BAYSIDE RESORT GOLF CLUB WINS GOLDEN FORK AWARD FROM GOLF INC. MAGAZINE
Selbyville, Delaware – Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville, Delaware was honored by Golf Inc. Magazine with a 2022 Golden Fork Award. Bayside won first place in the “Best New F&B Property” category in the publication’s annual Golden Fork competition. Golf Inc., the world’s only magazine for developers, owners and managers of golf course management companies, annually recognizes the golf industry‘s best catering facilities (Golden Fork Awards) at public and private clubs in its March/April issue. golf inc.. recognized a total of 12 golf venues at the 2022 Golden Fork Awards that either introduced new dining facilities, improved existing spaces or reinvented themselves during the pandemic.
In fall 2020, Bayside Resort Golf Club unveiled its new $13 million, 29,000 square foot clubhouse, which includes Signatures at Bayside, a casual restaurant offering lunch and dinner daily, as well as a collection of local craft beers and cocktails, plus a second-floor terrace for private family dining, outdoor dining space, and a separate outdoor bar. Since opening, overall F&B operations have increased over 41% and events have increased by 55%. The clubhouse has become a dining destination, whereas before it was more of a place to have a drink after a round of golf. On the events side, the club recently held more weddings in a month than ever before.
According to a golf inc. Golden Fork Award judge, “Signatures at Bayside is a great use of an open floor plan with casual elegance.”
“It’s no secret that the restaurant industry has faced challenges over the past 24 months, but the support of our most valued and loyal customers has kept us going through it stronger than ever” , said Brian Rashley, Managing Director. “A successful restaurant is only as good as its team, from the design phase to the interior decoration, including the chefs and the talented staff.”
Owned by the Carl M. Freeman Companies, the Bayside community is thoughtfully designed to showcase the beauty of the land while offering plenty of amenities and residential choices. In April 2021, Bayside Resort Golf Club was ranked as the #1 golf course in Delaware by golf week in the publication’s “2021 Best Courses You Can Play in Each State” list. Bayside offers unique amenities including community pools, fitness, tennis, kayaking, paddleboarding, stocked ponds, dog park, poolside bars, life enrichment classes, children’s programs, community events and an integrated retail and entertainment venue.
Bayside Resort Golf Club is operated by Troon Private, the private operating division of Troon. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, providing services at over 630 locations worldwide, including management of over 650 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in the management of homeowners associations, private residence clubs, property management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 615 dining establishments located at golf resorts, private clubs, coin golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in over 45 states and over 30 countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Private, Troon International, Indigo Sports, CADDYMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Peter Burwash International, Casa Verde Golf and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. For news and additional information, visit www.troon.com.