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Recipients of Indigo Golf Partners Regional Awards Announced

Congratulations to all of our 2020 award winners! Thank you to the entire Indigo Family for your dedication during a challenging year to provide fun and enjoyable experiences for all!

Our Regional Award Winners:

Our Service Through Safety Award Winners: The facilities that demonstrate best overall appreciation for our #1 service standard and co-worker and guest safety as demonstrated by: Accident claims history, timely reporting of all claims, regular safety committee meetings, proper documentation of all accidents, compliance with all safety policies and insurance inspections results.

Forest Greens Golf Club, Mid Atlantic
Cincinnati Recreation Commission Golf, Central
Dauphin Highlands Golf Course, Northeast
Bent Creek Golf Course, Southeast
Westin Mission Hills - Pete Dye Course, West
George Dunne National Golf Course, Midwest

Salesperson of the Year: The person or team with responsibility for selling memberships, outings, and/or banquets who achieves success in one or more of these areas in relation to budget, market conditions, and/or previous year’s results. (Any person or team is eligible for this award, regardless of whether their position title is sales.)

Corey Pollock, Mid Atlantic
Dawn Bowman, Central
Theresa Wilson, Northeast
Amanda Dunn, Southeast
Tim Gore and James Kim, California Country Club, West

F&B Operation of the Year: The facility with the most successful F&B Operation based on service, quality, cost of goods, and net profit.

Magnolia Green Golf Course, Mid Atlantic
Oglebay Golf Course, Central
Lyman Orchards Golf, Northeast
Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club, Southeast
The Ridge Golf Course, West
Clock Tower Café, Midwest

Most Improved Golf Course of the Year: The facility that has shown a substantial turnaround in agronomic conditions in the past year.

Heritage Shores, Mid Atlantic
Raintree Golf Course, Central
Cranbury Golf Club, Northeast
Fairways Country Club, Southeast
Dave White Golf Course, West
Meadowlark Golf Course, Midwest

Most Improved Facility of the Year: The facility that has shown a substantial turnaround in financial performance and service in the past year. This facility may not have achieved its annual financial goals, but is headed in the right direction.

Forest Greens Golf Club, Mid Atlantic
Briardale Greens Golf Course, Central
Pine Ridge Golf Club, Northeast
Copper Mill Golf Club, Southeast
Willowick Golf Course, West
Jackson Park Golf Course, Midwest

ACE Award: The facility that most embodies the ACE spirit of treating each guest to a fun and enjoyable golf experience by presenting a well-conditioned golf course, friendly and welcoming service, and respect for each guest’s time. (Completion of ACE training, mystery shop scores, and service innovation will factor highly into the selection of this award winner.)

Fairfield Harbour and Fairfield Harbour HOA, Mid Atlantic
Sylvan Glen Golf Course, Central
ZSTRICT, Northeast
Ocala Golf Club, Southeast
Mission Hills North - Gary Player Course, West
Robert Black Golf Course, Midwest

Indigo Futures: A new national award that was introduced at our Award Ceremony last year. The Indigo Futures award goes to the facility or individual that has embraced their role and responsibility of introducing golf to everyone. This is based on making golf available to everyone and encouraging new participation to player development and instruction for our existing members and guests to increase retention.

Leighann Albaugh, Mid Atlantic
Oglebay Golf, Central
Rich Jones, Northeast
Monty Duncan, Southeast
Ka'anapali, Southeast
Kurt Uniek, Midwest

Superintendent of the Year: The individual who serves as an example for others - emulate “above and beyond” performance in all areas of agronomic management. Is Respected by co-workers and peers and possesses solid business principles. This individual embodies the ACE vision of treating each guest to a fun and enjoyable experience and has accomplished significant club goals or turned around a troubled facility. (This award is not solely based on the club’s performance with regard to budgeted financial goals.)

Chris Dunn, Mid Atlantic
Josh Virant, Central
Craig Kraft, Northeast
Jason Ellis, Southeast
Tom Cunningham, West
Jerry Cotton, Midwest

General Manager of the Year: The General Manager who serves as "the model" for others to emulate. Exhibits “above and beyond” performance in all areas of club management, staff development, guest experience and revenue growth.

Bob Ewing, Mid Atlantic
David Peru, Central
Matt Burgess, Northeast
Ben Pasquith, Southeast
Bernie Eaton, West
John Patzwald, Midwest

Top Performer: The most successful facility based on financial performance.

Compass Pointe Golf Courses, Mid Atlantic
Oglebay Golf, Central
Falmouth Golf Club, Northeast
Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club, Southeast
Alhambra Golf Course, West
Chick Evans, Midwest

Facility of the Year: The facility having the best all-around performance in terms of service, operations, agronomic conditions, and financial performance. Embodies the ACE vision of treating each guest to a fun and enjoyable experience. Serves as a "model facility" for Indigo.

Delcastle Golf Club, Mid Atlantic
Kenton County Golf Courses, Central
Hyatt Hills Golf Complex, Northeast
Dubsdread Golf Course, Southeast
Alhambra Golf Course, West
Highland Woods Golf Course, Midwest

Virginia Support Office Employee of the Year Award Nominees
Carolina Nunez
Kimberly Stahl
Scott Kravitz

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