ClubCorp Gets Two North Carolina Golf Clubs

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ClubCorp-The World Leader in Private Clubs announced that Sequoia Golf Management will manage and operate two golf properties in North Carolina- Sequoyah National in Whittier and River Run Country Club in historic Davidson. This will add to the four North Carolina existing golf clubs they manage including TPC Piper Glen in Charlotte.

Sequoyah National and River Run C.C. are the first management agreements under Sequoia since ClubCorp’s acquisition of the Management company in September. The addition of the two North Carolina clubs continues the expansion of ClubCorp’s overall portfolio of owned and operated clubs.

“We are very excited to be adding Sequoyah National and River Run to our portfolio of managed clubs,” said Eric Affeldt, ClubCorp CEO and President. ” The addition of these 2 club expands our presence in North Carolina, perfectly complementing our family of clubs.”

Located 45 minutes west of Ashville and nestled among oak, fir and flowering valleys in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains resides Sequoyah National Golf Club, owned by the Eastern Band of the Cherokee and previously managed by Troon. The Robert Trent Jones II design offers golfers an idyllic landscape filled with scenic vistas, beautiful landscape and challenging golf. The 6,600 yard, par 72 layout includes a driving range, putting greens and chipping area, with a restaurant with indoor and outside lite fare. Stay and Play packages can be packages can be had at the nearby Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort.

River Run Country Club is located just north of Charlotte and is contracted as the site of the Tour Finals Chiquita Classic through 2015. River Run features an 18 hole championship par 72, 7,100 yard Robert Walker designed golf course. Amenities at the Club include a tennis complex with 9 clay, 3 hard and 4 indoor courts. a spacious swimming pool with a 27 foot waterslide and a lazy river, state of art fitness center, formal and informal dining and an elegant private event space. River Run is one of the finest private facilities in the area with a true member first atmosphere of fine service and attention to detail.

Since its founding in 1967, Dallas based ClubCorp has operated with the central purpose of Building Relationships and Enriching Lives. It is a leading owner-operator of private golf & country clubs and business clubs in North America. With its recent acquisition of Sequoia Golf, ClubCorp now owns or operates a portfolio of over 200 clubs, serving over 430,000 members with 20,000 employees. Properties include Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California, and The Woodlands in Texas. For more information you can visit

Dave Daubert

Lehigh University graduate, Procter & Gamble retired. Previously a Managing Editor and Feature Writer for a regional golf monthly magazine for 11 years. Married to wife Carol and residing in Solivita, an active adult community in Central Florida

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