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BOBBY JONES LINKS SELECTED TO MANAGE SEARCY COUNTRY CLUB

Bobby Jones Links adds the first Arkansas client to its expanding portfolio with new partnership

ATLANTA (Aug. 30, 2022) – Bobby Jones Links, an Atlanta-based club management and advisory services company, has been selected to manage Searcy Country Club, a private country club in Searcy, Arkansas.  This partnership marks the company’s sixth club management addition for 2022 and its first in Arkansas.

“After a thorough analysis of the club’s financials, deep assessment of the market, competitive set review, and listening to the Board’s goals, we’re confident that we can make a difference at Searcy Country Club,” said Doug Hellman, President of Business Development. “We are contacted by many private club Boards, golf course owners, and investors and focus on partnering with clubs where our expertise can bring significant value.”

Searcy Country Club, located 45 minutes northeast of downtown Little Rock, has served generations of members. Bobby Jones Links will continue many of the club’s valued traditions while introducing new programming and enhanced food and beverage experiences geared toward younger members and families. In collaboration with 2021 Arkansas PGA Teacher of the Year Bruce Baxley, new player development initiatives will be explored, including youth camps, introduction to golf clinics, and family nights on the range with food and entertainment.

Bobby Jones Links’ team will also guide the Board of Directors on executing a multi-faceted long-range capital plan that includes upgrades to the 18-hole golf course and 15,000 sq. ft. clubhouse as part of the club’s strategic focus on continual improvement and enhancing the value proposition of being a member.  

“The board did extensive due diligence when vetting Bobby Jones Links for this partnership,” said Tim Blansett, Club President, and second-generation member.  “In our discussions, it was apparent that they not only have the expertise to enhance our club’s financial performance and membership satisfaction, but they also spent considerable time really understanding our club and our goals. Ultimately, we believe we have a true partner in Bobby Jones Links.”

Founded in 1962, Searcy Country Club is a private club that offers members an exceptional golf opportunity at the 18-hole, 6,488 yard, par-71 parkland style course characterized by treelined fairways and well contoured putting greens. The club also offers a complete package of amenities, including three tennis courts, food and beverage dining, a pool with a splash pad, and other recreational activities.

About Bobby Jones Links

Bobby Jones Links is a privately owned club management company offering hands-on, turnkey operations management and advisory services to select daily fee, private and semi-private clubs. Based in Atlanta with an office in Naples, FL, the company manages 32 properties in twelve states, including Bobby Jones Golf Course, Hope Valley Country Club, Eastpointe Country Club and Mountain Lakes Club. Visit www.bobbyjoneslinks.com to learn how Bobby Jones Links makes a difference for its clients and associates.

About Searcy Country Club

Located 50 miles northeast of Little Rock, Searcy Country Club is a private country club that has been serving the community of Searcy and surrounding communities since 1962. The club prides itself in providing members first-class facilities, friendly and open camaraderie, and programs that appeal to families and individuals. Visit www.searcycountryclub.com to learn more about the history and member lifestyle of Carlisle Country Club.

“The board did extensive due diligence when vetting Bobby Jones Links for this partnership,” said Tim Blansett, Club President, and second-generation member. “In our discussions, it was apparent that they not only have the expertise to enhance our club’s financial performance and membership satisfaction, but they also spent considerable time really understanding our club and our goals. Ultimately, we believe we have a true partner in Bobby Jones Links.”
“The board did extensive due diligence when vetting Bobby Jones Links for this partnership,” said Tim Blansett, Club President, and second-generation member. “In our discussions, it was apparent that they not only have the expertise to enhance our club’s financial performance and membership satisfaction, but they also spent considerable time really understanding our club and our goals. Ultimately, we believe we have a true partner in Bobby Jones Links.”

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The principals of Bobby Jones Links own the company - we are not driven by investor expectations or private equity pressure. The benefit to you is happier associates and long-term thinking.

As a result, we don’t leverage our operational leadership across too many clubs. And unlike many companies in our business, we don’t require long-term management agreements with large breakup fees. If you like what we do, you’ll keep us. For more than two decades our clients have renewed our management services more than any other company.