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PROMOTION P R O P E R S P E C T I V E The Longview Lifestyle Alive and Well in Booming South Charlotte T ucked behind the scrolled-iron gates, and just across the Union-Mecklenburg border off Tom Short Road, is one of the Queen City's best-kept secrets. The Club at Longview features the Piedmont's one-and- only Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course and boasts a no-tee-times-needed policy for its members. This is no typical residential golf course, however, as Nicklaus took full advantage of the property's natural topography, hardwoods and protected wetlands. The result is a highly playable, but challenging variety of golf holes, which are fun to tee up again and again. Opened in 2002, The Club at Longview is the realized vision of club founder and owner Mel Graham. "We farmed this land when I was young. Longview is an incredibly special place to me," says Graham. Now in its second decade, The Club at Longview has matured into a gem of a golf course. "We've stayed true to our original vision of a world-class golf experience, with a full complement of dining, sports and social amenities for our membership. We are a small club, by design, which allows us to deliver a very personalized service experience. Our playing conditions, service and consistency — which we provide every day — are beyond compare." The club's general manager, Jim Sutton, is proud of the facilities. "Longview is a lifestyle club," says Sutton. "The golf experience here The Club at Longview features the Piedmont's only Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course as well as dining, sports and social amenities. BALLANTYNE SPRING 2018 70 Pro Perspective

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