Golf News for Friday, February 24, 2012 | People

Eric Claxton promoted to Senior Director of Golf - Hyatt Resorts

AUSTIN/BASTROP, Texas -- Eric Claxton has expanded his Golf Hyatt responsibilities in a new role as Senior Director of Golf - Hyatt Resorts.

Claxton will still maintain duties at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort/Wolfdancer Golf Club, which he helped open in July 2006, but also act as the liaison between the corporate office and Hyatt's golf operations. Foremost, he will be involved in standardizing and growing the Golf Hyatt brand with the current portfolio of 21 resorts across the United States and the Caribbean.

The Ohio native also opened the Hyatt Chesapeake Bay Resort/River Marsh Golf Club as Director of Golf in August 2002 and started with the company at the Hyatt Dorado Beach in January 2001.

He graduated from Ferris State University's PGM Program in 1999 and received PGA Class A Membership in 2000.

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