For Immediate Release
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Carl M. Freeman Companies Celebrates 15th Anniversary with The Bay Club
Selbyville, DE. July 7, 2015 – Carl M. Freeman Companies is celebrating the 15th anniversary of welcoming The Bay Club in Berlin, Maryland into the Carl M. Freeman Golf family.
The golf course officially turned 25 last year as The Bay Club West Course opened in 1989 featuring the area’s original island green, Devil’s Island. The East Course opened in 1999 offering the area’s only tour quality Zoysia grass fairways. Carl M. Freeman Companies proudly purchased The Bay Club in 2000. Since then, they brought the world’s leading golf management company, Troon Golf, on board to manage operations and made significant upgrades to the course conditions, clubhouse, bunkers, cart paths, entrance, bag drop area, Oasis Bar & Grille, and fleet of agronomy equipment. In addition, they started offering memberships in conjunction with being open to the public with a focus on value and making outstanding golf experiences accessible to everyone.
Rob Bailey, Bay Club Director of Golf and Club Operations, said, “There’s something special about making your way down The Bay Club’s tree-lined drive and catching glimpses of our landmark holes. Everything about this place represents how golf was meant to be played. You can experience golf tradition at its finest right here and I am proud to be part of it.” Bailey, an esteemed PGA Member, has served as the onsite senior club manager for 21 years and is one of the most admired professionals among his peers and throughout the local golf community.
With the town receiving national recognition and all of the recent buzz surrounding the exceptional golf course conditions at The Bay Club, there’s lots to celebrate in Berlin, Maryland. “We are deeply committed to being an asset to this community and consider ourselves stewards of the quintessential charm of Berlin, the needs of our members and guests, and our legacy to create places that enrich lives,” said Michelle Freeman, President and CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies.
About Carl M. Freeman Companies
For more than 68 years the Carl M. Freeman Companies has created places that enrich lives through their innovative and inviting places to live, work, shop and play. The company has developed and managed more than five million square feet of commercial space for shopping center and office use, servicing more than 1.1 million square feet of retail; built award-winning beach-front and golf course communities; and developed more than 20,000 homes in 50 residential communities across Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia. The Carl M. Freeman Companies is headquartered in Rockville, MD with a complementary office in Selbyville, DE.
For more information about Carl M. Freeman Companies and their diverse interests, visit www.126.96.36.199 or call (240) 453-3000.
About Troon Golf
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 250 golf courses in its portfolio. Also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues, the company oversees operations at Troon Golf®, Honours Golf and Troon Privé properties located in 36 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 53 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. For additional news and information, connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Blog, Google+, Instagram, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.
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