Golf News for Friday, February 8, 2013 | Business

Lake of Isles earns award from Association of Golf Merchandisers

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. -- Lake of Isles' Golf Shop was named one of the Top 10 Golf Shops in the Country by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) at its inaugural Platinum Awards Ceremony on January 25 in Orlando, Fla.

The AGM Platinum Awards recognizes the Top 100 Golf Shops from the private, public, resort and off-course sectors. From the Top 100 winners, 10 golf shops were recognized as the "best of the best," Lake of Isles was named to this prestigious list. Entries were judged on creative ideas, revenue-generating initiatives, promotions and visual displays. The AGM Platinum Awards are a combination of two long-standing awards programs, Golf World's 100 Best Golf Shops and AGM's Front Nine Awards.

"We are honored to be chosen as one of the top 10 golf shops in the country," said Archie Cart, general manager, Lake of Isles. "The staff is very creative in generating excitement in the golf shop with outstanding monthly promotions and eye-catching displays in each department. But most importantly it is the level of service that our guests receive that makes the difference."

Lake of Isles, 1800 square foot contemporary golf shop features equipment from top manufacturers Titleist, Callaway, Nike and TaylorMade along with apparel from Cutter & Buck, Greg Norman, Peter Millar and Under Amour. The relaxed atmosphere combined with a knowledgeable and friendly staff makes it a 'must' stop for golfers and Foxwoods Resort Casino hotel guests.

Lake of Isles, a 36 hole Rees Jones designed golf club located in North Stonington, Connecticut, opened in May 2005. Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and located across the street from Foxwoods Resort Casino, the two courses wind their way through 900 acres of wooded Connecticut countryside and around a 90-acre lake. Managed by Troon Golf, the worldwide leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing, Lake of Isles offers the ultimate golf experience. In addition to superior service and impeccable course conditions, amenities include a 50,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, a state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor practice facility.

For more information on Lake of Isles call 888.475.3746 or visit www.lakeofisles.com.