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Kris Chambrot has joined Marion Oaks Country Club in Ocala, Fla., as general manager. He previously has managed three golf courses and also has worked for the LPGA and The Golf Channel. 
Red Ledges Golf Club in Heber Valley, Utah, has appointed John Johnson as general manager. An 18-year golf industry veteran, the PGA of America member previously was GM and director of golf at Shark's Tooth Golf Club in Lake Powell, Fla. 
Scott Bender, director of grounds for Griffin Gate Golf Club in Lexington, Ky., has been named Golf Grounds Manager of the Year for Marriott Golf. He currently is vice president of the Kentucky Turfgrass Council. 
Jane Broderick has  been named to the PGA of America President's Council on Growing the Game of Golf. Director of Operations at PGA National Resort & Spa, Broderick is a former LPGA National Professional of the Year and is a PGA Master Professional. 
The Golf Course Superintendents of America (GCSAA) has selected Rhett Evans, formerly director of parks, recreation and commercial facilities for the city of Mesa, Ariz., to be the GCSAA’s chief operating officer.
Architect David Krause is the new president of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects.
KemperSports has named a pair of the company’s executives to roles as regional operations directors, promoting former Harding Park GM Steve Argo and Ricardo Catarino, formerly regional director of the company’s AllGolf portfolio. Argo will oversee KemperSports’ Northern California porfolio and Heron Lakes in Portland, Ore., while Catarino will direct the company’s Florida properties, Caparra Country Club in Puerto Rico and the five-property AllGolf portfolio.
Michael Harbin, CGCS, is the new Southeast regional superintendent for ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance.
Billy Casper Golf has promoted PGA of America member Travis Kane to regional manager, responsible for overseeing the Chicago Park District’s six golf courses and three driving ranges.
Castle & Cooke has named former Poppy Hills GM Bob Higgins as general manager of the company’s Saddle Creek Resort property in Copperopolis, Calif.
Indoor golf simulator company aboutGolf has named former Silicon Valley executive Chuck Faust as the company’s president and chief operating officer.

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