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Grande Dunes Resort Club honored as “2009 National Golf Course of the Year”

By • Dec 12, 2008

Myrtle Beach, SC – Congratulations to the Grande Dunes Resort Club, who will be honored February 3, 2009. At the NGCOA annual conference on November 19, 2008, representatives from Burroughs & Chapin Golf Management announced that the Grande Dunes Resort Club was selected as the “2009 National Golf Course of the Year.” An award presented annually by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA), Grande Dunes is the second Myrtle Beach area course to receive this prestigious national honor.

The “Course of the Year” Award honors a member that demonstrates four criteria; exceptional quality of the golf course, exceptional quality of ownership and management, outstanding contribution to its community and significant contribution to the game. The “Course of the Year” Award winners come from NGCOA’s core membership and are considered model operations to their peers.

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Born in Durban, South Africa, Azor fell in love with the game a little late in life. He served an apprenticeship in the printing industry and then went into print sales. In the early nineties he moved to the United States with his wife Glynis, and their two sons Dave and Clint. In 1994 he and Glynis established "Electronic Pencil" a Graphic Design company. In 2004 they started a golf magazine; he currently enjoys writing for their publication and writing the editorial for Myrtle Beach Golfaway’s website. “Besides the challenge and fun factor, the camaraderie on the golf course is second to none, it’s a blessing to spend time with good people and play a great game in such tranquil settings,” says Azor.
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