.June 1, 2016
Press Release: Hampton Heights Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina
The ownership and operations management of Hampton Heights Golf Course (HHGC) will be transferred to EA Links Management and Consulting on June 1, 2016. The two principals of the company are both local residents and have a deep passion for the game of golf. Van Nance is a successful partner in a local industrial supply and distribution company; in business since 1988. Andrew Pitts has an extensive background within the golf industry and will be contributing more than 30 years of local and international golf experience to the management team of HHGC. He is a former Carolinas Amateur Champion and was a 4-time All Southern Conference player at Appalachian State University. He played professionally from 1991 – 2006.
The vision of EA Links Management is to continue to provide a warm and friendly facility which offers the best possible golf experience available at a competitive price. EA Links intends to commence on minor capital improvements starting as early as the fall of 2016. EA Links will be making investments into the premises and equipment which will ultimately help provide a better facility for HHGC members and guests.
Long time PGA Professional, Mike Thurston, will continue to provide the daily leadership of the golf operations at HHGC. Joe Herman, our Golf Course Superintendent, will continue to his task in taking care of the Golf Course plus all course maintenance including our equipment and golf carts.
EA Links would like to extend its most sincere thanks to Mr. Wayne Orum for his support during the management’s transition and also his stewardship of HHGC over the years.
EA Links would like to take the opportunity to thank all the members and guests of HHGC for their patronage and graciously ask for continued support as they endeavor to improve various areas of the facility to help ensure that HHGC becomes the best option for a quality golf experience in the Greater Hickory area.
Hickory, NC golf at its finest!
Hampton Heights Golf Course is located in the center of Hickory, NC, behind Lenoir Rhyne University, and only 5 minutes from most area hotels. We have a well maintained 18 hole golf course with some of the finest greens in the Unifour area. Our Driving Range is on natural grass and is lighted in the spring and summer. We have a putting green, chipping area, and 2 - 18 hole mini golf courses for kids of all ages to enjoy. Our PGA Professional is available for Individual, Husband Wife, Junior Lessons, plus Clinics, league play and tournament planning.
Hampton Heights GC Aminities
- 18 Hole Regulation Golf Course
- Snack Bar - Hot Dogs, Sandwiches, Beer, Pepsi Products, Chips, Crackers, Candy, ect
- Walk ons welcome, even without a tee time!
- Lighted Driving Range
- Natural Grass Hitting Area, Artificial Mats to hit on in Bad weather
- Putting Green
- Chipping Area
- 36 Hole Miniature Golf Course, Great for Birthday Parties!
- Covered Patio with Ceiling Fans, Picnic Tables, Tables with Umbrellas, ect.
- Complete Repair Department, Fast Service.
- Retail Sales, lowest prices, check us out and see.
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