Cathy Harbin launches management company

Cathy Harbin, a 28-year veteran in the golf industry, has announced the launch of On Course Operations, a new golf course management and consulting company. 

Harbin served as executive director of Golf 20/20 for three years, where she was involved with several national committees. She has a strong relationship with the PGA of America and its Get Golf Ready program, a program she helped launch in 2009 while with Golf 20/20.

"Cathy Harbin is a rare blend of operational expertise, coupled with national service and perspective,” said Steve Mona, president and CEO of the World Golf Foundation. "She is one of the few people I know who has worked on the front lines of a wide variety of golf facilities, has overseen key strategic priorities of multiple golf facilities, yet has also worked with national leaders on issues impacting the health and vitality of the game on a macro level. She has also achieved a record of excellence at every stop during her distinguished career." 

During her four-year tenure with industry leader ClubCorp, Harbin oversaw golf revenue, programming, experiences and public golf.

"Cathy was instrumental in spearheading ClubCorp’s drive to recruit and engage more women, youth and casual golfers,” ClubCorp CEO Eric Affeldt said. “She epitomizes all that is good about our sport and we are fully supportive of her new venture.”

In addition to working with the PGA of America, Harbin’s client list is already growing with brands such as Honours Golf and Arcis Golf, according to a press release.

"Regardless of your task, when your focus is to ensure a balance between delivering memorable experiences, creating a good working environment for your team and producing profits, you will achieve success. It is tried and true and just takes commitment and execution to make it work,” Harbin said.

Harbin was named as one of the most admired golf course operators by Golf Inc. magazine in 2006. 


Where can I contact Cathy and her new company???

Contact info can be found here:

email is and cell phone is 904-669-4919...

Congratulations Cathy regarding your new management venture. You most certainly deserve all the best that life has to offer. I have learned from the best and it has carried from the World Golf Village to the LPGA. The phrase " Memorable Experience " to me other than Warm Greetings sets the tone for an enjoyable round of golf.

CONGRATULATIONS!@*%!! Great news about your company launch! Can't wait to learn more about your venture. Very impressive, as always. Yours in Golf, Kim Thomas #CathyHarbinGrowstheGame

She's the best of the best! Smart, utilizes good judgement and is constantly aware of the well being of her team. Congratulations Cathy and you'll do great!

Could not have happened to a more highly qualified & down to earth person. Lots of love & Good Luck.

Having worked with Cathy in the past, I know her hard work, dedication to the game and relationship building will carry her to yet another professional success. I wish her much success

The SMGA and I are SO Happy for you have always been so great to us and to the game of golf & we wish you all the best with "OnCourse Operations" -- and the competition better look out because here she comes!

Congratulations Cathy! Very happy for you. I know you will do well.

Congratulation Kathy on your new purchase in Paris Texas Wishing you the best

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