Champions Retreat, ANWA host, sold to Arcis Golf

by Joanne Miller

Champions Retreat Golf Club, the prestigious venue that hosts the Augusta National Women’s Amateur tournament during Masters Week, has been sold. The 27-hole private golf club, located 15 miles from Augusta, Georgia, has been acquired by Arcis Golf, a leading owner and operator of golf clubs across the United States.

Arcis Golf will take over operations of Champions Retreat Golf Club on Friday, October 13th. The company, known for its portfolio of high-quality golf properties, sees the acquisition as an opportunity to expand its offerings and provide best-in-class golf experiences for its members and guests. Blake Walker, the Founder and CEO of Arcis Golf, expressed his excitement about the purchase, stating that Champions Retreat adds a new dimension to their collection of private, daily fee, and resort properties.

Champions Retreat Golf Club boasts a stunning setting spread over 365 acres of Georgia pines and wetlands along the Savannah River. The course design is truly exceptional, with three of the greatest names in golf, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Gary Player, each designing nine signature holes. This collaboration ensures that the course offers a unique and challenging experience for all golfers.

With the acquisition of Champions Retreat Golf Club, Arcis Golf now extends its presence to 14 states. The company is committed to not only providing outstanding golf facilities but also to growing the game of golf and offering transformational lifestyle experiences. By owning and operating preeminent properties like Champions Retreat, Arcis Golf aims to attract golf enthusiasts of all ages and provide them with innovative programming and content that appeal to the entire family.

Bill Forrest, the previous owner of Champions Retreat Golf Club, expressed his gratitude for witnessing the growth and success of the club. He believes that the exceptional golf experience will continue to be enjoyed by members, guests, and players from all over the world for years to come.

The sale of Champions Retreat Golf Club marks an exciting new chapter for both the club and Arcis Golf. With its commitment to providing exceptional golf experiences and growing the game, Arcis Golf is poised to enhance Champions Retreat’s reputation as a premier golf destination. Golf enthusiasts can look forward to continued excellence and a renewed focus on delivering world-class golfing opportunities at Champions Retreat Golf Club.

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