CALUMET

WHAT

PGA Director of Golf

WHERE

Served as the PGA Director of Golf Operations & Membership and as the face of the club to members, guests, and the local community, actively changed the culture of a club and membership that possessed an outstanding Donald Ross-designed golf course.

Calumet CC

Homewood, IL

WHEN

Tournament Operations & Merchandising

  • Completely revamped the club’s tournament schedule after being charged with the responsibility to start from scratch. 

  • Secured & executed the 97th Chicago District Golf Association Championship in 2016, the 87th Illinois State Amateur Championship in 2017, the AJGA Midwest Junior All-Stars Championship in 2017, and an Illinois PGA Stroke Play Championship in 2017.

 

  • Created weekly men’s & ladies leagues from scratch, including clinics, wine tastings, and more.

  • Fully renovated the club’s intimate golf shop to provide more efficient use of space, a fresh look and shopping experience, and more appropriate working conditions for staff. 

 

  • We enjoyed YE gross sales of $275K in 2017 v. $121,000 for FY 2015, maintaining a GPM of 29%, achieved via a 5X increase in softgoods sales, much greater selection, and a dramatic improvement in service.

 

Member Relations

  • Served as the club’s Membership Director capacity since shortly after beginning tenure as PGA Head Professional.

  • Beginning in 2017, became heavily involved with the club’s financial accounting systems and oversaw all A/R & A/P with the assistance of a CPA, expanding my skill set.

2016 - 2017