March 15, 2021
Heritage Golf Group Acquires Boulder Ridge Country Club
CHICAGO, IL – March 15, 2021 – Heritage Golf Group announced the purchase of Boulder Ridge Country Club, located in the Lake in the Hills, in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Boulder Ridge is the tenth property in the Heritage Golf Group portfolio of private country clubs and high-end daily fee golf courses.
“We are very excited to add Boulder Ridge Country Club to our portfolio of private clubs, said Mark Burnett, Heritage Golf Group CEO & President. This will be our first club in the Chicago suburban market – a traditional family centric club, located in a growing residential community, that offers a wide range of amenities, including 27 holes of championship golf. We look forward to creating an environment that reflects what current and prospective members want from a private club experience.”
“On behalf of the Plote Family we are thrilled to have the unique and well qualified Heritage Golf Group be the new owner and operator of the club our family founded back in 1990. This transaction is a win-win for the members and Heritage. We look forward to new member benefits and continued investment into the club facilities, further strengthening and enriching the membership experience.” David Plote, previous President of Boulder Ridge Country Club, Inc.
The Club features a 27-hole championship golf course designed by Lohmann Golf Designs in conjunction with acclaimed touring pro and Masters Champion, Fuzzy Zoeller. The property includes a 65,000 square foot elegant clubhouse which is the showpiece of this magnificent private club. Members and guests have several indoor and outdoor dining options along with a complete fitness center. Adjacent to the clubhouse is a swimming pool and tennis court complex complete with a casual dining outlet and children’s playground.
Targeted golf course and clubhouse improvements are planned as well as updating the pool complex and enhancing the outdoor living areas. These improvements represent a million-dollar plus investment with no Member assessment. Ownership and club leadership will be working with the members to activate a representative Board of Advisors and Member Committees to provide advice and counsel on operating enhancements and additional club updates.
About Heritage Golf Group
Founded in 1999, Heritage Golf Group’s current ownership and leadership team brings years of diverse and successful experience operating golf and country clubs. The Heritage collection of clubs is located in Virginia, Florida, South Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Wisconsin and now Illinois. Guided by the principle of evolving the golf business experience to the highest level, each individual club’s amenities and operational systems are tailored to augment its unique assets. For more information, please visit www.heritagegolfgroup.com.
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Media Contact: Patti Hulsebus, Heritage Golf Group