PGA Class A Member, PGA Certified in General Management, Golf Operations, Instruction, Retail, Ownership/Leasing, and Executive Management. I have been a GM for turn around operations for under performing properties and making the viable again. I have opened golf courses from scratch and got them on the right track. I have been a golf course superintendent and have a certificate from Southwest Texas State University in Plant and Soil Management. I have turned around Food and Beverage Operations to ensure high quality of service and to turn a profit. I have conducted over 1000 golf tournaments in my PGA career. I have turned around golf operations to include the retail side of the golf shop to average a 55% profit margin. I provide merchandise that is appropriate in price, style and wants by the customers of my facilities. I have been instrumental in accurate preparation of budgets for an entire facility. I have devised marketing plans, membership plans and creative golf rates to attract more quests and members. I have provided over 10,000 lessons in my PGA career.