Press Release

TPC Tampa Bay Announces Craig Cliver as General Manager

Tampa Bay, FL – Heritage Golf Group is proud to announce the appointment of Craig Cliver as the new General Manager for TPC Tampa Bay, a Heritage Golf Group public, daily fee golf facility. TPC Tampa Bay features 18-holes of championship golf designed by Bobby Weed that winds through natural wetlands, cypress heads and lagoons, providing the perfect backdrop for spectacular golf.

Cliver comes to this position with over 15 years of expertise in the golf industry and is a Level 1 and 2 Instructor certified by the Titleist Performance Institute. In this new role, Cliver is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and operating results of TPC Tampa Bay and its new restaurant ¡CUATRO. His strong leadership, passion for the game of golf, and extensive industry knowledge will ensure the further success of TPC Tampa Bay.

Prior to his position at TPC Tampa Bay, Cliver served as General Manager at The Emerald Bay Club in Bullard, Texas. Cliver also worked as Head Gold Professional & Assistant Golf Professional for The Emerald Bay Club. Cliver received his PGA Certification and became National PGA Ambassador. Throughout his career, Cliver has held several high-level Board and Executive positions. He served as the Education Chairman for the Southern California Metro Chapter and was also a Board Member. Prior to becoming a Chairman, Cliver was on the Employment & Education Committee and the Special Awards Committee. Cliver is a graduate of Auburn University in Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Since being built in 1991, the facility has earned numerous accolades, including a 4 ½ star rating in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.” It has annually been voted the top golf course in the Tampa Tribune’s Readers’ Choice Awards and has also been named the “Top Golf Facility in West Central Florida” and one of the top five in the State by the readers of Florida Golf Magazine.

For more information about TPC Tampa Bay, please call (813) 949-0090 or visit

About The Collection On Hilton Head Island

The Heritage Golf Collection ( features a group of four premier, resort-style golf clubs including seven award-winning golf courses and 135 holes of golf on Hilton Head Island, SC. Owned and managed by Heritage Golf Group, The Heritage Golf Collection includes Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, Shipyard Golf Club, Palmetto Hall Plantation Club and Oyster Reef Golf Club. With a variety of resort amenities, “Stay & Play” packages and a private country club atmosphere, the Heritage Golf Collection on Hilton Head Island is the perfect choice for the perfect vacation.

About Heritage Golf Group

Heritage Golf Group (, established in 1999, is an innovative, industry leading hospitality company and owner/operator of premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties spanning Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Texas. Guided by the principle of evolving the private club and golf business experience to the highest level, each individual club’s amenities and operational systems are tailored to augment their one-of-a-kind assets. With a commitment to delivering memorable experiences to its members and guests, the company is constantly expanding their team of experts in operations, golf, culinary, lodging, fitness, agronomy and special events. Backed by the financial strength of Tower Three Partners, an operationally oriented private equity firm, Heritage Golf Group is uniquely poised to expand through the acquisition of a tightly focused and selective group of upscale clubs.


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