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Our Story

Heritage Golf Group (HGG), LLC was founded in November 1999, with the intent of building a leading golf course company through the acquisition of select high-end daily fee, resort and private golf courses. The key to our success is our development of customized facilities and tailored operational systems to augment each individual club’s one-of-a-kind assets. The management team at Heritage Golf Group has been transforming clubs for more than fifteen years. Furthermore, we are constantly expanding our team of experts in operations, training, culinary, fitness, agronomics, lodging, golf, and special events. We are revolutionizing the conventional concept of the country club while maintaining the tradition of the game. Our commitment to deliver an exceptional experience for our members and guests stems from our passion for hospitality and the development of an appropriately trained staff to deliver it.

Our current portfolio consists of three resort properties on Hilton Head Island (Port Royal Golf Club, Oyster Reef Golf Club, and Shipyard Golf Club), two championship TPC clubs in Florida (TPC Prestancia and TPC Tampa Bay), a daily fee facility in Texas (Meadowbrook Farms), a private club in Virginia which we recently acquired in January 2015 (The Dominion Club), and our flagship private club, Champions Retreat in Evans, Georgia.

Backed by the financial strength of Tower Three Partners (an operationally oriented private equity firm) Heritage Golf Group is uniquely poised to expand through the acquisition of a tightly focused and selective group of first-rate clubs. Under the leadership of John Hungerford (President), Heritage Golf Group is evolving the private country club experience to the highest level—on the cutting edge of tradition—by honoring the current traditions while enhancing and elevating the member experience.

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Our History

November 1999

  • Heritage Golf Group (HGG), LLC, a San Diego-based owner and operator of premier private, resort and daily fee golf facilities, was founded.

January 2005

  • Heritage Golf Group acquires Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club in Katy, Texas in partnership with Hillwood Development Company.
  • Heritage Golf Group acquires three separate world-class resort golf clubs – Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, Shipyard Golf Club, and Oyster Reef Golf Club – with 99 holes of exceptional golf on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

January 2007

  • Heritage Golf Group acquires TPC Prestancia from the PGA TOUR.

February 2008

  • Heritage Golf Group acquires TPC Tampa Bay from the PGA TOUR.

March 2008

  • Heritage Golf Group and the PGA TOUR form a Strategic Alliance, intended to provide expanded experiences for Members and Guests throughout the TOUR’s TPC Network of premier clubs and Heritage Golf Group’s portfolio of distinguished private and resort courses. In addition to their current membership benefits, Members of the TPC Network of Clubs and The Heritage Golf Collection enjoy additional access privileges through the TPC Passport Program, a program that adds value to Members by allowing them to “Join Locally, Play Nationally.” TPC Passport is a premium concierge program designed to deliver an exclusive golf experience for private club Members within the TPC Network of Clubs and The Heritage Collection.

April 2014

  • Heritage Golf Group announces a majority investment from Tower Three Partners. Backed by the financial strength of Tower Three Partners, a leading operationally oriented private equity firm, Heritage Golf Group is uniquely poised to expand through the acquisition of a tightly focused and selective group of first-rate clubs.

October 2014

  • Heritage Golf Group acquires Champions Retreat in Evans, Georgia.

January 2015

  • Heritage Golf Group acquires The Dominion Club in Glen Allen, Virginia.