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Mark Mattingly returns to KemperSports where he held several key roles within the organization during his five-year tenure, including serving as general manager at Eagle Knoll Golf Club, Shoal Creek and Hodge Park. David Kupstas joins KemperSports with more than 30 years of food and beverage and private club experience with Club Corporation. read more

"Dave Elliott shares our vision for providing a first-class, value-filled golf program for members and guests of all ages and abilities," said Shackamaxon Country Club co-owner Christopher Schiavone. "His experience, knowledge and expertise will be tremendous assets to our club as we continue to grow and prosper." read more

"Richard has established exceptional relationships with the top clubs and resorts throughout Northern California," said Martin Nilsson, President of Galvin Green USA. "His devotion to providing customers with the best possible levels of service aligns precisely with our approach to doing business." read more

"Chris comes very highly recommended by our former golf course superintendent, Scott Pavalko and others in the industry," said Katherine Jemsek, president, Jemsek Golf. "He has a strong background in A1A4 bentgrass greens which is used on Dubsdread and also in a system similar to our SubAir system. The transition will be very smooth and he will be able to hit the ground running and get the courses ready for the upcoming season." read more

"I'm excited to get started at Tharanco Lifestyles," said Denise Grande. "I look forward to working with the team to create new licensing opportunities for the Greg Norman Collection and Dunning Golf brands globally." read more

"It will be a pleasure to show my work again this year at Karis Art Gallery, while so many golf devotees will be in town for the RBC Heritage, a popular PGA Tour event," said Hartough. "The beautiful gallery setting is perfect for displaying some of my select giclée and canvas prints." read more

"Dave Elliott shares our vision for providing a first-class, value-filled golf program for members and guests of all ages and abilities," said Shackamaxon Country Club co-owner Christopher Schiavone. "His experience, knowledge and expertise will be tremendous assets to our club as we continue to grow and prosper." read more

Buffalo Communications (Buffalo) - the global golf, sport and lifestyle public relations, branding, marketing-communications and creative services firm - has promoted Tom Williams to Senior Vice President. read more

"I am very excited to have found so much experienced and new talent," said Steve Johns, Director of Sales at Imperial Headwear. "The timing of these hires couldn't have been better. We have a lot of great things going on at Imperial right now, and to have some key people coming in with new energy is exactly what we need." read more

"Holly Taylor has been an important part of the PGA Golf Club family for the past six years," said PGA Golf Club General Manager Jimmy Terry. "With Holly's guidance and expertise, the Golf Club received some of the highest accolades in its history, while the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance was named as one of nation's top practice facilities in the country each year." read more

"Our collection's heritage and great new fabric technologies have already led to strong bookings by discerning merchandisers at top clubs and resorts nationwide," said Wayne Webster, Wolsey's Golf Sales Director. "The addition of Jack and Nikki's expertise will further that process while also helping to ensure our levels of service set the industry standard." read more

"I'm thrilled to be back on Kaua'i and to once again be part of the island's great collection of courses and resorts," said Ito, a 43-year-old Hawaii native. "I look forward to helping Kaua'i Lagoons continue its standing as one of the most scenic and well-regarded courses in Hawaii." read more

"To have the number one teacher in Michigan according to Golf Magazine bring his talents to LochenHeath is a wonderful opportunity. Having Adam and his talented students practicing at LochenHeath elevates our golf program and enhances our membership," said General Manager Kevin O'Brien. read more

"Julie is a bright and engaged student of the turfgrass industry," said Tobey Wagner, president of Sod Solutions. "Her background knowledge of the business and her relationship-building qualities make her the perfect candidate for growing Sod Solutions' brands of turfgrasses in the retail sector. She is a creative, positive individual with a vast understanding of natural grass." read more

"Not many people get to chase their dream in the way we have at The Prairie Club. It's hard to put into words how blessed I feel to have been able to build something this special. It's truly a labor of love--certainly a lot of labor, but mostly love," said Schock. read more

 
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