Notable shifts in one of the industry’s key markets, Scottsdale, Ariz., reflect how club and resort properties must respond to new trends in golf, recreation and leisure.
On-site lodging allows club members to extend their daily visits and provides overnight accommodations for guests.
Four golf-themed suites accommodate stay-and-play vacations at the We-Ko-Pa Golf Club in McDowell, Ariz. The daily fee facility features two 18-hole golf courses, a large practice facility, and two clubhouses.
As of September 30, the Scottsdale, Ariz., resort will be known as We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center, strengthening the property’s relationship with nearby We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.
To mark the club’s 65th anniversary, members opted to close the golf course for the first time over the summer for a restoration. Coinciding with the renovation work, the club re-crafted its equity, seasonal and junior membership options, and named Jeff Lessig as Club Operations Manager.
Brett Trenter, Head Golf Professional at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club in Fort McDowell, Ariz., has been promoted to General Manager. Trenter replaces Jeff Lessig, who has moved to Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, Calif., which, like We-Ko-Pa, is also managed by OB Sports. In other promotions at We-Ko-Pa, Derek Crawford has been promoted to […]