Governors Club Recognized as Distinguished Emerald Club of the World

getImageFor more than 25 years, Governors Club has been respected as one of Chapel Hill and the Triangle’s top private golf communities. Governors Club has more than 1200 homesites and a wide variety of home options with beautiful views, luxury amenities and an exceptional community. Recently, Governors Club was awarded the prestigious Distinguished Emerald Club of the World award for their exceptional offerings by BoardRoom magazine, one of the most respected trade publications serving private clubs. The publication bestowed the title of “Distinguished Emerald Club of the World” on the Club under its annual Distinguished Clubs of the World award program, with a special recognition to the Club’s General Manager, Doug Shifflett.

“We’d like to congratulate Governors Club for earning Distinguished Emerald Club status,” said John Fornaro, Publisher of BoardRoom magazine, “Special recognition also goes out to Governors Club’s General Manager, Doug Shifflett as well as the Club’s Board of Directors, its Department Heads, and entire staff for their efforts in providing an excellent member experience.”

To be a Distinguished Emerald Club is to be one of a highly select group of private clubs that have been recognized as providing member experience at a level attained by only the finest clubs in the world based on reputation, reverence, admiration, brand equity and fame. It’s more than just the quality of service, the facilities, and the product provided,  it’s also the quality of the staff and of the management, as well as the overall club governance they deliver.

To go above and beyond excellence a clubs’ most important quality to possess is the quality of the intangible. Comprised of those magic moments experienced, the members befriended, the memorable events and famous tournaments attended, as well as the club traditions, history, and heritage proudly recognized.

Being awarded this distinguished title reinforces what Governors Club’s members already know: This is a exceptional place to live.

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