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ATLANTA (March 30, 2023) – Bobby Jones Links, an Atlanta-based club management and advisory services company, is pleased to announce it has been selected to manage the food and beverage operations at Fairfield Glade Community Club, a 14,000-acre resort lifestyle community located in Fairfield Glade, Tennessee on the Cumberland Plateau. Fairfield Glade represents the company’s fourth addition to its select portfolio in 2023 and third client in Tennessee.
“We are excited to be working with Bobby Jones Links to improve the financial performance and elevate the club’s food and beverage operations at our four clubhouses,” said Ken Flierl, Board President. “The Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors evaluated several options and solicited proposals from four club management and consulting groups. Our decision was unanimous. Bobby Jones Links’ positive references, flexibility, and commitment of resources and specific expertise in multifaceted food and beverage operations will help us achieve success as we focus on the future of Fairfield Glade.”
Fairfield Glade, named one of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities by Where to Retire magazine, offers residents and guests five championship golf courses along with 11 lakes with two marinas for boating and fishing, indoor and outdoor tennis and pickleball, miles of hiking trails, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a community fitness and recreation facility. Fairfield Glade is home to Heatherhurst Golf Course, ranked #5, and Stonehenge Golf Course, ranked #2 in Golfweek Magazine’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Tennessee,” and is the proud host of the Tennessee Senior State Open, Tennessee Golf Association Father-Son Championship, The Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open and the Challenge Cup Matches.
“We’re honored to have the opportunity to work with the community club board and staff to enhance services, menu selection and programs across all of the food and beverage venues,” said Doug Hellman, President of Business Development. “Our goal is to provide consistently high-quality member and guest experiences by enhancing the customer journey while also focusing on financial performance by implementing proven standard operating procedures and leveraging our national accounts buying power.”
Adams Horne has been appointed as the new director of food and beverage to oversee day-to-day operations and execution of strategic initiatives. Starting his career with the Marriott Corporation, Adams has experience as a golf professional, food and beverage director, clubhouse manager, and most recently as an assistant general manager at a Bobby Jones Links-managed club in North Carolina.
To learn more about Fairfield Glade Community Club, visit https://www.fairfieldgladeresort.com/. You can find out more about Bobby Jones Links and its most recent developments at www.bobbyjoneslinks.com.