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Michaux: Ice storm's wrath felt at local golf courses

...debris.It's a similar story in South Carolina. Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken was described as "a mess" by head pro and general manager Brooks Blackburn, who said 10 to 12 trees were down or uprooted but that pretty much every tree on the course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-02-15/michaux-ice-storms-wrath-fel
Waters event lands at Bartram Trail

...Golf Club members before accepting the deal. After receiving positive feedback, Watson, the course's head pro and general manager, agreed with the Hooters Tour on a one-year arrangement to hold the Kandy Waters Memorial Classic, Sept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/06/gol_461198.shtml
Golf
Players shouldn't avoid LakeView now

...Gordon Lakes has been a 27-hole golf course since its third nine, the PineView side, opened in 2002. Head pro and general manager Bill Fumai never looked at it that way, and neither did a lot of his golfers. "I could never call it a 27-hole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/17/wes_112790.shtml
David Westin
Golf community fetes semi-retiring pro

...night at Forest Hills Golf Club was so heartfelt, even the stoic Price was touched. Price, the former head pro and general manager of the club for more than 23 years, normally shuns the spotlight. On this night, he was the man of the hour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/gol_425737.shtml
Golf
Top area golf pro Tom Moore is retiring on Jan. 1.

...Tom Moore has been pulling into the Palmetto Golf Club parking lot to begin another day as the club's head pro and general manager.He's been arriving at that exact time at the famed Aiken private club off Whiskey Road since May 1982, most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-12-30/top-area-golf-pro-tom-moore-
Regions Cup courses have model to follow

...the 11-tournament series aren't. They could learn a few things from the approach taken by Gordon Lakes head pro and general manager Bill Fumai. He is so thrilled to have his course in the amateur tournament series that he's rolling out the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/25/wes_137079.shtml
David Westin
Price's true side comes out at ceremony

...consultant, and work from the 7 a.m. opening to 1 p.m. each day. "I promised to stay until 1 p.m. so (head pro and general manager) Robby (Watson) can get lunch," Price joked. Or was it a joke? The 63-year-old Price likes to put up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/25/wes_426405.shtml
David Westin
Paine golf team is told to sit it out

...as athletic director that they won't have to face this, hopefully, in the future." David Usry, the head pro and general manager at Forest Hills Golf Club, was surprised to hear the news. "I've never heard of such," he said. "Usually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/10/gol_198334.shtml
Golf | Augusta State University | Paine College
Clubs caught in financial sand trap

...for everyone except for a place like Augusta Country Club."Holding out hopeHolloway, Rocky Branch's head pro and general manager since the course opened in 1996, was hired by F&M Bank to operate the course, which has been for sale since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-08-24/clubs-caught-financial-sand-trap
Golf | Sports
Three courses ready to show off new greens

...the changes they're about to unveil at their courses. "The course is looking good," said Belle Meade head pro and general manager Gregg Hemann. "We didn't want to open until it's really ready. We want to make sure everything is really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/07/wes_1207.shtml
David Westin