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Dave Woodyard, who served as ClubCorp's vice president for new business development in the early 1990s before moving to the company's business and sports division, is the company's new executive vice president for new business. Paul Burley, formerly manager of golf operations at Turnberry, is the new vice president for IMG Golf Course Services with responsibility for IMG's Middle East and Asia Pacific portfolio. Kempe r Spor ts has promoted Gary Binder to executive vice president and Doug Hellman to vice president of business development. Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, N.J., has named Matt Freitag director of golf and John McDole head professional. Paul Keen is the new club manager at Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf and Spa on the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire border, Glen Halsey is the new general manager at Bushey Hall Golf Club, and John Kerr is the new director of golf at the Macdonald Cardrona Golf & Country Club in the U.K. Carl Swanback is the new general manager and COO for The Links at Brigantine Beach in New Jersey. ValleyCrest Golf Course Maintenance has promoted Kevin Neal, CGCS, to the newly created director of operations improvement position. Philip Spogard of the TPL golf architecture firm has received the Toro Student Golf Course Architect of the year award.

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