ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 30, 2018, – East Coast Golf Management (ECGM) has formed a strategic partnership with Zealandia Holding Company (ZHC). Zealandia’s brands and subsidiaries include Festiva, Patton Hospitality Management, Resort Travel and Exchange (RTX), Festiva Sailing Vacations, Resort Hospitality Solutions, VacationCondos.com, LaTour Hotels & Resorts, TSAChoice and Zealandia Capital.
“East Coast Golf Management represents a unique opportunity for ZHC. East Coast Golf Management is a natural fit with our other travel and leisure sector subsidiaries. There are great synergies in place between our brands and we look forward to adding ECGM to that mix,” says Butch Patrick, CEO of Zealandia Holding Company.
Under the new structure, ECGM will expand its scope of services and leverage the robust ZHC relationships and resources now available to the company. With these additional resources now in place, ECGM can focus on what it does best – managing, marketing and providing golf operations expertise to its course partners throughout the Carolinas. ECGM will continue to be an industry leader in golf operations management and marketing and will also offer revenue management solutions, golf vacation packaging and short-term financing.
“We have been blessed with a new partnership which will allow East Coast Golf Management to strengthen its core group of partner courses and also allow us to slowly and strategically expand our portfolio and reach.” Says Mike Buccerone, President of ECGM. “Our primary goal is to create profitable solutions for our golf course industry partners and investors.”
About Zealandia Holding Company
Zealandia Holding Company (ZHC) is a value-added strategic investor formed to leverage the assets, businesses and teams of ZHC and its subsidiaries. Since 2001, ZHC has acquired or invested in 22 companies covering a wide range of resort real estate and related businesses. ZHC’s strong history of operational excellence, brand development and sector expertise further develops its portfolio companies for sustainable profitability and growth. With a focus on investing in Travel and Leisure and related businesses, ZHC is uniquely positioned to provide the resources and relationships necessary to maximize the value of our companies.
About East Coast Golf Management
Headquartered in Asheville, NC, East Coast Golf Management provides industry leading club management and marketing services. ECGM directs and coordinates all aspects of golf course and property maintenance, staff training and development, clubhouse operations, food-and-beverage services, retail merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management. For more information, call (843) 215-3673 or visit
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