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Landscapes Golf Management selected to operate River Run Country Club (Davidson, NC)

River Run’s roughly 800 members relish the club’s Robert Walker-Raymond Floyd-designed, par 72 golf course

(LINCOLN, Neb.) – Landscapes Golf Management has been selected to operate River Run Country Club, the exclusive, private community featuring an 18-hole, championship golf course, and popular sports campus and event spaces in Davidson, North Carolina, 30 minutes north of Charlotte.

The company will oversee all aspects of River Run’s business, including, sales, marketing, staffing and training, programming and special events, property maintenance, merchandising, restaurant and banquet activities, technology and financial management.

“Landscapes Golf Management’s culture, expertise and talent development discipline squarely align with the values of our club’s membership,” says Mike Madsen, President of River Run’s Board of Directors. “Its business intelligence system is equally important and allows us real-time visibility into performance metrics for efficient and informed decision-making.”

“River Run’s family-oriented amenities are exceptional, and it plans to embark on several large-scale capital-enhancements projects over the next five years,” says Tom Everett, President of Landscapes Golf Management. “Our team is expert at planning and overseeing these development and construction initiatives for on time, on budget, high-quality delivery and, ultimately, universal member satisfaction.”

River Run’s roughly 800 members relish the club’s Robert Walker-Raymond Floyd-designed, par 72 golf course that stretches from 5,027 to a daunting 7,317 yards. Receiving a perfect five-star rating from Golf Advisor, it is widely known for “by far, the most interesting, multi-level greens in the Lowcountry,” rolling terrain, waterfalls, lake inlets and towering hardwoods. River Run hosted and Symetra Tour events, and NBA star Stephan Curry, a graduate of nearby Davidson University, occasionally traverses its fairways. A world-class practice facility and PGA instruction round out the golf offerings.

The club’s sports campus is also popular. Sports members are active on its six pickleball courts and 16 hard and clay, indoor and outdoor tennis courts that hosts USTA events and a popular junior tennis academy. A state-of-the art fitness center boasts Peloton, Versa Climber and Life Fitness equipment, and certified trainers conduct group classes and individual performance training sessions. Swimming activities occur in a junior, Olympic-size pool complimented by a lazy river, three water slides and the River Rapids swim team comprising more than 200 kids each summer.

A majestic, Jeffersonian-style clubhouse with an outdoor veranda overlooking an enchanting waterfall hosts numerous memorable social and business parties and events for all occasions. Leading wedding website The Knot praises River Run productions as “elegant and regal with fantastic food and superior service for the day of your dreams.”

Families and couples dine at three venues under River Run’s culinary team’s theme of sourcing fresh local ingredients, coastal seafood and farm-fresh flavors for well-balanced menus. The Wildcat dining room overlooks the 18th green and features a delectable and extensive food and wine selections. The Bogey Grill offers casual dining and the River Run Racquet and Sports Center, minutes from the clubhouse, houses the Slice Café and Marketplace for salads, wraps, homemade soups, acclaimed pizza, wine and craft beer, gourmet jams, flower bouquets and gift baskets.

River Run Country Club:, 704.892.4633

About Landscapes Golf Management

One of America’s largest and most trusted operators of golf courses and country clubs, Landscapes Golf Management’s 50-plus property portfolio across 20 states benefits from conveniently located regional offices. The family-owned-and-operated company prides itself on a guest- and member-centric approach supported by strong client relationships, well-trained and personable staff contributing to an enviable culture, meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of operations and proven back-office systems. LGM provides turnkey and a la carte solutions to owners of golf courses and country clubs. Its experts cover business strategy and planning, golf course maintenance, clubhouse operations, marketing, IT, staffing and training, food and beverage, health and wellness, merchandising, golf instruction and financial management. Sister company Landscapes Unlimited is the recognized leader in development and construction of golf courses ranging from major tournament and PGA Tour event hosts to local layouts of varying shapes, sizes and budgets. The company also excels at building sports fields for professional sports teams, colleges and municipalities.

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