MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019
Premier, Family Focused Club offers a Pete Dye Designed Championship Golf Course, Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Complex, 3,000 Sq. Ft. State of Art Fitness center, Aquatics Center, and Dining
BLYTHEWOOD, SC –Mr. Jorge Martinez, President of L&J Acquisitions – – announces the procurement of the Windermere Club, a formerly privately-owned multi-sport facility, in Blythewood, SC, just outside of downtown Columbia. This is the second club for L&J Acquisition, expanding the company’s presence in the Georgia/Carolina corridor. L&J Acquisitions plans to re-brand the facility Blythewood Country Club to reflect the community culture it plans to represent. Over the first two years L&J Acquisitions will reinvent the club bringing new contemporary dining and lifestyle features to the clubhouse and patio, plus improvements to the golf course, tennis complex and aquatics center.
“We are very excited to add Blythewood Country Club to our family of clubs,” said Jorge Martinez. Mr. Martinez continued to add, “As our first club in South Carolina, and, specifically the rapidly growing South Carolina market, Blythewood Country Club fits our acquisition and reinvention criteria perfectly – a beautiful family centric club, located in a growing residential community, that offers a wide range of amenities, including 18 holes of championship golf, indoor and outdoor tennis complex where we can introduce golf and tennis to our beginners while expanding the practice and competitive opportunities for our more avid members.”
Fred Layman will be taking over as the General Manager and building the new future of the Blythewood Country Club. “The members and I are thrilled to be joining the world-class management team at L&J Acquisitions,” said Fred Layman, new GM of the club. “This transition is a win-win for our club and for L&J, and most certainly for the community and our membership. As an already thriving club, we look forward to the significant benefits, services, and investments L&J Acquisitions will provide us to further strengthen and enrich our club and the membership experience. Our Meet and Greet Open House is open to the public on August 23 from 6-9."
Located 20 miles outside of downtown Columbia, Blythewood Country Club offers a Pete Dye championship 18-hole golf course, which is undergoing a greens conversion from Bent Grass to Champions G-12 and is considered to be one of the finest golf tracks in the SC Midlands. Blythewood Country Club also includes a 15,000-square-foot clubhouse with casual and upscale dining and a Grand Ballroom overlooking the fabulous Windermere Lake and the famous 18th hole, six Har-Tru clay tennis courts, four hard court covered tennis courts, another two outdoor hard courts and Olympic pool with a diving board, 3000 square foot fitness center.
Blythewood Country Club current and future members will be eligible to participate in our unique “Players Club” program, which provides value-oriented benefits like reciprocal memberships at L&J properties, unlimited range balls, 20% of logo apparel and 10% off a la carte dining at the member's Home Club. Call (803) 514-6579 for membership information
“We are excited to welcome the Blythewood Country Club members to our family,” added David Biscan, COO. “Thank you to the members for their excitement and support of L& J Acquisitions, as we celebrate our second golf amenity acquisition. We look forward to great things happening at the club.”
Fred Layman's creative blog on DashBurst. Fred was a three sport athlete at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, where he was the first tennis player to place in state from Jefferson County and the first to receive a tennis scholarship to college. Fred played at Bethany College, in Kansas, for world renowned Sports Psychologist, Dr. Bryce Young, where he fell in love with team play and found a talent for coaching. - Fred Layman
Fred was a three sport athlete at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, where he was the first tennis player to place in state from Jefferson County and the first to receive a tennis scholarship to college. Fred played at Bethany College, in Kansas, for world renowned Sports Psychologist, Dr. Bryce Young, where he fell in love with team play and found a talent for coaching.Fred Layman