Raintree Management Company Hires Local Staff

Raintree Management Company Hires Local Staff
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Manager of City Owned Golf Course Billy Casper Golf Hires Local Staff for Course

Green, OH (February 20, 2019) – Billy Casper Golf (BCG), the manager of City of Green Golf Course Raintree Golf and Event Center, is pleased to announce the team members responsible for the day-to-day operations of the local course:

Eric SnodgrassEric Snodgrassjoins the Raintree Event and Golf Center as general manager.  Snodgrass has more than 20 years of experience in golf course management and most recently served as general manager and superintendent of the Tam O’Shanter Golf Course in Canton.   

 

Patti GastonPatty Gaston is the new director of golf operations who will oversee outing and league promotions at Raintree.

If interested in organizing an outing or league, please contact Patty at pgaston@golfraintree.com

 

Dawn BowmanDawn Bowman remains as Raintree’s event director, responsible for marketing the 400-seat capacity event center for weddings, meetings, banquets and private events.  To book a tour of the event center, contact Dawn at dbowman@golfraintree.com

 

“We are pleased with how quickly and professionally Billy Casper Golf is transitioning Raintree Golf and Event Center as a City asset,” said Mayor Gerard Neugebauer.  “Now with local staff in place, we look forward to a successful year of golf, banquets, and community events.”

The City of Green purchased Raintree Country Club, now known as Raintree Golf and Event Center at 4350 Mayfair Road, in late 2018. The City has retained Billy Casper Golf to manage the operations of the course and facility for a monthly fee with the City receiving 85% of the net profits, which will be reinvested into the facility and golf course. 

For the daily-fee course, BCG will facilitate clubhouse operations, golf course maintenance, marketing and sales, staffing and training, merchandising, golf instruction and financial management. The facility will serve as a community asset delivering great golf experiences, as well as high quality non-golf events through its 400-seat capacity event center. Under BCG’s leadership, both golf and non-golf programming will be central to Raintree’s mission moving forward.

In addition, the City plans to host several new events and relocate other community events to the Raintree Event Center this year such as Oktoberfest, Murder Mystery, and Senior Holiday Luncheon.

“As our largest banquet facility in the City, we can now accommodate more residents and offer a broader range of events and activities,” said Valerie Wax Carr, Service Director for the City of Green.  “We also look forward to some of the golf related community events that Billy Casper Golf will be hosting just adding to the many recreational offerings our Parks and Recreation Division offers.”

Opened in 1992, Raintree is an 18-hole public golf course with full-service event and banquet facilities. Designed by Brian Huntley, it includes four sets of tees for different skill levels. The course also features a full practice area complete with driving range, chipping and putting greens and practice bunkers.

The golf course is scheduled to open March 1, weather permitting, for golf. Contact 330-699-3232 to schedule a tee time.

About Billy Casper Golf

One of the largest privately-owned golf course management companies in the U.S., Billy Casper Golf owns and operates nearly 150 properties in 29 states.  Headquartered in Reston, Va. with regional offices across America, BCG has 30 years of results-driven expertise.  The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.

BCG continues to evolve the golf experience through customized solutions and innovative programs like the annual World’s Largest Golf Outing – a national golf fundraiser conceived by BCG Chairman and CEO Peter Hill.

More information:  www.billycaspergolf.com, 703.761.1444

 

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org.

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