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The Wilderman Group Selected to Manage Cleveland Country Club
Recognized as the premier club in the western North Carolina region, Cleveland Country Club was established in 1927 and continues to provide members and guests with genuine warmth and high-end hospitality.
As Cleveland County's only private golf course, the 18-hole Cleveland Course was classically designed by John LaFoy, ASGCA and features 6,389 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.2 and it has a slope rating of 126 on Bermuda grass. The Club also features numerous clay and hard surface tennis courts, a delightful pool, and recently renovated clubhouse. The Club offers a variety of amenities and facilities to retirees, weekend travelers, and families. Cleveland Country Club has an active golf membership that participates in numerous social and competitive events throughout the year.
According to Jamey Davis, President of the Cleveland Country Club board of directors, “It is our hope that the entrepreneurial spirit of The Wilderman Group will increase the level of attention to detail in all aspects of running our club on a day-to-day basis, and we look forward to working with them.”
The Wilderman Group is a full-service hospitality management company that operates meeting and event venues in the southeast. The Wilderman Group has a rich history of country club and resort management with a proven track record in strategic planning, P+L leadership, marketing, brand building and team leadership. They bring a proven proficiency at improving quality standards while maximizing operational efficiencies through cost-effective financial strategies to the management and operation of the Cleveland Country Club.
The Wilderman Group has established strong ties and partnerships in Cleveland County since they were selected by the Cleveland County, North Carolina Board of Education, County Board of Commissioners and the Cleveland Community College Foundation Board to manage the new LeGrand Center, a $19-million, 40,000 square–foot conference center set within the new 89,000 square foot building in Shelby, NC slated to open in August of 2012. Their successful Local Partners Program has been implemented at Gastonia Conference Center in Gastonia, NC and at Richmond Hill City Center in the metro Savannah, GA area. The program has increased awareness and involvement in the local community through its support of local economic development strategies to strengthen the growth of local businesses as preferred vendors.
THE WILDERMAN GROUP is a woman-owned hospitality management company that specializes in operating meeting and event venues, and civic and community developments throughout the Southeast and for the operations and management of resorts and country clubs. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, The Wilderman Group is a full-service management firm with a team of industry experts in all areas of hospitality including, operations, sales and marketing management, food and beverage, environmental programs and an emphasis on supporting local economies and strengthening communities. Their “sleeves-rolled-
THE WILDERMAN GROUP is committed to environmental stewardship and is a proud and active member of the US Green Building Council’s South Carolina Chapter, Georgia Chapter, Charlotte Regional Chapter, and the International Association of Conference Centers.