The Indian Lakes golf course was developed in the 1960’s and expanded over time. A clubhouse was added and at one point, the course featured 36-holes.
In 2007, a major renovation of the entire resort property was completed to convert to the standards of a Hilton resort. Nearly 25% of the entire investment was made on the golf course, which included reconfiguration of the course, the addition of an island green and creation of the driving range.
While well intended, this investment did not improve the course’s operations. Over the past five years, utilization at the Indian Lakes golf course averaged just 30 percent as interest from the public continued to fade away consistent with the downturn in golf and oversupply of courses in the region. As a result, the Indian Lakes golf course was losing approximately $1 million annually.