Another Jewel Added to the Windmill Crown
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 11, 2019--Windmill Golf Group is pleased to announce an agreement for the addition of Heritage Pointe Golf Club to the Windmill family of courses.
“We are extremely excited with the acquisition of this breathtaking 27 hole, semi-private, top 100 course, which will enhance and round out the golf options for our members and the golfing public alike. The addition of this world class facility allows us to continue our rich history of providing premier golf experiences” enthuses Windmill Managing Partner, Barry Ehlert . Heritage Pointe will become the sixth Windmill golf course in Calgary and area.
Commented Carolina Oxtoby, Vice President of Upper Lakes Group Inc. “30 years ago Upper Lakes Group Inc. purchased 1,000 contiguous acres of land with a vision to create a master planned residential community and a world-renowned golf course.Today we are very proud of what we have accomplished with the strong brand and presence of Heritage Pointe, a brand that was pioneered by my amazing team of colleagues who have been by my side throughout the 30-year journey. We are honoured to have established a legacy of excellence that we are confident the Windmill Golf Group will continue to uphold.”
“I want to extend my personal gratitude to everyone who has contributed to making Heritage Pointe a leading destination. My team and I very much look forward to seeing old faces and new as we continue to operate through our final golf season before turning over ownership to the Windmill Golf Group at the end of the 2019 season.”
Added Ehlert , “Heritage Pointe has a long-established reputation for superior golf and dining and is recognized as a tremendous regional and national brand.Windmill is dedicated to continue building on this tradition of distinction and is excited to provide new benefits for members and loyal customers across our facilities.”
To learn more about Windmill Golf Group and the Windmill difference visit www.windmillgolf.com.
ABOUT WINDMILL GOLF GROUP
Windmill Golf Group’s roots began in the 1950’s when Lawrence Ehlert – who managed a small 9-hole golf course in Southern Alberta for 30 years – expanded the course to 18 holes. Lawrence’s son, Ron, grew up working at the golf course and was later involved with the design and construction of dozens of golf courses around Alberta including some local courses such as Elbow Springs Golf Club, McCall Lake and Lakeside Greens. Ron Ehlert owns Elbow Springs and is President of Windmill Golf Group creating a stepping stone for his son, Barry. Barry Ehlert continues the family legacy with a huge enthusiasm for golf and the golf business.
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KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: GOLF SPORTS
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