Promoting from within, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain, has named Jeffrey McCormick its new director of golf.
McCormick is a member of the original golf staff at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, having served as head golf professional since May 2008. The Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course opened in January.
McCormick, 35, has managed every aspect of the overall golf operation, from the golf shop and its staff, to golf merchandise, outside service, valet and locker room staff. He has "responsibility for the overall financial performance of the golf department," a release said.
In his 11th year with Marriott Golf, McCormick provides experience and expertise to his position, "with a solid background with new golf facilities." He was on staff for the opening of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club and Spa in Jupiter, Fla., and was more recently the general manager for Cottonwood Hills Golf Club in Hutchinson, Kan.
"Being involved with every aspect of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain from its inception has been a great experience," McCormick said. "It is getting even more exciting, with the opening of the hotel right around the corner." The new resort hotel and spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, is opening on Dec. 18.
An avid fisherman since childhood, McCormick is married to his high school sweetheart, Julie. They live in Marana with their two young boys, Carson and Cooper.