cle. ArborLinks, a golf club in Nebraska
City, Neb., is also part of the network.
Membership in one club includes access
to all three.
Developed in 2001, Briggs Ranch
Golf Club spans a 260-acre site approximately 20 minutes west of downtown San
Antonio. It features a Tom Fazio-designed
course, an 18-acre practice facility and a
15,000-square-foot clubhouse with locker
rooms and fitness facilities. It also has a
restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining and space for meetings and other
The transaction was facilitated by Keith
Cubba, national director of Colliers Golf
Course Advisory Services. The course
will be managed by Lincoln, Neb.-based
Landscapes Unlimited, which will also
oversee the addition of on-site lodging
Concert Golf acquires
Florida club from members
Newport Beach, Calif.-based Concert
Golf Partners has finalized the purchase
of Indian Spring Country Club, a private
club in Boynton Beach, Fla.
Members of the age-55-and-up club
voted 221-2 in favor of the sale, according to The Palm Beach Post. The price
was not disclosed. The club includes two
18-hole golf courses, 26 tennis courts and
a 52,000-square-foot clubhouse.
Indian Spring has struggled with declining membership in recent years and had
been considering several options, including selling off pieces of its golf course to
Concert Golf said it would spend about
$1 million to enlarge and renovate the
club’s fitness center and upgrade its reception area and outdoor dining space. The
company also pledged to keep the club
private for 12 years, to not levy assessments for equity members and to reduce
dues for equity members by 10 to 15 percent over the next two years.
Concert Golf now owns 15 private
clubs, including four others in Florida.
Integrity Golf Co., once the world’s 15th
largest golf management group, ceased
operations in early summer. The management company notified its clients individually, leaving some with few options.
The Kissimmee, Fla.-based company
owned, leased and managed 41 mid-market and municipal golf properties
— the vast majority of them in Florida —
through numerous affiliated LLCs.
Integrity Golf Chief Executive Officer
Gene Garrote told Golf Inc. in June that
the company was in the process of dissolving and transferring contracts. He had
no further comment. Former Integrity
Chairman William Jack Davis II, said in
a statement that he sold his entire interest in the company in February 2016 and
that the company was fiscally sound at
One golf professional at an Integrity-managed course said he believed the
company ran into difficulty because it
expanded too quickly. There were also
numerous reports that the company was
late paying bills at various courses.
But the company provided different
answers to different clients as to why it
A newspaper in North Carolina
reported that the company’s lease with Tot
Hill Farm Golf Club in Asheboro, N.C.,
was abruptly terminated “due to health
concerns of Integrity’s CEO.”
Integrity notified Temple Terrace Golf
& Country Club, a municipal course in
Temple Terrace, Fla., that it was ceasing
operations because of loss of revenue at
“Integrity pulled out in the middle of
the night on our golf course,” a city council member told the Tampa Bay Times.
The company had missed a quarterly pay-
ment two months earlier.
Integrity told Brevard County, Fla., that
it was canceling its contract to manage
three courses because of poor financial
performance by the facilities. It gave the
county two weeks notice.
A board member at Mount Vintage
Golf Club in North Augusta, S.C., which
cut ties with Integrity last year, com-
plained to a newspaper that its golf course
“was getting in very bad shape” because
the operators “put no money into it.” The
Town of Huntington, N.Y., which had
turned over operation of two properties
to Integrity, revoked its agreement in late
2016 after concluding that the company
failed, in the words of Newsday, “to pay
the town on time,” make promised capital
improvements and respond to “requests
The Pensacola News-Journal reported
that the city of Gulf Breeze, Fla., began
Integrity Golf closes