Heber City, UT
(Sept. 20, 2012) - Red Ledges in Utah’s scenic Heber Valley announced plans to break ground on a new clubhouse next spring. The clubhouse will be part of the expanding Club Commons at Red Ledges which includes the Swim & Fitness Club, the Cliff Drysdale tennis courts, the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, Jim McLean Golf School, and the Juniper Grill.
“We are very excited about both the plans for the new clubhouse and the other amenities we are adding around the clubhouse,” explained Mitchel Burns, Chief Operating Officer of Red Ledges. “Our membership is growing quickly and our club is seeing tremendous activity as we have sold more home sites, so we decided to build this new clubhouse in the Club Commons area to fit the needs of our active and growing membership.” Burns noted that groundbreaking for the clubhouse will take place next spring, weather permitting, and construction is expected to be completed in 2014.
According to Michael Kalb, vice-president of sales and marketing at Red Ledges, “We have a very active club membership. We’ve added approximately 75 new member families in the past 15 months, so in addition to moving forward with the new clubhouse, this fall we will enclose part of the patio of the Juniper Grill which will make that a year round facility. We’re very happy with the energy the Club has developed over the last year, and we’re looking forward to continuing that into the winter, both here with our new facilities, and through our partnership with the Deer Crest Club at The St. Regis Deer Valley.”
John Johnson, manager of the Red Ledges Club, outlined what is on tap for the Club Commons area at Red Ledges, “Besides the new clubhouse and the expansion of Juniper Grill, we will be creating a sports shop in the Swim & Fitness Club which will allow us to develop our new Kids Club where the golf shop is now. After the completion of the new clubhouse, we plan to add a couple more tennis courts to accommodate all the activity in our tennis program. The tennis courts in some communities sit empty most of the time, but at Red Ledges, that’s rarely the case, and we need to add the courts to keep up with the robust program our resident tennis professional, Heather Nicholas, has created in conjunction with the Cliff Drysdale Tennis program here. These changes and new additions mean we can provide more year round activities for all of our members and their guests, and we are really very excited about what is coming beginning this Fall.”
About Red Ledges
Red Ledges is a premier private four-season recreational mountain community in Heber Valley, Utah between the Wasatch and Uinta mountains. Spanning nearly 2,000 acres and centered around the Club Commons, Red Ledges features a highly awarded 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the Jim McLean Golf School, the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Academy, a Swim & Fitness Center, an equestrian center, and a very active and social club membership.
Red Ledges offers estate home sites and thoughtfully designed homes with dramatic vistas of the unique namesake red rock formations that are on-site and nearby Mount Timpanogos and the Wasatch Mountains, including the ski slopes of Deer Valley, which is only 10 minutes away. Red Ledges enjoys easy access to vibrant Park City which is just minutes away, tranquil blue ribbon fly-fishing which is right around the corner, and historic Heber and Midway which are just down the street.
Additionally, through a strategic partnership with The St. Regis Deer Valley, located slope-side at Deer Valley Resort, Red Ledges provides owners with luxury access to skiing and exclusive amenities, services and preferred rates at the hotel which was named one of the top ten resorts in North America by Travel + Leisure in 2011, one of Gayot’s top ten ski resorts in the world, and Travel + Leisure’s number one luxury family resort in America in 2012.
Other accolades earned by Red Ledges include: “Park City Showcase of Homes” featured properties (2011, 2012,) Best New Private Golf Course in America (2009, Golf Magazine
,) “Best in State” - Golf Course (2010, 2011, 2012,) One of the Best Residential Golf Courses in America (2011, Golfweek Magazine
,) and One of America’s Top 25 Golf Instructors (2012, Golf Tips Magazine
.) Red Ledges is proud to have hosted the Steve Young Mountain Golf Classic (2010, 2011, 2012,) and to be host for the CBS Sports Million Dollar Golf Championship (2013.) For more information, visit www.redledges.com.
The development team at Red Ledges is led by M. Anthony Burns, Chairman Emeritus of Ryder System, Inc. and, Nolan Archibald, Executive Chairman of the Board, Stanley Black & Decker.
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