TAMPA, Fla. and INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Golf Partners (GGP), one of the nation's leading golf course management and development companies, has signed a 5-year agreement with Westchase Golf Club in Tampa, Florida, to manage the privately owned public facility effective January 1, 2017. The Westchase Golf Club is owned by Sano Corporation.
With over 1,100 golf courses located throughout the state, Florida is a world-leading golf destination and home of the PGA Tour, LPGA, and PGA of America. Citing GGP's years of experience in attracting and retaining new consumers, Sano President Nick Neubauer chose Green Golf Partners to strategically promote Westchase Golf Club as a top regional golf destination.
"I am excited to partner with Green Golf Partners, a top management company that has assembled the best talent available in the golf industry, is committed to enhancing the golf experience and making golf fun again," said Nick Neubauer.
With a focus on providing premium golf course conditions, Green Golf Partners has added new course superintendent, Terry Mounce, to take over course agronomy duties. "Westchase is already a well-maintained course. I'm excited to bring some improved methods of course management to this beautiful Tampa course and its golfing community." He added, "I look forward to making this course even better."
Westchase Golf Club has earned top honors, having been rated #1 in Florida in the National Golf Foundation's Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction Program. Opened in 1992, the Lloyd Clifton designed 6699-yard par 72 course is easily accessible within 15 minutes from the Tampa International Airport, serving thousands of golfers from around the world.
"We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with the Westchase community in managing one of the best public-access golf courses in the Tampa area," said Matt McIntee, CEO of Green Golf Partners. "We look forward to utilizing our industry expertise to help Westchase Golf Club rise to the next level by providing an outstanding facility and championship service." The beautiful 9500 square foot clubhouse overlooking the 9th and 18th greens includes a bar and banquet area and can accommodate community outings and local events.
Green Golf Partners will also continue the Westchase PGA Junior League Golf program. "It's a fun, social, and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls ages 13 and under to learn and enjoy the game of golf from PGA and LPGA professionals," said McIntee. Green Golf Partners will enhance the existing Westchase Golf Club Junior Golf program as well as offer new golf programming for the 2017 season, making Westchase Golf Club the ideal location to learn and improve one's golf skills.
About Green Golf Partners
Green Golf Partners is one of the fastest-growing golf course management companies in the United States. The senior management team, with over 100 years of experience combined, is considered to include some of the leading golf course management experts in world. The entire Green Golf Partners team believes that celebrating the game and emphasizing fun are critical to the long-term success of the projects it develops.
The Green Golf Partners portfolio features courses in six states across the country, including such notable properties as Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, Ill. (recently awarded the 2018 LPGA Championship) and Belleview Biltmore Golf Club in Belleair, Fla. For more information on Green Golf Partners, go to www.greengolfpartners.com. For additional information about Westchase Golf Club, call 813-854-2331, visit www.westchasegc.com, or "like" it on Facebook.
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