Senior Managing Director & Partner
License FL: SL3270686
Rob Waldron, Senior Managing Director and Partner at Leisure Investment Properties Group, LLC, specializes in Golf Courses, Resorts, and Master Planned Communities. In 2013, he joined the National Golf & Resort Properties Group of Marcus and Millichap Real Estate Investment Services as an Investment Advisor, focusing on golf markets in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, Midwest, and Florida.
With a distinguished career spanning over 30 years in the Golf & Hospitality Industry, Mr. Waldron has held management positions with respected firms such as Marriott Corporation, Fore Golf, Legg Mason Real Estate Services, and Indigo Golf Partners (FKA Billy Casper Golf). His extensive background in finance, operations, marketing, acquisitions, brokerage, debt placement, business development, and consulting uniquely positions him to offer valuable insights into the underwriting and sale of golf course assets.
Mr. Waldron’s notable achievements include managing the acquisition of nine golf courses, brokering the sale of over $100 million in golf course assets, underwriting financing exceeding $250 million for golf course transactions, and direct involvement in an advisory capacity for more than 300 golf course projects. Rob has also participated as an equity investor in multiple golf properties.
As a published author, Mr. Waldron has contributed numerous articles to golf trade publications and has been a featured speaker for National and Regional Golf Industry events. He has actively served on the Board of Directors of the Mid Atlantic Chapter of the National Golf Course Owners Association, the Washington Metropolitan Golf Association, and Argyle Country Club. Additionally, he has volunteered as a Rules Official for USGA, MSGA, MAGA, and WMGA golf tournaments and has been a member of the Golf Digest “100 Greatest Courses in America” Panel since 1998. Mr. Waldron holds a BS in Finance from Penn State University and a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License.
Qualifications & Awards
- Penn State University – B.S. in Finance
- Temple University, Fox School of Business MBA Program – Marketing Major
- The Appraisal Institute
- Leisure Investment Properties Group Partner and Senior Managing Director
- Indigo Golf Partners (formerly Billy Casper Golf) – Manager of Acquisitions & New Business Development
- Legg Mason Real Estate Services, Golf Division – AVP
- Fore Golf – Regional VP of Operations
- Marriott Corporation, Marriott Management Services Division – Regional Controller
- Golf Digest Magazine: “America’s 100 Greatest” Panelist
- Mid-Atlantic Golf Course Owners Association: Member of Board of Directors
- Washington Metropolitan Golf Association: Member of Board of Directors
- United States Golf Association: Rules Official
Rob In the News
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Odessa Golf Club Sold
“We are excited to be the new stewards of such a great 36-hole property in a market we are very familiar with,” Miraglia said in a statement, “and look forward to investing the needed capital to improve the facilities and the courses for all players in the Tampa Bay market.”
Club and Resort Business
Black Bear GC On the Market at $2.3M
“Low overhead costs and a recently renewed permit to draw 100 million gallons of irrigation water per year at no cost contribute to making Black Bear Golf Club a prudent investment,” Waldron added.
Palm Cove G&YC, Evergreen Club Sold
Robert Waldron, investment advisor for the Leisure Investment Properties Group, represented both the seller, Palm Cove Holdings, LLC and the buyer, KVC Golf, LLC in the sale of Palm Cove Golf & Yacht Club.