Recent industry hires and promotions include new a General Manager at Crystal Tree Country Club in Orland Park, Ill.; a new Director of Club Operations at Augusta (Ga.) National Golf Club; new Head Golf Professionals at Sand Valley in Necoosa, Wis., Bing Maloney Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif., and Gaston Country Club in Gastonia, N.C.; and a new Events and Catering Manager at Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla.
Here are some of the recent new hires and promotions announced by club and resort properties and other companies in the club industry. Announcements and photos for this regular People on the Move report can be submitted at https://clubandresortbusiness.com/submit-industry-news/.
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Crystal Tree Country Club in Orland Park, Ill. named Andrew Phelan, PGA as General Manager. Phelan was previously Director of Golf at The Sanctuary Golf Club in Sanibel Island, Fla. and The Club at Wynstone in North Barrington, Ill.
Wolferts Roost Country Club in Albany, N.Y. named Egan Willard as General Manager. Willard was previously General Manager Adirondack League Club in Old Forge, N.Y.
Augusta National Golf Club promoted Kevin Bozada, CCM to Director of Club Operations. Bozada was most recently Clubhouse Manager.
Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples, Fla. named Marty DeAngelo as Senior Director of Golf. DeAngelo was most recently Director Of Golf Operations at Medinah Country Club.
The Crosby Club in San Diego, Calif. named Anthony Valverde, PGA as Director of Golf. Valverde was most recently Head Golf Professional at The Crossings at Carlsbad (Calif.).
Sand Valley in Necoosa, Wis. promoted Ryan Glodowski to Head Golf Professional. Glodowski joined the resort as Assistant Golf Professional in 2020 and was most recently First Assistant Golf Professional.
Bing Maloney Golf Course in Sacramento, Calif. named Willie Toney, PGA as Head Golf Professional. Toney is a former golf professional at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif.
Gaston Country Club in Gastonia, N.C. named Jeffrey Headman as Head Golf Professional. Headman was most recently Head Golf Professional at The Cliffs at Mountain Park in Marietta, S.C.
Fall River (Mass.) Country Club named Tim Leigh, PGA as Head Golf Professional. Leigh was previously Head Golf Professional at Brownson Country Club in Shelton, Conn.
TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. named Shawn Hartwig as Executive Chef. Hartwig previously worked as the Executive Chef for Topeka Country Club and The Raphael Hotel in Kansas City.
Hokuli’a in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii named George Gomes Jr. as Executive Chef. Gomes most recently served as Executive Chef at the Royal Kona Resort.
Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla. named Olivia Pierson as Events and Catering Manager. Pierson began her private club management career almost 10 years ago at Fiddlesticks Country Club followed by four years at The Country Club of Naples as Events Manager.
Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton, Pa. named Luke Wynen as Director of Sales. Wynen was most recently Director of Sales Training and Marketing Manager for Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shops.
Troon named Allison Sheaves as Executive Vice President, Human Resources. Sheaves was most recently Vice President – Human Resources, Field Operations at Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Republic Services.
Casa Verde Golf named Arthur Schaupeter as Vice President. Schaupeter will oversee projects for the boutique golf course construction and construction management company. A member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects, Schaupeter has more than 30 years of golf course architecture experience.