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"We're very excited to bring Rick onboard as a key contributor to our continued success," said Darlene Mohlke, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Castle & Cooke. "He has an impressive track record managing large projects and his amicable, approachable personality is perfect for the team-oriented environment at Saddle Creek." read more

"We're very excited to bring Scott back to Eagle Golf," said company president and CEO Joe Munsch. "There are many important factors that lead to success in our industry, but the cornerstone of Eagle Golf has always been great golf course conditions. Scott's experience and expertise will aid us in continuing to deliver industry-best course conditions throughout our 31 courses." read more

"I am excited by the opportunity to lead CMAA and build upon the success that the organization has enjoyed. As we embark upon this next chapter in CMAA's history, I am confident that we will continue to develop and promote the high standards of professionalism, leadership and education our members expect. I look forward to a bright future for the club industry," said Morgan. read more

"Gautam has been an invaluable asset to Mosaic and Affiniti over the last decade," said Mosaic President Steve Willy. "His remarkable capacity to broaden the culture at private member clubs while ensuring the fiscal health of those clubs is a hallmark of his exemplary career." read more

"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to come to MacGregor Downs Country Club and excited to share my knowledge and experiences to help grow the game for our members and their families," said Crooks, who served the past six years as Head Golf Professional at Crooked Creek Golf Club in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. read more

"We are very pleased to add another top flight Troon General Manager to lead the onsite operations team at the Clubs of St. James. With Ken's leadership experience and his proven track record with Troon we expect a seamless transition for our associates and our membership," said Jay Atkinson, representing the ownership group of St. James Plantation. read more

"Mike is a seasoned pro and a golf industry veteran," said Ross Kvinge, President of PowerBilt. "His affable personality and deep ties with Tour pros will definitely benefit us in helping get Powerbilt equipment into the hands of Tour pros. Our staff is very excited to have Mike on board." read more

"We are pleased to welcome Bill [Maynard] and Darrell [Crall] as trustees for the EIFG, and we look forward to their input as we continue to make a positive difference for the future of the game," said Keith A. Ihms, CGCS, president of the GCSAA and head of the seven member Board of Trustees for the EIFG. read more

"Working closely with Tony for many years, I've seen firsthand how his sharp mind, amicable personality and relentless work ethic directly contributed to the growth of our resort and success of the Island Resort Championship," said Kenneth Meshigaud, tribal chairperson. "I expect the Hannahville Indian Community to be gratified with their selection of Tony Mancilla for years to come." read more

"Both scholarship recipients have been active volunteers within their community, and in conjunction with the New Jersey Golf Foundation and NJPGA special events and programs," said Chris Hunt, Executive Director, New Jersey Golf Foundation. "Peter Famiano was the consummate professional that always gave back and helped others, so we are thrilled to support the continuing education of these deserving individuals." read more

"I am honored and excited to be selected to serve in this new role for Troon," said Piekarski. "Troon's proprietary revenue management practices take a calculated approach, whereby data is driving the decisions. In my new role I look forward to extracting this data, helping our course operators and owners with revenue management and growing their rounds and revenues." read more

"I couldn't be more pleased to be embarking on a new mission," Chuck Thiry said. "It's the next logical step in my career, and I look forward to serving the company in this new role. I greatly appreciate the vote of confidence from Mr. Sano and Mr. Harman." read more

"We certainly appreciate the longtime support of Par Aide and congratulate these students and their parents," said GCSAA President Keith A. Ihms, CGCS. "This is just another example where industry has given back to the profession and recognizes the hard work of GCSAA members." read more

"It was a great week in both Cape Cod and Framingham, Mass. Thursday the 19th I had the great pleasure to work with Jane Frost, PGA/LPGA. To say two golf professionals could be on the same page is a major understatement when it comes to the ideas and coaching methodologies we shared," said Glen Coombe. read more

"Jeff is an incredible talent with a level of proven experience that will enable the PGA of America to effectively integrate all aspects of our business, to drive greater value to our members and grow the game," said PGA CEO Pete Bevacqua. "Jeff is a visionary whose collaborative approach across a wide range of multi-media platforms will enable the PGA to maximize our many business opportunities." read more