Anchorage Golf Course top 10 in America!
Anchorage Golf Course has been awarded the AGM Platinum Award from the Association of Golf Merchandisers in its inaugural AGM Platinum Awards Recognizing Premier Golf Shops in America. The news was received in January that Anchorage Golf Course was selected as one of the Top 100 Golf Shops in America. This is the second time in 2 years AGC has earned a national award.
Jeri Cunningham, Golf Operations Manager, traveled to Orlando, Florida to attend the 2013 PGA Show and receive the coveted award only to find out Anchorage Golf Course placed in the top 10 of all private, public, resort and off course golf shops in the country! This prestigious award places Anchorage Golf Course on par with the likes of other courses such as, Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, AZ, Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami-Doral, FL, Octillo Golf Resort in Chandler, AZ, Poppy Hills Golf Course in Pebble Beach, CA, St. Charles Country Club in Winnipeg, MB, Canada, and The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta, GA.
Other notable golf shops in the Top 100 include Bandon Dunes Golf Shop in Bandon, OR, Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD, Cherry Hills Country Club in CO, Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ, Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, SC, Kapalua Plantation Course in Lahaina, HI, Mauna Kea Resort in Kamuela, HI, Medinah Country Club in Medinah, IL, Pebble Beach-Spyglass Hill Golf Shop in Pebble Beach, CA, Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC, The Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage, CA, Torrey Pines Golf Shop in La Jolla, CA, and Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ. A complete list of the Top 100 can be found on our website http://anchoragegolfcourse.com/media/.
This is the first submission by the Anchorage Golf Course for this national recognition. Categories included in the submission were Growing the Game - highlighting our successful Get Golf Ready Program, Staff Training - focusing on our innovative use of Golf Management Interns from around the country, and a Merchandising Event in which we presented the successes of spring fashion shows at Anchorage Golf Course. Imaginative golf shop displays were also evaluated. Creative presentation of the categories was a key criterion for selection.
The original AGM Press Release can be found on our website http://anchoragegolfcourse.com/media/
This is the second consecutive year Anchorage Golf Course has received a national award. In 2012 AGC and Golf Professional, Sam Bomar, earned a Play Golf America Top 100 Performer for the Get Golf Ready program.
Anchorage Golf Course is a Municipality of Anchorage Public Facility and is located at 3651 O’Malley Road. Anchorage Golf Course and O’Malley’s on the Green are operated by Anchorage Cleek Corporation, Rich Sayers, General Manager.
Further information regarding these releases can be found on our website at www.anchoragegolfcourse.com.