (gain) on non-hedge derivative instruments Gain (loss) on non-hedge derivative instruments Gains of losses recognized by the company on non-hedge derivative instruments and depicted in other income. Realized and unrealized (gain) loss on investments Other (loss) income, net Component of Operating Income [Abstract] Loss on lease modifications and terminations Gain (Loss) on lease modifications and terminations Gain (loss) related to the termination and/or modification of a lease between the parties. Gain (loss) on extinguishment of debt, net Extinguishment of Debt, Gain (Loss), Net of Tax Collateral management fee income, net Fee Income, Nonoperating Fee Income, Nonoperating Equity in earnings of equity method investments Equity (deficit) in earnings of equity method investees This item represents the entity's proportionate share for the period of the net income (loss) of its investee (such as unconsolidated subsidiaries and joint ventures) to which the equity method of accounting is applied. This item includes income or expense related to stock-based compensation based on the investor's grant of stock to employees of an equity method investee. (Loss) gain on disposal of long-lived assets and intangibles Gain (Loss) on Disposition of Property Plant Equipment, Excluding Oil and Gas Property and Timber Property Other loss Other Nonoperating Income (Expense) Other (loss) income, net Loss related to settlement of legal dispute Gain (Loss) Related to Litigation Settlement Statement of Comprehensive Income [Abstract] Net loss Other comprehensive income (loss): Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax [Abstract] Net unrealized gain on available-for-sale securities Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Securities, Available-for-Sale, Unrealized Holding Gain (Loss) Arising During Period, after Tax Reclassification of net realized gain on securities into earnings Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Reclassification Adjustment from AOCI for Sale of Securities, Net of Tax Other comprehensive income (loss) Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax Total comprehensive loss Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Comprehensive loss attributable to Drive Shack Inc. stockholders’ equity Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax, Attributable to Parent Basis of Presentation Basis of Accounting, Policy [Policy Text Block] Revenue Recognition Revenue from Contract with Customer [Policy Text Block] Operating Expenses Operating Expenses [Policy Text Block] Operating Expenses [Policy Text Block] General and Administrative Expense Selling, General and Administrative Expenses, Policy [Policy Text Block] Pre-Opening Costs Start-up Activities, Cost Policy [Policy Text Block] Derivatives and Hedging Activities Derivatives, Policy [Policy Text Block] Property and Equipment, Net Property, Plant and Equipment, Policy [Policy Text Block] Intangibles, Net Intangible Assets, Finite-Lived, Policy [Policy Text Block] Membership Deposit Liabilities Membership Deposit Liabilities [Policy Text Block] Membership Deposit Liabilities [Policy Text Block] Other Investment Equity Method Investments [Policy Text Block] Impairment of Real Estate and Finite-lived Intangible Assets Impairment or Disposal of Long-Lived Assets, Including Intangible Assets, Policy [Policy Text Block] Recent Accounting Pronouncements New Accounting Pronouncements, Policy [Policy Text Block] Fair Value Measurements Fair Value of Financial Instruments, Policy [Policy Text Block] Earnings Per Share Earnings Per Share, Policy [Policy Text Block] Valuation of Options Share-based Compensation, Option and Incentive Plans Policy [Policy Text Block] Income Taxes Income Tax, Policy [Policy Text Block] FAIR VALUE OF FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS Fair Value Disclosures [Text Block] Subsequent Event [Table] Subsequent Event [Table] Series B preferred stock Series C preferred stock Series D preferred stock Subsequent Event [Line Items] Subsequent Event [Line Items] Dividends declared Dividends Realized and unrealized (gain) loss on investments Gain (Loss) on Investments [Member] Interest rate derivatives Interest Rate Swap [Member] TBAs Other Contract [Member] Unrealized loss (gain) on interest rate derivatives Gain (Loss) on Interest Rate Derivative Instruments Not Designated as Hedging Instruments Unrealized loss recognized related to TBAs Gain (Loss) on Sale of Derivatives Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangements by Share-based Payment Award [Table] Schedule of Share-based Compensation Arrangements by Share-based Payment Award [Table] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items] Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award [Line Items] Expected Volatility Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Expected Volatility Rate Expected Dividend Yield Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Expected Dividend Rate Expected Remaining Term Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Expected Term Risk-Free Rate, lower range Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Risk Free Interest Rate, Minimum Risk-Free Rate, upper range Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Fair Value Assumptions, Risk Free Interest Rate, Maximum Fair Value at Valuation Date Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Fair Value Share-based Compensation Arrangement by Share-based Payment Award, Options, Outstanding, Fair Value Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Schedule of Related Party Transactions, by Related Party [Table] Related Party [Axis] Related Party [Axis] Related Party [Domain] Related Party [Domain] Manager Manager [Member] Manager [Member] Affiliated Entity Affiliated Entity [Member] Board of Director member Management [Member] Related Party Transaction [Axis] Related Party Transaction [Axis] Related Party Transaction [Domain] Related Party Transaction [Domain] Transition Services Agreement Transition Services Agreement [Member] Transition Services Agreement [Member] Related Party Transaction [Line Items] Related Party Transaction [Line Items] Payment for termination of management agreement Gain (Loss) on Contract Termination Costs for transition services agreement Related Party Transaction, Expenses from Transactions with Related Party Shares held by Fortress and affiliates (in shares) Related Party Transaction, Number of Shares Owned by Related Party Related Party Transaction, Number of Shares Owned by Related Party Stock options held by Fortress and affiliates (in shares) Share-based Compensation, Shares Authorized under Stock Option Plans, Exercise Price Range, Number of Outstanding Options Travel expense, related party Travel Expense, Related Party Travel Expense, Related Party Accrued rent, related parties Accrued Rent, Related Parties Accrued Rent, Related Parties Estimated useful lives Property, Plant and Equipment, Useful Life Held by the former Manager Issued to the former Manager and subsequently transferred to certain of the Manager’s employees Management Employees [Member] Information perataining to the number of the company's outstanding stock options held by the manager's employoees at period end. Issued to the independent directors Award Date [Axis] Award Date [Axis] Award Date [Domain] Award Date [Domain] Issued in 2011 and thereafter Issued in 2011 and Thereafter [Member] Information pertaining to stock options issued in 2011 and thereafter. February 2017 Share-based Compensation, Award Period One [Member] Share-based Compensation, Award Period One [Member] April 2018 Share-based Compensation, Award Period Two [Member] Share-based Compensation, Award Period Two [Member] Stock options outstanding (in shares) Weighted average strike price (in dollars per share) Schedule of (gains) recorded in relation to derivatives Derivative Instruments, Gain (Loss) [Table Text Block] Assets Assets [Abstract] Current assets Assets, Current [Abstract] Cash and cash equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, at Carrying Value Restricted cash Restricted Cash, Current Accounts receivable, net Accounts Receivable, Net, Current Real estate assets, held-for-sale, net Real Estate Held-for-sale Real estate securities, available-for-sale Other current assets Other Assets, Current Total current assets Assets, Current Restricted cash, noncurrent Restricted Cash, Noncurrent Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation Intangibles, net of accumulated amortization Other assets Other Assets, Noncurrent Total assets Liabilities and Equity Liabilities and Equity [Abstract] Current liabilities Liabilities [Abstract] Current liabilities Liabilities, Current [Abstract] Credit facilities and obligations under capital leases Long-term Debt and Capital Lease Obligations, Current Membership deposit liabilities Customer Advances and Deposits, Current Deferred revenue Contract with Customer, Liability, Current Real estate liabilities, held-for-sale Real Estate Liabilities Associated with Assets Held-for-Sale Real Estate Liabilities Associated with Assets Held-for-Sale Other current liabilities Total current liabilities Liabilities, Current Credit facilities and obligations under capital leases - noncurrent Long-term Debt and Capital Lease Obligations Junior subordinated notes payable Junior Subordinated Notes, Noncurrent Membership deposit liabilities, noncurrent Customer Advances or Deposits, Noncurrent Deferred revenue, noncurrent Contract with Customer, Liability, Noncurrent Other liabilities Other Liabilities, Noncurrent Total liabilities Commitments and contingencies Commitments and Contingencies Equity Stockholders' Equity Attributable to Parent [Abstract] Preferred stock, $0.01 par value, 100,000,000 shares authorized, 1,347,321 shares of 9.75% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, 496,000 shares of 8.05% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, and 620,000 shares of 8.375% Series D Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, liquidation preference $25.00 per share, issued and outstanding as of September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017 Common stock, $0.01 par value, 1,000,000,000 shares authorized, 67,027,104 and 66,977,104 shares issued and outstanding at September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2017, respectively Common Stock, Value, Issued Additional paid-in capital Additional Paid in Capital Accumulated other comprehensive income Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss), Net of Tax Total equity Stockholders' Equity, Including Portion Attributable to Noncontrolling Interest Total liabilities and equity Liabilities and Equity Management fees Management Fees The total management fees incurred in the period. Expense reimbursement to the Manager Expense Reimbursement to the Manager The total expense reimbursement paid to the manager during the period. Incentive compensation Incentive Compensation The total incentive compensation paid to the manager during the period. Total Management fee to affiliate ManagementFeesTotal The total management fees incurred in the period and due to the affiliate. Measurement Basis [Axis] Measurement Basis [Axis] Fair Value Measurement [Domain] Fair Value Measurement [Domain] Portion at Fair Value Measurement [Member] Portion at Fair Value Measurement [Member] Carrying Value Reported Value Measurement [Member] Estimated Fair Value Estimate of Fair Value Measurement [Member] Assets Assets, Fair Value Disclosure [Abstract] Real estate securities, available-for-sale Restricted cash, current and noncurrent Restricted Cash and Cash Equivalents Non-hedge derivative assets Derivative Instruments Not Designated as Hedging Instruments, Asset, at Fair Value Liabilities Liabilities, Fair Value Disclosure [Abstract] Credit facilities - Traditional Golf term loan Loans Payable, Fair Value Disclosure Junior subordinated notes payable Junior Subordinated Notes SEGMENT REPORTING Segment Reporting Disclosure [Text Block] Statement of Cash Flows [Abstract] Cash Flows From Operating Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Net loss Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities: Adjustments to Reconcile Net Income (Loss) to Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities [Abstract] Depreciation and amortization DepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationIncludingDiscontinuedOperations The aggregate expense recognized in the current period that allocates the cost of tangible assets, intangible assets, or depleting assets to periods that benefit from use of the assets. Including aggregate expense from both continuing and discontinued operations. Amortization of discount and premium Accretion (Amortization) of Discounts and Premiums, Investments Other amortization Other Depreciation and Amortization Net interest income on investments accrued to principal balance InterestIncomeOnInvestmentsAccruedToPrincipalBalance Interest income on investments accrued to principal balance. As a noncash item, it is an adjustment to net income when calculating cash provided by or used in operations using the indirect method. Amortization of revenue on golf membership deposit liabilities Amortization of Revenue on Golf Membership Deposit Liabilities Amortization of Revenue on Golf Membership Deposit Liabilities Amortization of prepaid golf membership dues Amortization of Prepaid Golf Member Dues Amortization of Prepaid Golf Member Dues Stock-based compensation Share-based Compensation Impairment Equity in earnings from equity method investments, net of distributions IncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments1 This item represents the entity's proportionate share for the period of the net income (loss) of its investee (such as unconsolidated subsidiaries and joint ventures) to which the equity method of accounting is applied. This item includes income or expense related to stock-based compensation based on the investor's grant of stock to employees of an equity method investee. Other losses, net Other Noncash Income (Expense) Unrealized (gain) loss on investments Marketable Securities, Unrealized Gain (Loss) Loss on extinguishment of debt Gain (Loss) on Extinguishment of Debt Change in: Increase (Decrease) in Operating Capital [Abstract] Accounts receivable, net, other current assets and other assets - noncurrent Increase (Decrease) in Accounts Receivable and Other Operating Assets Accounts payable and accrued expenses, deferred revenue, other current liabilities and other liabilities - noncurrent Increase (Decrease) in Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities Net cash used in operating activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Operating Activities Cash Flows From Investing Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities [Abstract] Principal repayments from investments Principal repayments from investments The cash inflow associated with maturities (principal being due), repayments and calls (payments before maturities) of securities held for investment purposes. Proceeds from sale of property and equipment Proceeds from Sale of Property, Plant, and Equipment Proceeds from sale of securities and loans Proceeds from Sale of Debt Securities, Available-for-sale Net payments for settlement of TBAs Payments for (Proceeds from) Derivative Instrument, Investing Activities Acquisition and additions of property and equipment and intangibles Payments to Acquire Productive Assets Deposits paid on property and equipment Payments for Deposits Applied to Investments Payments for Deposits Applied to Investments Contributions to equity method investees Payments to Acquire Equity Method Investments Net cash (used in) provided by investing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Investing Activities Cash Flows From Financing Activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities [Abstract] Borrowings under debt obligations Proceeds from Other Debt Repayments of debt obligations Repayments of Other Debt Margin deposits under repurchase agreements and derivatives Margin deposits under repurchase agreements and derivatives Increase decrease in the period of funds used for margin deposits under repurchase agreements and derivatives. Golf membership deposits received Golf Membership Deposits Received Golf Membership Deposits Received Issuance of common stock Proceeds from Issuance of Common Stock Common stock dividends paid Payments of Ordinary Dividends, Common Stock Preferred stock dividends paid Payments of Ordinary Dividends, Preferred Stock and Preference Stock Payment of deferred financing costs Payments of Financing Costs Other financing activities Proceeds from (Payments for) Other Financing Activities Net cash used in financing activities Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities Net Decrease in Cash and Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash, noncurrent Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents, Period Increase (Decrease), Including Exchange Rate Effect Cash and Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash, noncurrent, Beginning of Period Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash Equivalents Cash and Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Restricted Cash, noncurrent, End of Period Supplemental Schedule of Non-Cash Investing and Financing Activities Cash Flow, Noncash Investing and Financing Activities Disclosure [Abstract] Preferred stock dividends declared but not paid Preferred stock dividends declared but not paid The aggregate amount of preferred dividends declared, but not paid, as of the financial reporting date. Additions to capital lease assets and liabilities Capital Lease Obligations Incurred Changes in property and equipment not yet paid for Capital Expenditures Incurred but Not yet Paid Schedule of New Accounting Pronouncements and Changes in Accounting Principles Schedule of New Accounting Pronouncements and Changes in Accounting Principles [Table Text Block] Disaggregation of Revenue Disaggregation of Revenue [Table Text Block] Total debt obligations Debt Securities Payable [Member] Credit Facilities and Capital Leases Total Golf Credit Facilities [Member] Information pertaining to debt related to total Golf credit facilities. Traditional Golf term loan Golf [Member] Golf [Member] Vineyard II Golf Vineyard II [Member] Information pertaining to debt related to Golf Vineyard II financing facilities. Total current portion of credit facilities and obligations under capital leases Credit Facilities and Capital Leases, Current Portion [Member] Credit Facilities and Capital Leases, Current Portion [Member] Current portion of credit facilities Credit Facility, Current Portion [Member] Credit Facility, Current Portion [Member] Current portion of obligations under capital leases Capital Leases, Current Portion [Member] Capital Leases, Current Portion [Member] Credit facilities and obligations under capital leases - noncurrent Credit Facilities and Capital Leases, Long-term Portion [Member] Credit Facilities and Capital Leases, Long-term Portion [Member] Junior subordinated notes payable Junior Subordinated Debt [Member] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Axis] Variable Rate [Domain] Variable Rate [Domain] London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) [Member] Outstanding Face Amount Debt Instrument, Face Amount Carrying Value Long-term Debt Current portion of obligations under capital leases Weighted Average Coupon (as percent) Debt Instrument, Basis Spread on Variable Rate Weighted Average Coupon (as percent) Debt, Weighted Average Interest Rate Weighted Average Funding Cost (as percent) Weighted Average Funding Cost The weighted average funding cost of the instrument, including hedges. Depicted as a percentage of total debt proceeds. Weighted Average Life (Years) DebtWeightedAverageRemainingLife The weighted average remaining term of maturity of debt instruments, in PnYnMnDTnHnMnS' format, for example, 'P1Y5M13D' represents the reported fact of one year, five months, and thirteen days. Face Amount of Floating Rate Debt Face Amount of Floating Rate Debt The face amount of floating rate debt. Deferred financing costs Debt Issuance Costs, Net Variable rate (as percent) Debt Instrument, Variable Rate Debt Instrument, Variable Rate Statement of Stockholders' Equity [Abstract] Preferred Stock Preferred Stock [Member] Common Stock Common Stock [Member] Additional Paid- in Capital Additional Paid-in Capital [Member] Accumulated Deficit Retained Earnings [Member] Accumulated Other Comp. Income AOCI Attributable to Parent [Member] Increase (Decrease) in Stockholders' Equity [Roll Forward] Increase (Decrease) in Stockholders' Equity [Roll Forward] Equity (deficit), beginning (in shares) Shares, Issued Equity (deficit), beginning Dividends declared Stock-based compensation Adjustments to Additional Paid in Capital, Share-based Compensation, Stock Options, Requisite Service Period Recognition Purchase of common stock (directors) (in shares) Stock Issued During Period, Shares, Share-based Compensation, Net of Forfeitures Purchase of common stock (directors) Stock Issued During Period, Value, Share-based Compensation, Net of Forfeitures Adoption of ASC 606 (Note 3) Cumulative Effect of New Accounting Principle in Period of Adoption Comprehensive income (loss) Comprehensive income (loss) Other comprehensive income Equity (deficit), ending (in shares) Equity (deficit), ending Income tax provision Non-recurring income tax receivable booked due to Tax Act Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Increase (Decrease) in Income Taxes Receivable Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Increase (Decrease) in Income Taxes Receivable REAL ESTATE SECURITIES Investments in Debt and Marketable Equity Securities (and Certain Trading Assets) Disclosure [Text Block] Schedule of carrying value and estimated fair value of assets and liabilities Fair Value, by Balance Sheet Grouping [Table Text Block] Schedule of quantitative information regarding significant unobservable inputs Fair Value Measurement Inputs and Valuation Techniques [Table Text Block] Schedule of change in fair value of Level 3 investments Fair Value, Assets Measured on Recurring Basis, Unobservable Input Reconciliation [Table Text Block] Liabilities for which fair value is only disclosed Fair Value, Liabilities Measured on Recurring and Nonrecurring Basis [Table Text Block] Schedule of realized/unrealized loss on investments and other income (loss), net Schedule of Investment and Other Nonoperating Gains (Losses) [Table Text Block] Schedule of Investment and Other Nonoperating Gains (Losses) [Table Text Block] Schedule of reclassification from accumulated other comprehensive income into net income Reclassification out of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income [Table Text Block] Schedule of useful lives of property, plant, and equipment Schedule of useful lives of property, plant, and equipment [Table Text Block] Tabular disclosure of useful lives of property, plant and equipment. Schedule of amortization period Schedule of Finite-Lived Intangible Assets [Table Text Block] Schedule of other current assets Schedule of Other Current Assets [Table Text Block] Schedule of other current liabilities Other Current Liabilities [Table Text Block] Loans, held-for-sale, net Loans Receivable Held-for-sale, Net, Not Part of Disposal Group, Commercial, Real Estate Prepaid expenses Prepaid Expense, Current Deposits Deposits Assets, Current Inventory Inventory, Net Derivative assets Derivative Asset, Current Miscellaneous current assets, net Other Assets, Miscellaneous, Current Other current assets Impairment of loans held-for-sale, net Loans Receivable Held-for-Sale, Net, Not Part of Disposal Group, Commercial, Real Estate, Impairment Loss Loans Receivable Held-for-Sale, Net, Not Part of Disposal Group, Commercial, Real Estate, Impairment Loss Estimated useful lives Acquired Finite-lived Intangible Assets, Weighted Average Useful Life COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Text Block]