Golf Real Estate OnLine Newsletter
For Immediate Release
October 2006

In this issue
-- Golf Course Architects & Property Values
-- Cuscowilla Awarded "Best Golf Club in Georgia"
-- Look What's New! Glacier Club, Durango CO
-- Ask The Editor!

Welcome to the October 2006 edition of Golf Real Estate OnLine News.

The information contained within Golf Real Estate OnLine News is designed to provide helpful information about Golf Real Estate, up-dates on our Communities of Distinction and new features on the Golf Real Estate OnLine site.

Golf Course Architects & Property Values
What's in a name? In the case of golf course architects and property values, a healthy ROI (return on investment.)

In an article published by The Robb Report Collection, Larry Hirsch of Golf Property Analysts stated, "The value of signature designers is undeniable. Homes on a course designed by a big-name golf designer appreciate at a rate much higher than those on a course designed by lesser names. In fact, they appreciate at a rate that is sometimes as much as 100% higher than the no-name courses."

Supporting that sentiment, Colin Hegarty of Golf Research Group stated, "the top five golf course architects—Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Tom Weiskopf—deliver a value of 225% above the average for golf and 312% above the average for real estate."

Needless to say, amenities in any community have an impact on property values. Not all home owners in golf communities play golf. If you do (or plan to) exercise that right, it is in your best interest to take the time to research and choose a design you enjoy via a notable designer. If you can afford to invest in the best, you will get what you pay for and more.

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Cuscowilla Awarded "Best Golf Club in Georgia"
The National Golf Course Owners Association has named Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee the "Best Golf Club in Georgia."

Over 6,300 clubs are a part of the NGCOA and their Board of Directors selected winning Clubs based on the way they are managed and operated, as well as the quality of their facilities.

Several of the Cuscowilla Team attended the awards presentation with over 400 other delegates present. Andrew Ward, CEO of Cuscowilla explains that "there are over 40 regions in America represented in the NGCOA, and each one had a winning club announced. We were chosen as the winner for Georgia. Of course we were all thrilled with the award as it is given for the overall management of the operations and quality of what we have at Cuscowilla, as opposed to just the design and layout of the actual golf course which is what most of our other accolades have been for.

We are very proud of the Team of experts we have surrounded ourselves with here at Cuscowilla and they are the ones responsible for us achieving the standards required to be considered for such wonderful accolades. It was great to bring the award back home to Georgia's Lake Country as it keeps a focus on our region, as well as giving a great boost and recognition for our entire Team who all work very hard to keep Cuscowilla special" concluded Ward.

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Look What's New! Glacier Club, Durango CO
Glacier Club Golf Real Estate OnLine welcomes Glacier Club in Durango, CO to our fine list of golf communities.

Glacier Club golf is spectacular with three of the most scenic and satisfying nines in the Rockies. Glacier Club courses sit at 8,000 feet above sea level and are surrounded by glacially striated cliffs and peaks that rise to 14,000 feet.

In addition to hundreds of feet of elevation changes, the routing of the courses at Glacier Club traverse natural streams, lakes and meadows and may include an occasional elk or bald eagle while delivering both challenge and pleasure to golfers of all levels.

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Ask The Editor!
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