EL CERRITO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arnold Palmer Golf Management, owned by Century Golf Partners, announced it has entered into a long-term lease agreement with the equity members at Mira Vista Golf & Country Club. Located in the East Bay of San Francisco, the venerable member-owned Club features a newly renovated 18-hole golf course with spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay area.
“After careful consideration of our options, we chose a partnership with Century Golf Partners,” stated Paul Brown, President of Mira Vista Golf & Country Club. He continued, “We were impressed with their exceptional track record of providing a fine private club experience, working with members to increase membership levels and their reverence for the history of our club.” Ron Svein, the Club’s General Manager, added, “Mira Vista is a terrific club with an impressive legacy. Our team is looking forward to combining forces with Century Golf Partners to deliver a superb member experience.”
In addition to the course, golf practice facilities and golf pro shop, Mira Vista offers its members and guests a beautifully crafted 1920s English Tudor Revival clubhouse designed by notable Bay Area architect W.H. Ratcliff. The clubhouse includes a stunning vaulted ceiling banquet room with seating for up to 250 people, two rich wood paneled private meeting rooms, a member’s grill, locker rooms and a fitness center. A distinctive feature of the Club is the Vista Deck, which provides a breathtaking panorama of the City of San Francisco and the Bay, providing a perfect setting for weddings or special events.
Doug Howe, a partner with the Dallas-based Century Golf Partners, commented, “We are very excited about this opportunity to work with the Mira Vista members and staff. This is an extraordinary club with members who have passionately supported their club for many years. Our goals are simply to ensure the club reaches a full membership roster and the members have fun and enjoy their club.”
In addition to the membership and management expertise of Arnold Palmer Golf Management, Mira Vista members will enjoy access to the “Palmer Advantage - Platinum,” a reciprocal club and travel benefit that provides concierge services and special privileges at private clubs, resorts and golf courses throughout the United States and internationally.
About Mira Vista
Founded in 1920, Mira Vista Golf & Country Club’s golf course was designed by Robert Hunter and Willie K. Watson. In the fall of 2011 the golf course reopened to rave reviews after an extensive renovation and modernization. The Club is comprised of friends and family members who consider Mira Vista to be a special place for recreation, camaraderie and entertainment. Located just 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco, Mira Vista is geographically convenient for Bay area residents and businesses. For more information call 510.233.7550 or visit: www.miravista.org.
About Arnold Palmer Golf Management
Arnold Palmer Golf Management is one of the leading and most experienced companies in the club management industry, with a management portfolio of more than 75 private clubs and golf courses across the country. Established for the purpose of acquiring and managing country clubs, resort courses and public golf courses, Century Golf Partners/Arnold Palmer Golf Management have a successful track record of partnering with owners, members and communities to help clubs and courses succeed. For information call 972.490.2610 or visit www.centurygolf.com or www.palmergolf.com.