Honorees signify Indigo’s ‘Best of the Best’
(RESTON, Va.) – Indigo Golf Partners – the innovative owner-operator of more than 160 golf courses, country clubs and resorts in 29 states – announced the winners of the company's annual national and regional awards.
In its 32nd year operating, Indigo Golf Partners honored exceptional team members and facilities who excel in guest and client satisfaction, operational excellence and business performance, all while holding true to company values. These national and regional awards identify the “best of the best” in various categories including “General Manager of the Year”, “Superintendent of the Year” and “Facility of the Year”.
“Our annual accolades highlight leaders who not only go the extra mile for our Indigo team but the industry as a whole,” says Alex Elmore, Indigo Golf Partners president. “Each of our high performing colleagues represent our values each day and continue to build the greatest team in golf.” ACE Award: ZSTRICT in Stamford, Connecticut earned the award for embodying the spirit of treating each guest to a well-conditioned facility, friendly and welcoming service, and genuine respect for each person’s time.
Indigo Future National Award Winner: Monty Duncan of Brentwood Golf Course in Jacksonville, Florida earned this honor for being an integral part of shaping young golfer’s lives. His superior coaching and ability to foster an environment for growth is what sets Monty apart.
Superintendent of the Year: Jerry Cotton from Joe Louis "The Champ" Golf Course in Riverdale, Illinois was honored for going above and beyond in all areas of agronomic management. Respected by his co-workers and peers, Cotton has accomplished significant layout goals and improved each aspect of the Joe Louis facility.
General Manager of the Year: David Peru of Kenton County Golf Courses in Independence, Kentucky earned the award as the premier industry role model to emulate. David drives success at Kenton County through the empowerment of his team members. Peru exhibits “above and beyond” performance in all areas of club management, staff development, guest experience and revenue growth.
Facility Top Performer: Alhambra Golf Course – the 18-hole short course in Alhambra, California, earned the sought-after prize as Indigo’s most successful facility based upon financial performance.
Facility of the Year: Delcastle Golf Club – the well-respected public course in Wilmington, Delaware won the distinguished award for best all-around service, operations, agronomic conditions, and financial performance. Virginia Support Office ACE Award: Scott Kravitz, marketing manager, in the VSO received this award for his continuous and outstanding support of local and national employees. Kravitz continuously goes above and beyond for his colleagues in the field each day.
For the list of regional award winners, click here.
About Indigo Golf Partners
Dedicated to optimizing all that the sport and business of golf offers, Indigo Golf Partners is a division of Troon and manages more than 160 golf courses, country clubs and resorts in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, Va. with regional offices and teams across America, the company subscribes to a #GolfForEveryone purpose. Leveraging over 30 years of expertise, Indigo Golf Partners specializes in full-service property management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business. They include modern-day golf and property maintenance, staffing and training, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing, public relations, HOA integration, technology, special events and financial management.
More information: http://www.indigogolf.com, 703.761.1444.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 585-plus locations around the globe, including managing 630-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 620-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Princeville Makai Golf Club on Kauai; Champion Hills in Hendersonville, North Carolina; Ocean Club in Paradise Island, Bahamas; and Vattanac Golf Resort in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
More information: https://www.troon.com/, 480.606.1000.