Golf News for Thursday, August 15, 2013 | Courses

The Georgia Club honored with ranking on GolfNow Top 100 list

STATHAM, Ga. -- The 27-hole Chancellors Course at The Georgia Club has been ranked #25 on the "Top 100" list of all-around Best Courses in America on GolfNow, a rating that relies on more than 100,000 reviews from everyday golfers.

Founded in 2001, GolfNow is the Internet's largest and most comprehensive online tee-time reservation service. Using leading-edge technology, GolfNow offers golfers more ways to stay connected to more than 5,000 of their favorite courses and book tee times 24/7 through the web, e-mail and mobile apps.

GolfNow's users have the opportunity to rank golf courses they have played through the tee-time service on a 5-Star grading system. The Georgia Club earned an average of 4.65 Stars, with 2/3 of the reviewers giving the course a perfect ranking.

Review criteria includes 18-hole pace of play, course difficulty, course conditions, staff friendliness and value for the money.

The current GolfNow ranking has The Georgia Club sharing "Top 100" honors with such other elite national courses as The Boulders Resort in Carefree, Az., and Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Fl.

Managed by Atlanta-based Affiniti Golf Partners, the 27-hole Chancellors Course is the centerpiece of The Georgia Club, an award-winning 1,500-acre planned community located east of Atlanta and just minutes from the historic college town of Athens, home to the University of Georgia.

The original 18 holes at the Chancellors Course debuted in 2001, with a third nine added in 2006 to complete the planned 27-hole routing. The three nines at The Georgia Club are named Red, Silver and Black, a nod to the school colors at the University of Georgia.

"We're certainly flattered with the national recognition gained from the dedicated golfers who rely on GolfNow to play national class courses at affordable rates," says The Georgia Club General Manager Kevin Cartledge. "GolfNow has been a key component in the marketing initiatives at The Georgia Club and we value our on-going partnership with the service."

Golfnow.com operates in the US, Canada, Ireland and Scotland, and is headquartered in Orlando, FL, part of the NBC Sports family and NBCUniversal. It is the largest online tee time retailer in the world.

For tee-time or club membership information at The Georgia Club call 770-725-8100 or visit online at www.thegeorgiaclub.com.

About Affiniti Golf Partners
Affiniti Golf Partners, LLC, is an Atlanta-based golf management company, whose partners and principals have broad experience building, owning, and operating 70-plus clubs across the United States. The company currently manages 21 golf properties, with more than 1,400 employees. For more information contact Affiniti Golf Partners at 678.679.0523 or visit online at www.affinitigolf.com.

About The Georgia Club
The Georgia Club is Georgia's premier golf and country club community. Nestled on 1,500 acres that cover parts of Oconee and Barrow counties, The Georgia Club is currently home to nearly 250 families. Conveniently located within 12 miles of Athens and less than 50 miles from metro Atlanta, the club offers easy access to two of Georgia's most vibrant cities. The club features 27 holes of championship golf, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center and tennis facilities. In addition, residents are treated to a wide variety of social events throughout the year, including wine dinners, golf tournaments, special holiday brunches, lectures, seasonal events, junior sports camps, ladies luncheons, holiday activities and more.

For Further Information:
Megan Stuckey, Director of Marketing
Affiniti Golf Partners
678-679-0523
Megan.Stuckey@affinitigolf.com

Warren Grant
Windfall Communications
404-266-2351
windfall72@aol.com



 
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