Running Horse Golf and Country Club announced the following additions:
Kipp Bates, Director of Golf and Membership. Kipp has over 13 years’ experience in the golf industry and now reports through the management firm of Troon Golf. Before joining Troon Golf, Bates specialized in operations at several of the industries top facilities. The list includes top 100 clubs such as the Tournament Players Club Network, where he worked at TPC at Sawgrass, TPC at Hartford and TPC at Scottsdale. While working with the PGA Tour’s network of clubs, Bates assisted in hosting five PGA Tour events.
Tim Zirkle – Project Manager for the construction of the entire golf facility. Tim comes to Running Horse with expertise in a variety of project-management areas, including bid analysis, contract negotiation, and coordinating with environmental consultants, golf course architects, civil engineers, and landscape architects. He has overseen the construction of many golf courses worldwide.