ORLANDO, FLORIDA – November 1, 2005 – Marriott Golf, one of the world’s largest resort golf management companies, today announced that Steve Schaller has been named Director of Golf at Seaview Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, a 36-hole facility in Galloway, New Jersey. In his new role, Schaller will oversee all golf operations, which include managing golf & grounds maintenance and golf shop operations, while leading the golf team at New Jersey’s premier golf resort.
Schaller, a 20-year veteran of Marriott International, and the recipient of Marriott Golf’s Professional of The Year Award in 1999, comes to Seaview Golf Resort having most recently served as the Director of Golf at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Country Club, a 27-hole property located in Rancho Mirage, California.
A Class "A" Member of the PGA of America, Schaller began his Marriott career as Head Golf Professional at Marriott’s Tan-Tar-A Resort & Golf Club in Osage Beach, MO, and has served as Director of Golf at some of Marriott’s premier properties including, Desert Springs Golf Resort & Spa (Palm Desert, CA), Westfields Golf Club (Clifton, VA) and Wind Watch Golf Club (Hauppauge, NY).
"This is an exciting time for me, as I have been a part of the Marriott Golf family for the last 20 years, and look forward to the challenges that lay ahead as the Director of Golf at one of the premier resorts in the Mid-Atlantic region," said Schaller.
Seaview Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is home to the highly acclaimed Faldo Golf Institutes (FGI), one of four US-based FGI’s. Additionally, Seaview is the host site for the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic.
About Marriott Golf
Marriott Golf currently manages 60 golf courses at 45 properties in 13 countries, offering more than 1,000 holes of championship golf. Marriott has been managing golf operations since 1970 and is currently one of the largest resort golf operators in the United States. Marriott provides golf management and consulting services to a variety of operational environments including resort, private club, daily fee, golf school and franchises.
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