Hampton Golf Selected to Improve, Manage Selva Marina

Selva Marina Country ClubHampton Golf has been selected to provide management services and reenergize Selva Marina Country Club in Atlantic Beach, Fla.

Under the contract, Hampton Golf will make improvements to the club’s existing facilities and will manage all components of the club, including golf, tennis, aquatics, food and beverage, catering, maintenance and customer service.

The contract, which begins Sept. 1, will add approximately 45 new employees to the Hampton Golf team.

“Selva Marina has a long-standing history in the Jacksonville community and it is our ultimate goal to revitalize the club and reintroduce it to Northeast Florida,” said MG Orender, president and CEO of Hampton Golf and former president of the PGA of America. “We will begin making improvements at Selva Marina immediately to ensure it is a modern club with the finest amenities and facilities while maintaining its tradition and upstanding reputation as one of the city’s premier country clubs.”

Founded in 1958, Selva Marina includes an 18-hole, par-72 golf course featuring a driving range as well as practice, pitching and putting greens. Former home to the Greater Jacksonville Open, now known as The Players Championship, the course features elevated greens and provides a fair challenge to all skill levels.

In addition to the golf course, Selva Marina features 12 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, eight of which are lighted, and a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool that is home to the Mariners, a competitive youth swim team.

Selva Marina also offers full dining facilities for members, full on-site catering and entertainment opportunities at its banquet facilities and meeting rooms.

“Our goal is to reenergize Selva Marina and raise its stature within the community. To do that we knew we would need a professional, efficient and effective club management team with many resources overseeing every aspect of the club,” said Alan Ennis, president of Selva Marina Country Club. “We selected Hampton Golf because they are a local company with connections, have a proven track record of success and their mission and vision aligns with ours. We have no doubt Hampton Golf will improve the overall appearance and experience at Selva Marina, improve customer service and introduce exciting new club events, all of which will help us to grow our membership.”

Selva Marina Country Club

Hampton Golf will begin making immediate aesthetic improvements to Selva Marina, including painting the buildings and facilities on site, refurbishing the interiors, improving the landscaping and making enhancements and improvements to the golf, tennis and swim facilities.
Future improvements being considered at the club include heating the pool during the winter months and making additional physical improvements to the property.

Under its new management agreement, Hampton Golf will offer membership packages to Selva Marina as well as its other facilities throughout the Southeastern United States.

Those who purchase a membership at any of Hampton Golf’s facilities have access to reciprocal golf at select Hampton Golf courses at preferred rates. Memberships to Hampton Golf’s facilities also include access to clubhouses, member events, free lessons with its QuickStart2 Golf Program and competitive membership dues.

Membership to Selva Marina Country Club is available at many levels, including: a Full Membership with access to all golf and recreational facilities; a Sport Membership with unlimited use of all facilities, excluding golf; a Social Membership; and a Summer/Pool Membership that runs from May 1 to Sept. 30.

For more information about becoming a member at Selva Marina Country Club or to book a tee time, call (904) 246-4827 or visit www.SelvaMarina.com or www.hamptongolfclubs.com.


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