DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arcis-Golf– the second-largest owner and operator of private clubs, resorts and daily fees in the United States – has added Four Bridges Country Club in Liberty Township, Ohio, to its growing portfolio. It’s the 9e acquisition of the club by Arcis in less than a year.
The Four Bridges community is home to 3,200 residents in Liberty Township, located in Butler County, Ohio, and sits in the center of the rapidly growing I-75 corridor north of Cincinnati.
The purchase of this private club from HPA Development Group Inc. and its partners, Doug Herald and Graham Parlin, closed on June 6th. Since 2013, HPA Development Group has focused on bringing Four Bridges back to a ‘championship’ course level. Arcis assumed ownership and operation on June 7.
Four Bridges becomes 65 d’Arcis Golfe property under management and the fifth in Ohio, where the company already owns The Club at Tartan Fields in Columbus and three others in the Cleveland area. With a focus on ‘lifestyle’ and its vast network, Arcis is uniquely placed to build on the club’s excellent foundations.
“Four Bridges is an exceptional private club, and we are excited to expand our footprint in the Ohio market and, in particular, the Cincinnati area,” said Blake Walker, Founder and CEO of Arcis Golf. “This addition to our club portfolio will build on our strategy of owning and operating exceptional properties in each of our respective core markets.”
The club is known for its wide variety of sports and family activities. Designed by Bob Cupp and opened in 2000, the 18-hole par 72 golf course plays 7200 yards from the championship tees. The club has a high-level training area and an extensive sports complex which includes a junior Olympic swimming pool, a fitness center and numerous racquet courts, including tennis, paddle tennis and pickleball .
“We intend to bring our operational expertise and unique approach to delivering extraordinary experiences across the club. Our vision is to build on the excellent facilities at Four Bridges by expanding the scale and reach equipment, programs and services,” said Jeff Raffelson, Regional Vice President of Operations.
Arcis Golf is known for its innovative management, with a top-notch management team reinventing the modern club experience, making it more relevant to today’s consumers. Over the past several years, Arcis Golf has invested over $90 million in upgrades, equipment, training and systems to maximize the growth and future success of its curated collection of lifestyle clubs.
The company has received numerous accolades, including being named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies (2017, 2018) and a “Top 100 Businesses in Golf” from the National Golf Foundation (2018 , 2020). Additionally, in 2018, CEO Blake Walker was recognized by EY as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® in the hospitality category.
About Arcis Golf
Based in Dallas, Arcis Golf is the premier operator of approximately 70 public and private golf clubs in the United States and an industry leader, providing dynamic leadership through unparalleled golf and lifestyle amenities. The innovative, best-in-class management team is reimagining the modern club experience and committed to improving service levels, amenities and programming to broaden guest appeal across all of its properties. Phone: (214) 722-6000. Website: www.arcisgolf.com