Recent industry hires and promotions include new General Managers at Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club in Ocean View, Del. and The Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.; an Assistant General Manager at Esplanade Golf & Country Club in Naples, Fla.; Head Golf Professionals at Talisker Club in Park City, Utah and Walpole (Mass.) Country Club; and a Director of Racquet Sports at Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla.
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Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club in Ocean View, Del. named Tim O’Neill as General Manager. O’Neill was most recently Interim General Manager at Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club on Cape Cod, Mass.
The Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. named Mark Gallaudet as General Manager/COO. Gallaudet was most recently Assistant General Manager at Medinah (Ill.) Country Club.
Esplanade Golf & Country Club in Naples, Fla. promoted Joe Sucato to Assistant General Manager. Sucato was most recently Director of Golf at the club.
Talisker Club in Park City, Utah named Melissa Hatten, PGA, LPGA as Head Golf Professional. Hatten was most recently Head Golf Professional at The Nest at Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, Fla.
Walpole (Mass.) Country Club named Jake Leech, PGA as Head Golf Professional. Leech was most recently Head Golf Professional at Plymouth (Mass.) Country Club.
Jupiter Hills Club’s Director of Instruction Jason Baile has been named the South Florida PGA Teacher of the Year for 2022. Baile, a TPI Certified Level 3 instructor, coaches players of all skill levels, included those from the PGA, LPGA, PGA Tour Champion, Canadian and Latin American Tours.
Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla. named Kainoa Rosa as Director of Racquet Sports. Rosa was previously Director of Tennis & Operations at Apollo Beach (Fla.) Racquet & Fitness Club.
The Mid Ocean Club in Hamilton, Bermuda named Kenton Brunson, MBA as Director of Agronomy. Brunson was most recently Director of Agronomy at Phoenix (Ariz.) Country Club.
Landscapes Golf Management named Chris Lewis, CGCS as Director of Agronomy and Maintenance. Lewis was previously Golf Course Superintendent and General Manager at Broadlands Golf Course in Broomfield, Colo. before overseeing several of Landscapes Golf Management’s public, semi-private and private properties as Rocky Mountains Regional Superintendent.
John Deere named Alexandria Shock as Training Center Manager. Shock was most recently a Territory Business Manager for the company.