The Park Resort, in Wick, near Bath, has double the reason to celebrate after announcing planning permission for a new clubhouse and the appointment of golf director Stuart Leech.
South Gloucestershire Council has granted the club permission to build a new, state-of-the-art, 7,000-square-feet clubhouse to replace the existing temporary facilities. The new building will feature modern changing rooms, rest areas, sauna, bar, restaurant and private members’ lounge.
What is more the club’s membership scheme is set to be overhauled by Leech, a trail-blazing golf coach and manager with a reputation for innovation.
Leech arrives with significant pedigree in golf tuition and management. Having qualified as a PGA member in 1998, he was the first person to be awarded the PGA Director of Golf qualification in 2008 and he also became the youngest ever qualified Golf Business Management Tutor at the PGA National Training Academy.
Leech will now focus on driving the launch of some innovative new membership schemes as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of golf operations at the resort and continuing to enhance the player experience on and off the golf course.
The lifetime schemes have options for joint membership (honorary) and life debenture (single) and offer unlimited golf starting from as little as £219 per year (based on 20 years).
Fixed-term options are available for five (premier) or 10 years (founder) with unlimited golf starting from just £495 per year.
The Park has two distinctive 18-hole golf courses, a charming boutique hotel, an imposing Jacobean manor house. The Resort is renowned for its unashamed love of hospitality.
The Park Resort www.theparkresort.com