GolfBC Expands into Prestigious Golf Properties in Hawaii, Acquiring Wailea Golf Club and Kauai Lagoons Golf Club
1st October, 2003
Vancouver, BC – GolfBC today announced the purchase of three golf courses at the world renowned Wailea Resort on Maui, and two golf courses at the Kauai Lagoons Resort on Kauai. Home to the LPGA Skins Game, and Senior PGA Skins Game, Wailea’s three courses – Wailea Gold, Wailea Emerald and Wailea Blue, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Arthur Jack Snider – offer superb weather and spectacular views of Maui’s southern coastline at the foot of Haleakala. Kauai Lagoons, Wailea’s sister golf resort on majestic Kauai, is home to two award-winning Jack Nicklaus designed golf courses, the dramatic oceanside Kiele course, and the Mokihana course.
Wailea Resort has long been recognized as one of Hawaii’s premier destination resorts and as one of the finest residential resort communities in the world. The resort encompasses over 1,500 acres along 1.5 miles of Maui’s southern coastline. It includes three golf courses, six hotels with 2,500 rooms, 450 single-family home sites, 1,300 condominium apartments and the 156,000 square-foot Shops at Wailea retail center.
GolfBC, a Vancouver-based company headed by Caleb Chan, is defining a higher standard of quality and consistency among premier golf destinations. GolfBC is a golf and resort management and investment company based in British Columbia, Canada. Since 1989 GolfBC has been creating premium championship golf destinations and master planned golf communities in British Columbia. GolfBC is the owner of eight championship golf courses in British Columbia, including Nicklaus North (Whistler), Furry Creek (Lions Bay), Gallagher’s Canyon (Kelowna), Olympic View (Victoria), The Quail and The Bear (The Okanagan Golf Club in Kelowna), Mayfair Lakes (Richmond), and Arbutus Ridge (Cobble Hill). Additional information about GolfBC can be found at its web site: www.golfbc.com.