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BCG Selected to Manage Bradford Creek Public Golf Course

Billy Casper Golf (BCG) – the cutting-edge manager of golf courses, country clubs and resorts – has been selected by the Greenville City Council to manage golf operations for Bradford Creek Public Golf Course in Greenville, N.C.

BCG was chosen as a strategic management partner to oversee golf operations at Bradford Creek. Selected for its strong marketing program and innovative overall approach, BCG will begin management on January 1, 2018.  

“As Greenville’s only public golf course, Bradford Creek holds an important place in our community,” says Dean Foy, Greenville Parks Superintendent. “Partnering with Billy Casper Golf allows us to operate much more efficiently, ensuring residents can enjoy our beautiful course for years to come.”  

Bradford Creek was set up as an enterprise fund when the City of Greenville purchased it in 1999, soon after flooding from Hurricane Floyd. Revenue shortfalls at the course have long been a concern for the city. 

BCG will guide golf course maintenance, marketing, sales, staffing and training, merchandising, food and beverage, golf instruction and financial management for Bradford Creek’s 18-hole course. Operations will be locally-managed by a professional golf and agronomic team, and supported by both a regional and national team that provide expert guidance and direction in all facets of the business. BCG also manages Harbour Pointe Golf Club an hour south in New Bern, N.C. 

In addition to overseeing equipment and capital improvements, BCG will also implement new programming and events to ensure that every member and guest has a fun and enjoyable golf experience every time they play. 

“Bradford Creek represents a huge asset to the Greenville community,” says Chip Harris, BCG Regional Manager. “We look forward to reinvigorating the golf programming to attract new audiences and increase rounds played.” 

One of the finest courses in eastern North Carolina, Bradford Creek boasts the area’s only lighted driving range, a clubhouse ideal for hosting private and community events and a full-service pro shop. 

About Bradford Creek Public Golf Course 

Ideally located in a peaceful, rural setting, Bradford Creek Public Golf Course is ideal for golfers of all skill levels. It features open, rolling terrain along 185 acres with many tree-lined fairways, ponds and slow-moving streams. These elements combine to create a visually stimulating experience. The par-72 track is configured to produce yardages ranging from 5,124 yards from the forward tees to 7,151 yards from the championship tees. 

The course’s Bentgrass greens are among the best in the area. Each green has been designed so that a simple change in pin placement can alter shot strategy, thus ensuring a new experience for golfers every time they play. 

Bradford Creek also provides the only lighted public driving range in the region.  

More information: www.greenvillenc.gov/government/recreation-parks/bradford-creek-public-golf-course, 252.329.4653 

About Billy Casper Golf

Billy Casper Golf is one of the largest privately owned golf course management companies in the U.S., with nearly 150 properties in 29 states.  Headquartered in Reston, Va. – with regional offices across America – BCG has more than 25 years of results-driven expertise.  The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.

BCG continues to evolve the golf experience through customized solutions and innovative programs like the annual World’s Largest Golf Outing – a national golf fundraiser conceived by BCG Chairman and CEO Peter Hill.  The company recently launched its newest management solution, Billy Casper Signature, as a boutique division focused on country club, resort and private club management. 

More information:  www.billycaspergolf.com, 703.761.1444