BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) – A new $25 million golf entertainment complex is coming to Bossier City in 2025.
KSLA News 12 was at the groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Feb. 9 and spoke to the people behind the project. Chasing Aces was founded by a Shreveport native whose had a passion for golf his entire life.
“This is an entertainment facility. This is a product of golf, but this is for the whole community. You can bring your families here and enjoy a fun family environment,” said CEO and founder John Dudley.
The development will be in Bossier City near Margaritaville Resort-Casino
“When we started developing this idea, we knew that being on the riverfront in this entertainment district would be the best place for us to do it and to excel for the community,” Dudley said.
Lisa Johnson, the president of the Bossier Chamber of Commerce, highlighted this project’s home-grown ownership.
“We have local folks that believe in this community [who are] willing to invest in this community and bring this great golfing entertainment complex to us,” she said.
The BRF Entrepreneurial Accelerator program helped Chasing Aces with startup services.
“This is exactly what we want to happen. This quality of life I mentioned earlier, we need more quality of life stuff and that will help bring more manufacturing jobs and high-tech jobs to our community,” said BRF CEO John F. George.
The development is expected to bring 120 jobs once its opened and 200 construction jobs.
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