Courses in Nine States and Two Provinces to Automate Course Operations Using Company's Software
SAN DIEGO, CA - January 26, 2006 - Active Golf Solutions (www.ActiveGolfSolutions.com), part of The Active Network, Inc. and a leading provider of course management software, online tee time reservations and marketing services to golf courses, has recently signed 40 municipal and privately-owned golf courses in nine U.S. states and two Canadian provinces to use its advanced golf course management software for automating and streamlining golf course operations.
"We're excited to add such an impressive list of organizations to our family of software customers," said Alex Barnetson, senior vice president, The Active Network, Inc. "Our course management software gives golf course owners and operators a competitive edge, streamlining their operations so they can offer the best experience possible to golfers. By providing easy-to-use technology and targeted marketing services, we're helping courses drive rounds, increase revenue, and improve customer service."
The Active Network acquired golf course management software provider Tee Time King - providers of GolfeNetwork and Fairway Systems software products - in September 2005, launching its Active Golf Solutions business to provide golf course owners, municipal administrators and property managers an enhanced line of technology and marketing services for their golf operations. The company's advanced desktop software offers an automated solution for managing tee sheets, online and touch tone reservations, point-of-sale, inventory, loyalty programs, member billing, accounts receivable, event and catering contract management, and other daily administration. Courses can also promote their facilities and market their tee times online through the company's national consumer portal, ActiveGolf.com (www.ActiveGolf.com), which provides the largest and most comprehensive online resource for local golf information. The company also provides a range of marketing services to increase awareness and participation in golf events.
The list of recently-signed courses include:
City of Nashville, Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation - Nashville, Tenn.
Harpeth Hills Golf Course
McCabe Golf Course
Ted Rhodes Golf Course
Shelby Golf Course
Two Rivers Golf Course
The VinnyLinks at Shelby Park
Percy Warner Golf Course
Salt Lake County - Salt Lake County, Utah
Meadow Brook Golf Course
Mountain View Golf Course
Riverbend Golf Course
Mick Riley Golf Course
Old Mill Golf Course
South Mountain Golf Course
Morris County, Morris County Park Commission - Morris County, N.J.
Flanders Valley Golf Course
Pinch Brook Golf Course
Sunset Valley Golf Course
Berkshire Valley Golf Course
The City of Salina - Salina, Kan.
Salina Municipal Golf Course
The Foothills Park & Recreation District - Denver, Colo.
Foothills Championship Course
Foothills Executive Course
Foothills Par 3 Course
The Meadows Golf Club
Kokomo Golf Resort - St. George, Utah
Kokomo Golf Course
Georgia Southwestern Golf & Conference Center - Americus, Ga.
GWS Golf Course
The Champions Club at Summerfield - Stuart, Fla.
The Champions Club at Summerfield
The City of Casa Grande - Casa Grande, Ariz.
Dave White Municipal Golf Course
The City of Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie Parks and Recreation - Grand Prairie, Texas
Prairie Lakes Golf Course
The Biltmore Hotel - Coral Gables, Fla.
Biltmore Golf Course
Black Hawk Run Golf Club - Stockton, Ill.
Black Hawk Run Golf Club
The City of Calgary - Alberta, Canada
McCall (18 and Par 3-9)
Shaganappi Point (18 and 9)
Strathcona County - Alberta, Canada
Broadmoor Public Golf Course
The City of Mississauga - Ontario, Canada
BraeBen Golf Course
Lakeview Golf Course
According to Barnetson, several of the recently-signed cities and counties are also currently using the company's community management software to automate administration for their parks and recreation operations. "We're happy we can extend the benefits of our recent acquisition to these municipalities. We can now provide an extensive, proven line of technology and marketing solutions to effectively meet the community service goals of any city or county," he added.
In addition to integration with the company's community management software, organizations can easily integrate the golf course management software with their existing food and beverage, property management, accounting, and even spa software systems.
Active Golf Solutions
Active Golf Solutions, part of The Active Network, Inc., is a leading provider of golf course management software solutions, online tee time reservations and marketing services to municipal, daily fee, semi-private, private, resort and military golf courses and multi-property golf facilities. The company offers golf course operators comprehensive management software to manage every aspect of administration, marketing and online event management services, and a range of resources for golfers. To help golf course operators promote their courses and facilities, Active Golf Solutions also markets local tee times online and offers marketing services that include customized Web sites, search engine optimization, database marketing, loyalty programs, event promotion and advertising. Its online event management services offer tools for event directors to efficiently set-up, administer, communicate and promote any size golf event or tournament. Through its national consumer portal, www.ActiveGolf.com, golfers can access one of the largest and most comprehensive Web resources for local golf information and services. For more information, visit www.ActiveGolfSolutions.com.
Shelly Burnside, The Active Network, Inc.
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