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Golf Operations

Scope of Services for Golf

The scope of services that Cohoat and O’Neal Management Corp. can provide is very broad in range. In addition, collaborative resources would be available per relationships and networks that have been established.

  • Organizational Structure
  • Acquisitions and Lease Management Agreements
  • Business Analysis
  • Revenue Growth
  • Expense Management
  • Complete Financial Analysis and Labor Analysis
  • Budgeting, Forecasting and Long Term Planning
  • Monthly Reporting
  • Service Training
  • Golf Operations
  • Food and Beverage/Event Management
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Maintenance Assessment Review and Procedures/Course Agronomics
  • Meeting with Department Heads and Assistants
  • Website, Social Network and Technology
  • Equipment Lease Review
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Insurance Review
  • Licenses and Permits
  • Membership Analysis
  • Amenities Study
  • Capital Needs Review
  • Revenue Enhancement
  • Caddie Program
  • ATC Training


    Managed / Operated / Leased / Consulted / Owned Properties

    Prairie View Golf Club

    Carmel, Indiana

    • Owned and operated/managed since May 21, 2013
    • Host site of the 2014 – 2030 IHSAA Girls and Boys State Championship
    • Host site of the 2018 Indiana Open Championship, 2019 Indiana Club Pro Championship and the 2021 NCAA Division II Regional Championship
    • Rounds of golf increased from 20,500 in 2013 to over 31,000 in 2020. Turned an historically bottom-line loss to a profit and an attractive return on investment for the owners

    Wood Wind Golf Club

    Westfield, Indiana

    • Owner Matt Cohoat (purchased in 2018)
    • Operated/managed since January, 2011
      • More than doubled the rounds of golf over a four-year period from 17,000 to over 35,000 in 2020. Revenues grew from $800k to $ 1.6M in those four years

    Elwood Golf Links

    Elwood, Indiana

    • Managed and operated since 2016
    • Re-opened the golf course which had been closed for three years
      • C&O responsible for complete restoration of the golf course
      • Back nine re-opened in 2017 and the front nine re-opened in 2019
    • Historical bottom-line loss of over $150,000 reduced by 50% in 2020
    • Management agreement through December of 2023

    Mystic Hills Golf Club

    Culver, Indiana

    • Restored and renovated the golf course for a June, 2020 re-opening of the front nine for the Indianapolis Colts owner, Jim Irsay. Golf course had been closed for a couple of years
    • Completed a thorough 50-page analysis and due diligence review for a prospective buyer group in February, 2018

    Prestwick Country Club

    Avon, Indiana

    • C&O managed and operated from December 2018 through June 2021
    • Serving as the “receiver” for the Court and hired by BMO Harris Bank

    Harrison Hills

    Attica, Indiana

    • Managed since December of 2019
    • Increased rounds of golf from 9,600 in 2019 to 21,000 in 2020
    • Contract through December 2022
    • Reduced financial annual loss by 50% in one year

    The Golf Club at Eagle Pointe

    Bloomington, Indiana

    • Managed since December of 2019
    • Increased rounds of golf from 9,600 in 2019 to 21,000 in 2020
    • Contract through December 2022
    • Reduced financial annual loss by 50% in one year

    Old Oakland Golf Club (Private)

    Lawrence, Indiana

    • Managed/operated from July, 2016 through June, 2018. Implemented renovation project which included new bunkers, new cart paths, new irrigation system, creek bank stabilization and creek re-routing, installed new pump and pumphouse and coordinated the golf course re-design
      • Responsible for turning a substantial yearly loss to a profit in less than one year

    The Golf Preserve at Frankfort

    Frankfort, Indiana

    Operated/managed from December, 2011 through December, 2015.

    Brookshire Golf Club

    Carmel, Indiana

    Provided a complete facility analysis in 2011.  The course is municipally owned by the City of Carmel. Developed a “branding” plan/marketing concept in 2015.

    Cattails Golf Club

    Elwood, Indiana

    Provided maintenance consulting throughout the years of 2013 and 2014.

    The Club at Chatham Hills

    Westfield, Indiana

    • New (2016) private residential golf course community development started construction in the Summer of 2014 – provided consulting work for owner/developer through the end of the year 2016 on golf course and golf operations
    • C&O did the search and assisted with the hiring of the PGA Professional and Superintendent

    Echo Farms Golf Club

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    Called in by Applied Golf, Inc. (the management company) to assist in consulting and marketing plans for three months in 2013.

    Green Acres Golf Club

    Kokomo, Indiana

    Management and operations from November, 2014 through December, 2016.

    Elbel Park Golf Course

    South Bend, Indiana