The Cliffs at Walnut Cove News

December 6, 2016

The Cliffs honored in Golfweek’s Best Residential Courses for 2017

The Cliffs, a collection of seven private luxury mountain and lake communities in the western Carolinas, is included in Golfweek magazine’s coveted list of “Best Residential Courses 2017.” Located between two of the nation’s most award-winning cities for quality of life—Greenville, South Carolina, and Asheville, North Carolina—The Cliffs opens the door to seven championship courses designed by top architects and designers through a single membership.

Golfweek’s Top 100 ranking and Next 100 list feature four of the seven courses that make up The Cliffs, including the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Walnut Cove. Set within the scenic backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, each course is member-friendly yet challenging and uniquely designed to complement its landscape and environment.

“It is an honor to have four of our seven courses acknowledged by Golfweek as the best residential courses for 2017,” said David Sawyer, President of The Cliffs Clubs. “We are thrilled with the continued recognition for our world-class golf facilities and this ranking is not only a reflection of the courses themselves, but the incredible team that provides the best playing conditions and experience for our members and guests on a daily basis.”

In addition to seven unique golf experiences, The Cliffs’ membership provides easy access to a variety of amenities, including more than 50 restaurant and private event venues, six wellness centers, tennis courts, an equestrian center, a marina, hiking trails, vineyards, a beach club, an organic farm and a number of year-round social activities.

As the sole owner and manager of The Cliffs, Arendale Holdings is committed to enhancing the lifestyle, programming and amenities of their communities. In addition to The Cliffs, Arendale Holdings has a strong presence in Golfweek’s list of best residential courses, which includes Clear Creek in Tahoe, Nevada; the Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colorado; and the Currahee Club in Toccoa, Georgia.

Golfweek is a weekly golf publication with a circulation of 162,987.


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