Billy Casper Golf Chairman And CEO Peter Hill Ranks No. 8 Among Golf Inc.'s "Most Powerful People In Golf"
(VIENNA, VA) - Billy Casper Golf (BCG) Chairman and CEO Peter Hill is No. 8 on Golf Inc.'s international ranking of the "Most Powerful People in Golf," joining Jack Nicklaus and PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem in the magazine's "Top 10."
Co-founding BCG in 1989 with business partner Robert Morris and PGA Tour legend Billy Casper, Hill has directed the company to become the golf course owner-operator with the largest domestic portfolio.
This marks the eighth consecutive year Hill ranks Top 10 on the "Most Powerful" list.
About his leadership, Golf Inc. states: "Hill continues to lead his company on a faster growth march than any other large operator. It added 20 properties in the first three quarters of 2012, increasing the company's portfolio to 140 courses, country clubs and resorts in 28 states. Billy Casper Golf boosted its activity managing private country clubs with 10 new engagements in the past 12 months.
"Hill is also one of the most admired leaders in the industry and has been involved with several of the organizations that promote the game."
The magazine praises Hill and BCG for its courses realizing 23.5 percent more same-store rounds through mid-year over prior year. Consistent with these impressive results, BCG is widely respected for its cutting-edge and customized marketing technology; unique promotions and events; revenue-management programs; hiring and training of highly-skilled team members; agronomic best practices; and vendor partnerships.
"The incredibly driven and talented team Billy Casper Golf has developed deserves credit for this honor," says Hill. "Providing high-quality guest- and member-friendly experiences for our golfers helps ensure healthy financial returns for golf course, club and resort owners."
Furthermore, the company's global golf-lifestyle public relations, branding and marketing-communications firm, Buffalo Communications, added 12 client-partners, including LPGA, Annika Sorenstam's businesses, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, World Golf Foundation and Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
About Billy Casper Golf
BCG is the largest domestic owner-operator of golf course, country clubs and resorts, with more than 130 properties under its turnkey management. The company helps public-agency and private owners, developers and investors realize favorable returns on investments. Founded more than 20 years ago in cooperation with golf legend Billy Casper and headquartered in Vienna, VA, regional offices are strategically convenient to courses' locales.
A division of BCG, Buffalo Communications is the leading global golf-lifestyle public relations, branding, marketing-communications, graphics and strategic services firm. Client-partners include the LPGA, PGA National Resort & Spa, Sea Pines Resort, Ballybunion Golf Club (Ireland), Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, Sun Valley Resort and Mission Hills Resort (China), Fila Golf, ECCO and Club Glove.
For more information: www.billycaspergolf.com