Golf News for Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | People

Ray Garbiras named as new general manager at The Georgia Club

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Mosaic Clubs & Resorts has named Ray Garbiras as general manager at The Georgia Club, an upscale, planned golf community just east of Atlanta, near the college town of Athens, Ga., according to company president, Steve Willy.

Garbiras brings over 20 years of club and golf management background to The Georgia Club. He most recently headed a Nashville-based entrepreneurial venture in the golf industry. Prior to that Garbiras was general manager at RiverTowne Country Club, host of the 2007 and 2008 Annika Sorenstam LPGA Invitational in Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

He previously held the general manager position at Windermere Golf Club and Olde Atlanta Golf Club, both located in north Atlanta. Prior to that, Garbiras was general manager at Cobblestone Golf Course, which is located in Acworth, Ga., and is also managed by Mosaic.

"It is wonderful to have Ray back on board with Mosaic," said Willy. "Ray prides himself on his attention to detail, strong member relationships and leading his employees to better serve club members. He will be a great addition to The Georgia Club."

Originally from Johnson City, Tenn., Garbiras attended Bluefield College in Virginia. He has been a Class-A member of the PGA of America since 1999.

For club membership or tee-time information at The Georgia Club call 770-725-8100 or visit online at www.thegeorgiaclub.com.

About Mosaic Clubs & Resorts
Mosaic Clubs & Resorts, LLC, previously Affiniti Golf Partners, is an Atlanta-based golf management company, whose partners and principals have broad experience building, owning, and operating over 200 clubs worldwide. The company currently manages private, resort and daily fee clubs, including Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., and Rancho Viejo Resort in south Texas. Mosaic Clubs & Resorts brings expertise to all aspects of golf and country club community functions. It also has its own proprietary training division, Mosaic Universiti, which leads Mosaic associates forward in their personal and professional development.

About The Georgia Club
The Georgia Club is Georgia's premier golf and country club community. Nestled on 1,500 acres that cover parts of Oconee and Barrow counties, The Georgia Club is currently home to nearly 250 families. Conveniently located within 12 miles of Athens and less than 50 miles from metro Atlanta, the club offers easy access to two of Georgia's most vibrant cities. The club features 27 holes of championship golf, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center and tennis facilities. In addition, residents are treated to a wide variety of social events throughout the year, including wine dinners, golf tournaments, special holiday brunches, lectures, seasonal events, junior sports camps, ladies luncheons, holiday activities and more.

For Further Information:
Kaitlin Looby, Director of Marketing
Mosaic Clubs & Resorts
678-679-0523 x303
Kaitlin.Looby@MosaicClubs.com

Warren Grant
Windfall Communications
404-266-2351
windfall72@aol.com