DALLAS, Texas April 14, 2016 — The Club at Ruby Hill (formerly known as Ruby Hill Golf Club), an elegant private club overlooking Northern California’s lush Livermore Valley wine country and with a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Golf Course, has unveiled a spectacular clubhouse renovation that refreshes the club’s Tuscan ambience, while creating more space to meet the varied interests of an active membership.
The $3 million renovation maintains Ruby Hill’s old-world elegance and architectural charm while adding such features as a luxurious member’s only “wine cave” accessed from a private secluded walkway.
Arcis Golf, a premier operator of golf and country clubs in the United States, assumed management of The Club at Ruby Hill earlier this month.
“The purpose of the expansion project was to provide new spaces for our growing, prestigious membership, to gather and entertain," said Mike Rood, general manager of The Club at Ruby Hill.
The Ruby Hill clubhouse now features two new dining rooms: The Estate, a private “wine room” hidden behind hand carved barn doors and seating up to 12, and The Cellar, an intimate, “underground” setting that features vaulted ceilings, tasting and dining alcoves, hand-carved wood tables, and regal leather chairs. The Cellar’s custom wine cases showcase the exclusive offerings available only at Ruby Hill, appealing even to the local vintners who are members and active in club activities. These vintner members share private selections and, on occasion, provide “behind-the-scenes” access to their wineries.
The décor in each of the new rooms is defined by hand-crafted artisan woodwork, from tables and chairs to ceiling beams, wall fixtures, and doors that open out to the newly expanded patio, fire pits, and popular bocce ball courts. The Reserve dining area features a meticulously carved wood bar with a special “leather” finish granite top, a new stone fireplace surround, hand-carved barley-twist styled chairs, and large, circular iron pendant light fixtures that hover from the vaulted ceilings. A colonnade sweeps around the patio, with the columns adding an attractive buffer between the members’ areas and private outdoor event space.
“The spaces flow easily from one to the other,” Rood said. “We wanted to be able to better utilize the patio. The new outdoor area gives members a variety of options.”
Ruby Hill benefits from the commitment of Arcis Equity Partners, LLC, a private equity firm dedicated to making equity and debt investments in the real estate and leisure sectors. Since its formation in 2013, Arcis Equity has made re-investing in its golf courses and clubs a top priority.
For additional information on The Club at Ruby Hill, access the web site at www.rubyhill.com.
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About Arcis Golf
Arcis Golf is an industry leader and the premier operator of public and private golf clubs in the United States, providing dynamic direction, and unrivaled amenities that complement diverse playing experiences. The properties within the Arcis Golf portfolio tailor each element of the golf and country club experience to a level of excellence designed to exceed the needs and expectations of members, their guests and golfers of all ages. Arcis Equity Partners, LLC support Arcis Golf through strategic acquisitions that build and sustain the company’s leadership position in upscale golf and club experiences. For more information visit www.arcisgolf.com.
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