Arcis Golf among Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Arcis Golf has made huge strides in its short history. Unveiled in 2015 by Arcis Equity Partners as a newly capitalized golf management company, Dallas-based Arcis Golf is now one of the country’s leading owner-operators of golf courses.

This month, it debuted as No. 171 on the newly released 2017 Inc. 5000 list recognizing the fastest-growing private companies in America. Arcis Golf is also ranked No. 2 in the Travel & Hospitality category.

With 2,456 percent growth in revenues over a three-year period, the distinction on the 36th annual Inc. 5000 list places Arcis Golf among prestigious company. Some of the most well-known companies have been on the list, including Microsoft, Domino’s Pizza, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, Vizio, Intuit, Chobani, Oracle and Zappos.com.

“The Inc. 5000 recognition is such an honor and a tribute to our company and leadership team’s innovative approach to this business,” said Arcis Golf CEO Blake Walker. “We are finding and implementing new ways to engage our customers, through unrivaled programming and amenities, game-changing technology and unprecedented experiences. I’m honored to work with such a talented team.”

Arcis Golf owns or operates nearly 70 high-quality private and daily fee facilities positioned in or near major metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. The company has grown to 3,900 employees.

Inc. Magazine said its 2017 list was chosen from the most competitive crop in its history. The average company had a three-year average growth of 481 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years.

“We honor just one thing: real achievement by a founder or a team of founders,” Eric Schurenberg, president and editor-in-chief of Inc. Magazine, said in a statement. “No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great — usually from scratch. That's one of the hardest things to do in business, as entrepreneurs know better than anyone.”

 

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