Hupe, Fox, Hartshorne land new positions

• OB Sports appointed Steve Hupe as Director of Golf at Victory Ranch club in Park City, Utah. Hupe will be responsible for all golf operations, membership services, sales, merchandising, and tournaments for this Rees Jones-designed course.Hupe is a twenty eight year PGA of America member and is a Park City resident. Prior to joining Victory Ranch, he was the Director of Golf at Promontory Ranch Club in Park City Utah. He is a 27 year associate for Marriott International were he held various golf professional positions.

• Heritage Golf Group named Derek Fox as Head Golf Professional of TPC Eagle Trace in Coral Springs, Florida. Fox comes to this position after having served as Assistant Golf Professional at TPC Eagle Trace for the last five years. Fox joined the TPC Eagle Trace team in 2005, where he spent just over one year in the roles of Outside Guest Services Attendant and then Supervisor. Within his second year at TPC Eagle Trace, Fox was then promoted to Assistant Golf Professional. Fox graduated from Grand Valley State University with a B.S. in Marketing in 2002 and is a Class A PGA Golf Professional.

• Braemar Golf appointed David Hartshorne as Director of Golf for Golf Club Zavidovo, PGA National Russia. David will be Braemar Golf’s on the ground representative who will oversee Braemar Golf’s pre opening services which include the grow-in of the golf course, the recruitment of the management and operating team, pre opening marketing services, procurement of all of the operating equipment and establishing all of the operating systems and procedures. PGA National Russia is scheduled to open in mid 2012.

Braemar Golf also recently appointed John Cockayne, a golf professional for over 30 years, as maketing and communication director at Muscat Hills Golf and Country Club in
Oman. His primary focus will be to spearhead the marketing of the golf club and to seek sponsorship opportunities for a major professional event for the Sultanate.

Scott Sullivan has been named director of golf operations for the CasaBlanca and The Palms golf clubs for Black Gaming LLC. He was previously general manager at Oasis Golf Club, where he started with food and beverage duties in 2004. Black Gaming owns and operates casino hotels including CasaBlanca Hotel, The Oasis Hotel and the Virgin River Hotel & Casino.

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