December People on the Move

The R&A has named Dominic Wall, former tournament director for the Asia-Pacific Golf Confederation, to the position of Asia-Pacific director.

Tee time reservations company GolfSwitch has named director Larry J. Lippon as the company’s new chief executive officer. Doug Reichel, formerly director of European sales, will move to the company’s Scottsdale, Ariz., headquarters as president.

The PGA of Great Britain has appointed the former director of sportscotland, Colin Pearson, to the role of strategic head of golf development (Scotland).

Glen Murray, director of golf operations for the Ritz-Carlton Members Golf Club in Sarasota, Fla., has been named Golf Professional of the Year by Ritz-Carlton/Marriott International. 

Jim Sides, a former general manager/regional director of club operations for the IPM/CRM Group, is the new general manager of the Tuscawilla Country Club in Orlando, Fla.

The Golf Course Builders Association of America has elected three new board members: Ed Kruse, national Irrigation sales manager for John Deere Golf, Stephanie Zimmerman, national recreation sales representative for Hancor Inc. and Patrick Karnick, vice president of Wadsworth Golf Construction.


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