Holt will oversee Daily Operations for Omni PGA Frisco Resort and public play, while Griffith will head the Membership Experience at Fields Ranch
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FRISCO, Texas – Fields Ranch, PGA of America and Omni PGA Frisco Resort have named Trish Holt, PGA and Glen Griffith, PGA as the first-ever Head Professionals for the upcoming debut of Fields Ranch at PGA Frisco.
Holt, a PGA Member since 2019, will oversee the daily operations and logistics serving Omni PGA Frisco Resort daily guests and public play of Fields Ranch, including on-course play, the caddie program, “The Dance Floor” putting course and the 10-hole short course “The Swing.”
Griffith, a Quarter Century PGA Member, will be responsible for the Fields Ranch membership experience, golf shop operations, and member play and programming, while ensuring members of Club 1916, a private club within Fields Ranch, will enjoy a high-touch membership experience.
They will also be responsible for assisting the coordination, functional management, and leadership of golf operations, including guest and membership experience, golf tournaments, retail, course and practice facility set up. Together, they will manage a staff at Fields Ranch that will grow to include six Assistant Golf Professionals, a Merchandise Manager, Golf Shop Attendants and Player Service Attendants.
“We’re incredibly excited to have Trish Holt and Glen Griffith onboard at Fields Ranch as our first PGA Head Professionals,” said PGA Frisco Director of Golf and Operations Paul Earnest, PGA. “This is a historic time for the PGA of America and their collective experience in the game and business of golf will bolster Fields Ranch and the Omni PGA Frisco Resort as one of the best golf resorts in the country, and help us achieve the goals and aspirations we have for this incredible property.”
Holt comes from Lakewood Country Club in Dallas, where she worked as PGA Head Professional since 2021. Previously, she served as Head Professional at Stonebriar Country Club. In 2019, Holt earned the inaugural Northern Texas PGA Section Women’s Player of the Year award, and won it again in 2022. She also worked as an Assistant Professional at Northwood Club in Dallas (2017-’19) and began her career as an Assistant Professional at Stonebriar (2015-’17).
She played four years of Division I golf at Bowling Green State University, where she graduated with a degree in Sport Management. Holt has worked in the golf industry since 2015.
Griffith has more than 30 years of experience in the golf industry, holding Head Professional and management positions at high-end resorts and golf clubs around the United States. Most recently, he served as the Director of Membership Sales at Omni Tucson National Golf Resort since 2016.
He graduated from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration. An avid competitor, Griffith qualified to compete in the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open, three PGA Professional Championships (2003, ‘08, ‘12) and, most recently, two Senior PGA Professional Championships (2021, ‘22).
Fields Ranch at PGA Frisco, along with the PGA District will open in May, ahead of the 2023 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, the first Major Championship to be hosted at Fields Ranch East, May 24-28. The courses will be closed during the Championship, but will reopen during the Omni PGA Frisco Resort’s grand opening in June.
The 660-acre, $550 million PGA Frisco campus will open to the public in May 2023 and feature unique destinations encompassing: Fields Ranch at PGA Frisco, with two 18-hole championship golf courses—Fields Ranch East designed by Gil Hanse, and Fields Ranch West designed by Beau Welling; a world-class clubhouse; a performance center; the Omni PGA Frisco Resort with 500 guest rooms and suites and 10 private ranch houses; and the PGA District, featuring a one-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor golf-centered entertainment area, shopping and dining. In addition, there is a 30-acre practice facility that includes a 2-acre putting course, The Dance Floor; and a par-3, 10-hole short course, The Swing. PGA Frisco also features the recently opened “Home of the PGA of America” and Northern Texas PGA Section Headquarters.
About Fields Ranch
Debuting in May 2023 at PGA Frisco, adjacent to the Home of the PGA of America, Fields Ranch comprises two 18-hole championship golf courses – Fields Ranch East, designed by Gil Hanse; and Fields Ranch West, designed by Beau Welling. Located on land that was once home to Bert Fields’ Headquarters Ranch, the golf courses are the centerpiece of PGA Frisco that will be accessible to the Fields Ranch’s private membership, Club 1916, Omni PGA Frisco Resort guests and the public. The courses will host 26 championships through 2034, highlighted by the PGA Championship, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship on the East Course. Fields Ranch East is designed to maximize the terrain’s natural potential, providing a compelling strategic challenge for all golfers. Fields Ranch West has been routed to support a fun golf experience that sets the perfect stage for players to test themselves and improve upon their skillset. Accompanying Fields Ranch at PGA Frisco will be a state-of-the-art clubhouse, the PGA Coaching Center, and the Fields Ranch Practice Facility, along with a par-3, 10-hole short course, The Swing, and a two-acre putting course, The Dance Floor – both lit for night-play. For tee time booking information and additional details visit www.fieldsranch.com or call 469-305-4500.
About Omni PGA Frisco Resort
Opening May 2, 2023, Omni PGA Frisco Resort offers a reimagined destination resort experience for the ultimate getaway. With a wide selection of unique experiences and remarkable year-round programming and activities, the resort provides a diverse and fun-filled destination for guests of all ages. The oasis of the 660-acre PGA Frisco campus, this luxury resort will be both one of the world’s leading meeting and conference destinations as well as a bucket list leisure destination featuring two championship golf courses at Fields Ranch designed by Gil Hanse and Beau Welling. With comprehensive resort amenities featuring a signature spa, 13 restaurants and bars, and retail shops – there’s something designed for all. Featuring subtle nods to Texas culture, each of the resort’s 500 guest rooms and suites and 10 exclusive four-bedroom modern-Texas ranch houses, offer sweeping views of lush surrounds. The resort features more than 127,000 sq. ft of indoor and outdoor space for meetings and events, including 2 ballrooms; 19 meeting rooms; 9 outdoor event venues; and Panther Creek Pavilion, the ideal venue for weddings. Visit omnipgafriscoresort.com or call 469-305-4500 for more information and room reservations.
About the PGA of America
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