SOURCE: Talking Rock

April 02, 2007 03:00 ET

Prescott Arizona Home Community, Talking Rock, Selects OB Sports Management to Oversee Club Operations

PRESCOTT, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 2, 2007 -- Talking Rock, a private, master planned community located just north of Prescott, Arizona, has appointed OB Sports Golf Management to oversee club operations for the community's golf course and clubhouse-style facility, the Ranch Compound. OB Sports is managing all aspects of club operations at Talking Rock, including the Prescott, Arizona golf operations, food and beverage services, turf care, and member relations.

According to Phil Green, president of OB Sports Golf Management, "OB Sports is honored to join the Talking Rock team. With the completion of the Ranch Compound, Talking Rock's world class golf course will be complemented by a truly world-class amenity."

To be fully operational by July, the Ranch Compound is a 32,000-square-foot complex containing resort-style amenities including fitness facilities; a regulation sized lap pool; tennis courts; golf locker rooms; a post office; coffee shop; and numerous dining options. A Jay-Morrish-designed 7,350-yard championship golf course intertwines throughout Talking Rock's custom homesites, Ranch Cottages and Ranch Homes.

"Our residents enjoy Talking Rock for the ease of living and the top-notch service provided by our staff. With the assistance of OB Sports we can ensure this same level of service will sustain as we prepare for the Ranch Compound grand opening," stated Jim Leisenring, general manager of Talking Rock.

About Talking Rock:

Offering the best of both worlds, Prescott real estate community Talking Rock is located in a peaceful, rural setting, yet is just minutes from Prescott where homeowners have access to shopping, dining, entertainment and numerous outdoor recreational opportunities. The 3,400-acre private, luxury home community encompasses a casual western lifestyle and the amenities of an exclusive country club. Talking Rock's Jay Morrish-designed 7,350-yard championship golf course intertwines through more than 1,000 preserved acres, presenting residents with the spaciousness of Arizona's high country.

The real estate in Prescott, AZ at Talking Rock is a development of Harvard Investments, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based real estate development company respected for its high quality, residential projects throughout the Southwest. Harvard designed and developed communities are found in Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas, Texas; and in Phoenix, Sedona, and Tucson, Ariz.

More information on Talking Rock and Harvard Investments, Inc. can be found at www.talkingrockranch.com.

About OB Sports:

OB Sports currently manages 25 premier golf facilities throughout the United States and Mexico. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, the company has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com or call 480-948-1300.