Delivering fun
with passion

Our Company

Improving Your Drive, Drives Us

Every decision we make for the future of GolfSuites is informed by our collective Mission, Vision and Values.

Mission

To provide a fun, inclusive and engaging golf-themed entertainment facility centered on gaming, hospitality and game improvement while helping to grow the game of golf.

Vision

To be the destination of choice for golf-related gaming, game improvement, events, and entertainment across the US and internationally.

 Values

• To treat all guests and associates with care and empathy as if they were family
• To provide an environment supporting fun, inclusivity and collaboration
• To provide state-of-the art technology, premium hospitality and passionate associates
• To deliver fun and exceptional and consistent customer service in all that we do
• To be considered a community asset and model business by associates, guests and local constituents

partnerships and opportunities

Building Upon A Solid Foundation

Financial Opportunity

As part of our intended Reg A+ offering for GolfSuites 1 and our intended offerings for other GolfSuites entities, investors will own shares of Preferred Stock in GolfSuites, and if funds are legally available, will be paid monthly dividend payments from the time of investment starting one month afterwards, calculated at an 8% annual rate. Based on their investment level, investors will also qualify for special membership benefits and facility access, branded merchandise, food and beverage credits and other select personalized recognition items.

Our Partnerships

GolfSuites has begun to secure partnerships with best-in-class industry leaders and will continue to develop strategic relationships with major brands and value-added partners to provide the best experience for all guests. Our partnership with Kyle Morris and the Golf Room provides aspiring and more serious players with a “tour-like” holistic learning environment including swing instruction, fitness and rehabilitation, mental training, and college golf recruiting for elite juniors.

The Experts

Meet Our Team

Our experienced and talented team averages nearly 30 years each and is poised to create the next big thing in golf.

Gerald Ellenburg

Gerald Ellenburg

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Jerry has 35 years of experience in real estate ownership, management, and finance in multi-family properties and principal and over $750 million in debt and equity financings. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and is a California-licensed CPA (inactive).

John Galvin

John Galvin

Chief Marketing & Experience Officer

John has 32 years in marketing, branding, experience design, advertising, and promotion for companies such as Ford, JP Morgan Chase, Citi, Lowe’s, Victoria’s Secret, Express, Champion Sportswear, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and many other major brands. John is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

Ryan T. Koenig

Ryan T. Koenig

Development Director

Ryan has spent over 20 years in real estate development and construction with companies including Wood Partners, Camden Properties, Turner Construction, and Zaremba Development. Ryan has overseen $500 million+ in completed construction.

Kyle Morris

Kyle Morris

Golf Director

Kyle played eight years of professional golf on tour. Following eight professional wins, he created The Golf Room, a holistic coaching facility in Dublin, Ohio. He was named by Golf Digest as one of the Best Young Instructors, and was included in Best Teachers in the State of Ohio. He also received a Master Certification with Trackman and serves as an NBC Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach. Kyle is a graduate of Seton Hall University.

Nicholas V. Flanagan

Nicholas V. Flanagan

President & Chief Operating Officer

Nick is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining GolfSuites, he was the Senior Vice President of Restaurant and Retail Operations for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. He has also served in leadership roles at Metromedia Restaurant Group and S&A Restaurant Group.

Tom LaPlante

Tom LaPlante

Chief Technology & Strategy Officer

Tom is the former CIO of TopGolf and has more than 30 years of experience and a broad background in the fields of management consulting, travel, hospitality, retail, casino, and entertainment. Tom is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

David A. Morris III

David A. Morris III

Consulting Chief Financial Officer

David has over 30 years of experience in finance and financial forensics. David will oversee tax planning, compliance, accounting, audit, forecasts and investment analysis. Mr. Morris’ career has included the Vice-Presidency of Finance at Belz Enterprises, a large real estate development and management company, and other major corporations. David is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, and is a Tennessee-licensed CPA.

Scott McCurry

Scott McCurry

Vice President of Operations

Scott is an Operations Executive with over 25 years of experience in the Hospitality and Entertainment Industry. Previously, Scott was the National Director of Topgolf.  At Topgolf he opened the first venue that started the growth of the brand. Building the six venue brand to over 40 venues each averaging $20 million in revenue a year in five years.

Scott Smylie

Scott Smylie

General Counsel & Secretary

During his career, Scott has represented real estate developers, lenders, landlords and tenants, and business entities in a variety of corporate and real estate-related transactions. Scott earned his Juris Doctor and his Master’s of Science in Real Estate from the University of Florida.

Rod Turner

Rod Turner

Strategic Advisor

Rod is the founder and CEO of Manhattan Street Capital. Rod was a senior executive at Symantec from Jan 1985 to March 1993 and has played a key role in building successful companies including Symantec/Norton (SYMC), Ashton-Tate (TATE), MicroPort and Knowledge Adventure. Rod co-founded Irvine Ventures in 1999.

Michael Zylstra

Michael Zylstra

Chief Administrative Officer

Michael is the former VP, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., with over 26 years of experience in executive management, legal, litigation, risk management, human resources, employee relations, and public company corporate governance.

Ryan Ellenburg

Ryan Ellenburg

Capital Markets Associate

Ryan has 18 years of experience in the construction, IT, and security technology sphere. He has overseen $300M of completed construction projects and $200M in IT/security infrastructure work. Ryan has worked for and represented companies such as Facebook, Google, Dropbox, Pandora, Home Depot, Publix, and more.

Our Story

About GolfSuites & KGEM Golf, Inc.

Early days of KGEM Golf at site visits in Tampa, FL.

KGEM Golf, Inc. (formerly KGE, LLC) was formed in 2016 to develop and operate a chain of golf entertainment and learning centers. In 2018 the company developed and registered the trade name “GolfSuites” along with other branded assets to better represent the company with target consumers, strategic partners and suppliers, media and other key stakeholders.

GolfSuites will bring together the most realistic golf entertainment and holistic game improvement experience, including a 300+ yard driving range, simulated green sites and hazards, professional quality golf balls and equipment, coaching, restaurants, bars, multiple types of video and live music entertainment all under one roof.

Our next generation, golf entertainment facility will leverage state-of-the-art technology, upgraded member and VIP amenities and superior hospitality to deliver engaging, fun customer experiences for both avid and recreational sports enthusiasts. Our facilities will be designed to effectively host corporate meetings and team building events, fundraisers, family celebrations, national skill event qualifiers and professional showcase events. GolfSuites is targeting avid and novice golfers, families, Millennials and other segments seeking recreation and entertainment in golf complexes.

The company will initially be sourcing and satisfying ongoing development and operational capital needs from several sources including the use of six (6) Regulation A+ funding rounds starting with GolfSuites 1 (Midwest Region), which is currently accepting investments.

Contact

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If you have further questions or comments about our company or offering, or if you are interested in career opportunities at GolfSuites, contact us today.

GolfSuites is a next generation, golf entertainment and game improvement facility that leverages state-of-the-art technology, upgraded member and VIP amenities and superior hospitality to deliver engaging, fun customer experiences for both avid and recreational sports enthusiasts. In addition to delivering the most realistic golfing entertainment experience, there will be comfortable lounge areas for parties, entertainment, food and beverage service as well as opportunities for family, corporate and team building events.

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John Galvin
GolfSuites / KGEM Golf, Inc.