Resort Golf Partners
Golf Course Operations, Marketing, Renovations and Overall Facility Assessments
Resort Golf Partners was formed by longtime resort golf course operator Eric Dutt. Dutt, who served as Vice President of Las Vegas Golf Operations for gaming giant Caesars Entertainment from 2000 – 2017 has been involved in the golf course operations arena for over twenty-five years. Dutt first gained notoriety for opening the Badlands Golf Club in Las Vegas 1995 and generating over 51,000 rounds the first year of operation.
Dutt has since gone on to oversee multiple Top 100 golf facilities including Cascata and Rio Secco, both Rees Jones designs located in Las Vegas as well as his latest project, the Jack Nicklaus signature designed Reflection Bay Golf Club, located at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada
Dutt has also been involved in the design and construction of two golf schools, one in Macau and one in Florida for the legendary instructor Butch Harmon. In addition, Dutt has been involved in the design or renovation of multiple courses lending his operations expertise to both initial designs and re-designs, the latest being the renovation of Rio Secco where he worked closely with Rees Jones and Wadsworth Golf Construction to renovate all 18 greens, greenside bunker complexes, new practice facility, new practice greens, construction of multiple forward tees and restoring green to their original size while re-contouring five greens to provide more hole locations.
Dutt’s reputation for executing high-profile events is also well known among golf industry professionals.
As a former Tournament Director for PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and Senior PGA Tour events from 1985-1995 in Las Vegas Dutt is known for his detail and organizational skills for complex golf events. Events such as Tiger Woods Tiger Jam Golf Outing, The Wendy’s Three Tour Challenge, the Harmon’s Heroes Foundation golf events hosted by Butch Harmon as well as many high profile celebrity events has shown that Dutt’s facilities can coordinate and execute high profile events. Courses under his oversight are noted for their financial performance, customer service and attention to detail.Dutt also has proven that he can turn a golf facility around from a financial performance standpoint as evidenced by his success at both Rio Secco and Cascata where he erased multi million dollar operating deficits within short periods of time. Based on his success at those properties he has been asked to review and make recommendations for other golf operations including:
Dutt also has proven that he can turn a golf facility around from a financial performance standpoint as evidenced by his success at both Rio Secco and Cascata where he erased multi million dollar operating deficits within short periods of time. Based on his success at those properties he has been asked to review and make recommendations for other golf operations including: