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Landscapes Golf Management selected by Cress Creek Country Club for advisory role

(LINCOLN, Neb.) – Landscapes Golf Management, one of America’s largest and most trusted operators of golf courses and country clubs, will provide advisory services to the Cress Creek Country Club in Naperville, Illinois, 45 minutes west of Chicago.

Leveraging Landscapes Golf Management’s best management practices, the exclusive, private club will benefit from select services provided by the company.  Primary focus is on the food-and- beverage operation and a general manager executive search with expertise available in the areas of marketing, sales, accounting and financial management, golf operations, agronomy, and vertical and horizontal construction.  Cress Creek is eligible to participate in the robust “PoweredBuy Landscapes” purchasing program.

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“Landscapes Golf Management understands what it takes to successfully operate country clubs,” says Paul Miles, President of the Cress Creek Board of Directors.  “Our members will enjoy their experiences even more resulting from the company’s involvement in critical areas of the business.”

“Cress Creek is a storied private club with high standards,” says Tom Everett, President of Landscapes Golf Management.  “Our team is working behind the scenes with on-site leaders to help elevate club infrastructure and efficiencies, and optimize deliverables to members.”

Founded in 1963 and surrounded by a residential community, Cress Creek has long been the premier, family-oriented gathering place in Naperville and surrounding communities.  Significant improvements to the golf course, aquatics center, clubhouse, dining venues and tennis facilities have been made along the way to satisfy a balanced membership of young and growing families, teenagers and their parents, empty nesters and retirees.  A full slate of activities, including a kid’s camp, is immensely popular.

Central to Cress Creek is its 18-hole, par 72 golf course that stretches 5,973 to 6,833 yards from four sets of tees.  The parkland layout features gently contoured terrain with trees framing holes and sporadic water features.  Beware the par-5, 553-yard No. 4 hole while scoring opportunities await on the par-3 155-yard No. 14. par 3.  

The fashionable, plantation-style clubhouse features a pro shop, pub with veranda and ballroom accommodating up to 225 weddings, banquets and other events.

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About Landscapes Golf Management

One of America’s largest and most trusted operators of golf courses and country clubs, Landscapes Golf Management’s 55-plus property portfolio across 20 states benefits from conveniently located regional offices. The family owned-and-operated company has built a strong infrastructure and culture to successfully provide turnkey management 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 as well as sports fields.

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Rich Katz