Oldfield Club (S.C.) under new ownership and management

Oldfield Club (S.C.) under new ownership and management

Community purchased by SF Capital will be under new management of Hampton Golf.

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October 22, 2010
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Oldfield Club, a private community along the banks of the Okatie River between Hilton Head Island and historic Beaufort, S.C., has been purchased by SF Capital, a private company based in Alpharetta, Ga. After purchasing the club from Crescent Resources LLC in October, SF Capital selected Hampton Golf, the Southeast’s leading golf course management company, to manage the golf course and facilities at Oldfield Club. Under the management contract, Hampton Golf will add approximately 65 new team members to the company and will be responsible for the overall management and maintenance of the club’s golf, tennis, food and beverage, aquatics and hospitality services, including booking tee times and managing the facility’s staff and Oldfield Club’s inspiring golf course incorporates the beauty of the community’s surrounding nature, including moss-draped oaks, the meandering river and pristine lakes, in its design.operations.
           
“Hampton Golf is an experienced management company that knows how to successfully run a community such as Oldfield, which is one of the area’s true Lowcountry plantations offering access to hunting, fishing, biking, boating, trails – the whole outdoor lifestyle package,” said Phillip Galbreath, partner at SF Capital. “We were very impressed with Hampton Golf’s focus and attention to detail, which led us to believe that they would be a great partner as we acquire this community.”
           
Oldfield Club is one of South Carolina’s premier Lowcountry residential communities with more than 890 acres situated along a stunning Greg Norman golf course, nature trails, saltwater marsh and the Okatie River. The community’s amenities include The River Club Mansion for dining and events, the Outfitters Center for off shore and in shore fishing, education and retail opportunities, The Old Fashioned General Store, The Golf Club, The Golf House, Magnolia Grill and access to hunting at Turkey Hill Plantation. The community also features a Sports Club with a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis courts, aquatics center and sports club café. Hampton Golf will also oversee the community’s natural amenities, including its more than eight-miles of Hampton Golf has been selected to manage the golf course and club facilities at Oldfield Club, a private community along the banks of the Okatie River located between Hilton Head Island and Beaufort, S.C.
hiking and biking trails and renowned equestrian center.
           
Oldfield Club’s finest amenity is its position along the Okatie River, allowing residents and members full access and the opportunity for water sports, fishing, boating and additional outdoor activities. The community’s Outfitters Center, which overlooks the fresh water lagoon and river, is a unique feature that speaks to Oldfield’s dedication to the area’s natural wildlife. At the center, residents can arrange guided fishing expeditions, pick up a trail map, learn to shrimp or plan a sunset dinner cruise. Also situated along the Okatie River is The River Club, a beautiful clubhouse that provides residents with fine dining overlooking the river and an ideal venue for weddings, events or social gatherings.
           
Oldfield Club’s inspiring golf course is designed by Greg Norman and incorporates the beauty of the community’s surrounding nature, including moss-draped oaks, the meandering river and pristine lakes. The course showcases the site’s natural terrain, offering small greens, large open areas, formal bunkers with sidewalls, waste bunkers, free-form tee boxes with five sets of tees and more.
           
“Oldfield Club has unparalleled access to the Okatie River, which allows its residents the opportunity to live an active Lowcountry lifestyle, as well as enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful amenities,” said M.G. Orender, president of Hampton Golf and 33rd president of The PGA of America. “It is our privilege to manage this community and we look forward to expanding its presence in the local and national marketplace.”