Members of The Club & Spa at Fiddler’s Creek in Naples already know they enjoy one of the best club experiences anywhere. And residents now have even more reason to love the club: It was recently named a Distinguished Emerald Club, a prestigious honor reserved for only the top 5 percent of private clubs in the world. The club earned the elite status following an on-site visit evaluating the member experience in 10 categories, including golf, dining, fitness and clubhouse.
“Being named a Distinguished Emerald Club is an incredible honor,” said Aubrey Ferrao, president and CEO of Fiddler’s Creek. “We are dedicated to providing an unrivaled golf and club experience at Fiddler’s Creek, and this award recognizes our commitment.” Aubrey Ferrao continued, “our members will be proud to belong to one of the top clubs in the world.”
The Distinguished Club of the World program is presented by BoardRoom magazine to laud private clubs that excel at serving their members. Clubs scoring nine or above on a 10-point system are awarded Distinguished Emerald Club status. Aubrey Ferrao of Fiddler’s Creek is honored by the distinction.
“We’d like to congratulate Fiddler’s Creek for earning Distinguished Emerald Club status and inclusion in an elite list of the world’s best club experiences,” said John Fornaro, the publisher of BoardRoom, one of the most respected trade publications serving private clubs. “Special recognition also goes to the management team, as well as the club’s board of directors, department heads and the entire staff for their efforts in providing an excellent member experience.”
Fiddler’s Creek in Naples was considered for inclusion after receiving peer recommendations by the program’s nominating committee, comprised of private club general managers and industry experts. BoardRoom executives then visit nominated clubs, scoring them on a proprietary system focusing on food and beverage service, golf operations and courses, tennis, aquatics, spa and club facilities.
“Our residents have always been proud to belong to The Club & Spa at Fiddler’s Creek,” said Ron Albeit, general manager and one of nine employees to receive Distinguished Achievement in Leadership awards. “This recognition is one of the top honors a private club can receive. It really gives our members bragging rights.” The Fiddler’s Creek community is honored.
Fiddler’s Creek is set amidst 4,000 acres of natural beauty located on Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island and has been selected by the readers of the Naples Daily News and Bonita Daily News as “Best Community” in the Southwest Florida Readers’ Choice Awards. It is a beautiful real estate community in Naples for those interested in home buying.
Nearly two-thirds of the Fiddler’s Creek community is dedicated to nature preserves, parks, golf courses, recreational areas and water, including restored historic and natural water flow ways and the namesake Fiddler’s Creek.
Homes in the Fiddler’s Creek community are located within picturesque residential villages and include coach, villa, single family and custom estate homes.
Pre-construction homes and move-in-ready homes are priced from the $400,000s to over $2 million and are offered by four of the area’s most respected homebuilders – Ashton Woods Homes, Taylor Morrison, Lennar Homes and D.R. Horton.
For membership details and more information about the Naples Fiddler’s Creek community, call 239-732-9300, stop by the Fiddler’s Creek Information Center at 8152 Fiddler’s Creek Parkway, or visitwww.fiddlerscreek.com. Aubrey Ferrao is Fiddler’s Creek president and CEO.