Rio Verde, Ariz. – Rio Verde Country Club in Rio Verde, Ariz. recently welcomed Courtney Vogel as a new associate golf professional and Andrew Dishmon as the new sous chef. Vogel will work in the club’s golf shop and be a member of the golf operations team, while Dishmon will be responsible for planning and directing food preparation for Rio Verde Country Club’s Box Bar Grille restaurant.
Vogel is a recent graduate of Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, where she was a member of the Lopes’ women’s golf team. She is carrying on the family tradition of working in the golf industry as her father Kurt Vogel has been a member of the PGA of America for 28 years, working at a variety of clubs across the country, including Desert Canyon Golf Club in Fountain Hills, Ariz. from 2017 through 2020.
An Arizona native, Dishmon is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale. His culinary background includes both casual and fine dining. An avid outdoorsman, Dishmon most recently served as a sous chef at Grand Canyon National Park.
“We’re proud to welcome Courtney and Andrew to the Rio Verde Country Club team,” said Rio Verde Country Club General Manager and Chief Operating Officer Dave Ulm. “Courtney brings a passion for golf and a desire to assist members, while Andrew’s culinary creativity is impressive.”
In addition, Rio Verde Country Club unveiled a new non-resident membership offer in which the club’s initiation fee has been changed to $7,500 for a full couple or $5,500 for an individual from $15,000 for a couple and $11,000 for an individual. New prospective members have 30 days to take advantage of the incentive from the date they first play the course(s) or tour the club.
For more information on the Rio Verde Community and Country Club, visit www.rioverdearizona.com.
About Rio Verde Community and Country Club
Located between the eastern foothills of the McDowell Mountains and the Tonto National Forest, Rio Verde Country Club is a private 36-hole golf club in Rio Verde, Ariz. and is managed by Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon. Members who reside in the Rio Verde community enjoy unlimited access to dining and events, 36-holes of parkland-style golf, a driving range, three putting greens, bunker/chipping complex, tennis, pickleball, swimming, fitness, bocce, and dozens of special interest clubs. Full membership is also available to non-residents and provides unlimited access to tee times, golf events, and dining. With its low taxes, competitive real estate prices and tranquil location, Rio Verde appeals to primary and vacation homeowners. Comprised of custom-built homes, townhomes and villas in a wide range of prices, Rio Verde is a low-density, master-planned enclave with large lots highlighted by golf course, mountain or desert views.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 590-plus locations around the globe, including managing 640-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages 610-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, California; Yas Links Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates; The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia; and Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Connecticut. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com.