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Signet Adds Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation to Portfolio
PINEHURST, N.C. – Golf management firm Signet Golf Associates has added The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation in Aiken, S.C., to its list of clientele. The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation is a private club that features an award-winning layout from Nicklaus Design. It was named one of the top 10 best new private courses in America by Golf Digest in 2003.
“The quality of the golf course and playability of the golf course is superb,” said Peter Dejak, partner in Signet Golf Associates. “We’re pleased to be able to showcase the great work Nicklaus Design did at Woodside Plantation.”
The club, which is the centerpiece of a master-planned community, also offers tennis, croquet, a heated swimming pool, fine dining and a piano bar. The community includes 30 acres of nature preserves, more than 100 acres of lakes, and several walking and biking trails.
“What we like about the facility is that it’s an exclusive club and we have the opportunity to focus on members and customer service,” Dejak said. “It gives us the chance to do a lot of special things for the membership – the little extras you can’t do at a typical public course.”
In keeping with their customer service theme, Signet hired Ross Desmond as general manager. Desmond is a veteran club professional who’s been with Signet for several years, working mainly at semi-private facilities. “Ross has always been focused on the membership and taking care of the individual,” Dejak said. “That’s his forte, so we’ve got him in a place where he can do what he’s best at.”
Another top-notch addition by Signet is executive chef Keith Cameron. Cameron was brought to Woodside Plantation from the highly-acclaimed G3 Café in Pinehurst.
In addition to The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation, Signet’s portfolio includes: Anderson Creek Golf Club in Spring Lake, N.C., Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, N.C., Dyersburg Country Club at The Farms in Dyersburg, Tenn., and Stonebridge Golf Club in Monroe, N.C. Signet also has a consulting contract with National Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C.
For information on Signet Golf Associates, call (910) 692-5003. For information on The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation, call (803) 648-1601.