Recent industry hires and promotions include new General Managers at Winter Park (Fla.) Racquet Club, Tiburon (Calif.) Peninsula Club, and Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md.; new Directors of Golf at Houston (Texas) Country Club and the Field Club of Omaha (Neb.); and a new Director of Golf Instruction at Baltimore (Md.) Country Club.
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Winter Park (Fla.) Racquet Club named Tanya Barshell as General Manager. Barshell was most recently General Manager/COO at Mount Kisco (N.Y.) Country Club
Tiburon (Calif.) Peninsula Club named Lukasz Monka, CCM as General Manager. Monka was most recently Director of Wellness Operations and General Manager in Training at The Landings Club in Savannah, Ga.
Columbia Country Club in Chevy Chase, Md. named Bill Jankowski as General Manager. Jankowski was most recently General Manager at Cattail Creek Country Club in Glenwood, Md.
Lookout Mountain (Ga.) Club named Andrew Orbison, CCM as General Manager/COO. Orbison was most recently Assistant General Manager at Augusta (Ga.) Country Club.
Tradition Golf Club in La Quinta, Calif. named Kyle Draper, CCM as General Manager. Draper was most recently General Manager/COO at The Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Temple Terrace (Fla.) Golf and Country Club named John Harbison, PGA, CMAA as General Manager. Harbison was most recently General Manager at Harmony (Fla.) Golf Preserve.
Hillcrest Country Club in Lincoln, Neb. named Robert Rodgers, CMAA as General Manager.
Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club in Naples, Fla. named Christoper Loper as Clubhouse Manager; Kari Davidson as Operations Manager; and Michael Bandus as Executive Chef. Loper was previously at The Boston College Club, The Country Club and The Union Club of Boston; Davidson was most recently at Glen Eagle Golf and Country Club and The Hideaway Beach Club; and Bandus was previously at The Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne, The Ritz Carlton Naples Golf Resort and Moorings Park at Grey Oaks.
Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. promoted Bobby Barrett, PGA to Director of Golf. Barrett was most recently Head Golf Professional at the club.
Houston (Texas) Country Club named Simon Buckle, PGA as Director of Golf. Buckle was most recently Director of Golf at Silverleaf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Coldstream Country Club in Cincinnati, Ohio named Garrett Rodgers, PGA as Director of Golf. Rodgers was most recently Senior Assistant Golf Professional at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club.
Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach, Calif. promoted Robert Pang to Director of Golf. Pang was most recently Head Golf Professional at the club.
The Field Club of Omaha (Neb.) named Al Peterson III, PGA as Director of Golf. Peterson was most recently PGA Professional at the Country Club of Lincoln (Neb.).
The Amelia Island (Fla.) Club named Sean Rice, PGA as Director of Golf. Rice was most recently Director of Golf at Black Creek Club in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Dennis Rye, Director of Golf at Mizner Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., was awarded the 2022 Southeast PGA Chapter Merchandiser of the Year for Private Clubs.
Baltimore (Md.) Country Club named Cathy Kim as Director of Golf Instruction. Kim was most recently Teaching Professional/Head of Girls’ and Women’s Programming at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Va.
Point Hardy Golf Club at Cabot Saint Lucia named Nivel Felicien as Head Golf Professional. Felicien was most recently Lead Assistant Golf Professional at the Los Angeles (Calif.) Country Club.
Marietta (Ga.) Country Club named Troy Spencer as Head Golf Professional. Spencer was most recently Head Golf Professional at Myers Park Country Club in Charlotte, N.C.
Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, N.J. named Connor Mulcahy, PGA as Head Golf Professional. Mulcahy was most recently Assistant Golf Professional at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
The Country Club at DC Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. named Abby Parsons, PGA as PGA Professional. Parsons was previously an Assistant Golf Professional at Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run in Kohler, Wis. and Coral Creek Club in Placida, Fla.
Rio Verde (Ariz.) Country Club named Travis Boone as Assistant Golf Professional and Garrett Granlund as Director of Instruction. Boone most recently served at Copper Canyon Golf Club in Buckeye, Ariz. where he was a key member of the club’s agronomy team. Granlund was most recently at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club in Fountain Hills, Ariz. where he was an Assistant Golf Professional.
Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples, Fla. named Mike Curran as Director of Racquets. Curran was most recently at Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club in Fort Myers, Fla.
Hunters Run in Boynton Beach, Fla. named Eric Faro as Director of Tennis. Faro was most recently Director of Sports at Valencia Cove, also in Boynton Beach.
Loblolly in Hobe Sound, Fla. named David DiSesa as Director of Racquets. DiSesa was most recently Director of Racquets at Wianno Club in Osterville, Mass.(Summers) and Associate Tennis Professional at Jupiter Island Club in Hobe Sound, FL (Winters).
Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club in Abaco, The Bahamas named Jenna Worswick as Director of Athletics. Worswick was most recently Strength and Conditioning Coach at the United States Tennis Association in Orlando, Fla.
The Utah Golf Course Superintendents Association (GCSA) named Pat Christoffer, Director of Agronomy at Red Ledges in Heber City, Utah, the “Superintendent of the Year.” Christoffer, a 25-year golf industry veteran, has been with Red Ledges since its inception in 2007.
Bay Head (N.J.) Yacht Club named Marc Bouchard as Executive Chef. Bouchard was most recently Executive Sous Chef at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, Calif.
Pine Lake Country Club in Orchard Lake, Mich. named Joseph Nader as Executive Chef. Nader was most recently Co-Founder & Chef of Hardcore Meals/Guilt Chocolates in Redford, Mich.
The Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst, N.C. named Adam Deviney as Executive Chef. Deviney was previously the Executive Sous Chef at The Club at Mediterra in Naples, Fla., the Executive Chef at The Traditions Club in College Station, Texas, as well as executive chef positions at hotels, and airline and event companies.
The Apawamis Club in Rye, N.Y. named Ryan Foo, CEC as Executive Chef. Foo was most recently Executive Chef/Director of Culinary Operations at Upper Montclair Country Club in Clifton, N.J.
Greenwich (Conn.) Country Club named Karie Torroll as Chief Financial Officer. Torroll was most recently Chief Financial Officer at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo.
The Century Association in New York, N.Y. named Michael Mencarelli as Chief Financial & Administrative Officer. Mencarelli was most recently Chief Financial Officer at Lawrence Woodmere Academy in Woodmere, N.Y.
Hudson National Golf Club in Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. named Dustin Wade, CCM as Chief Business Officer. Wade was most recently Chief Financial Officer at The Briar Club in Houston, Texas.
KemperSports named Steve Goris as Senior Vice President of KemperSports Venues and promoted Jeremy Goldblatt to Chief Operating Officer. Goris most recently served as Senior Vice President of Vieste, LLC, while Goldblatt was the company’s Executive Vice President of Managed and Leased Services.
Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, Mich. promoted Karyn Thorr to Chief Operating Officer. Thorr has been an employee for 29 years and has managed many different departments at Crystal. She succeeds John Melcher, who served as COO prior to being named CEO last December.
Audubon International named Dr. Bill Brown as Director of Conservation Initiatives. Brown’s immediate tasks with Audubon International include overseeing the organization’s collaborations with the Monarchs in the Rough, Raptor Relocation Network, and BioBlitz programs.