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The Golf Resort at Indian Wells Appoints Allen Jones as General Manager
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
|April 6, 2005
THE GOLF RESORT AT INDIAN WELLS APPOINTS
ALLEN JONES AS GENERAL MANAGER
Indian Wells, California – The Golf Resort at Indian Wells and OB Sports Golf Management recently announced Allen Jones as General Manager for The Golf Resort at Indian Wells. Allen will direct all aspects of the facility operations including golf operations, food and beverage, agronomy, sales and marketing and instructional programming. He will also work closely with the Callaway Performance Center and the resort partners in the City of Indian Wells to continue increasing the awareness of Indian Wells as a world class golf destination. Allen will also assist with the coordination of the upcoming course renovation which will result in two new premier golf courses, an expanded practice facility and new clubhouse facility.
“We are very pleased to have Allen Jones join the team at The Golf Resort at Indian Wells,” states Orrin Vincent, CEO and Founder of OB Sports Golf Management. “He has tremendous amount of experience in golf course operations and management having served as a General Manager for several upscale facilities in a variety of areas around the country.”
Prior to his appointment at Indian Wells, Allen served as the General Manager at the OB Sports-managed Legacy Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada. Under his direction The Legacy was awarded with a Tourism Development Award from Nevada Lieutenant Governor Lorraine Hunt and was honored as the “Top 100 Golf Shops in the Country,” by Golf World Business. Allen has over 30 years of experience in the golf industry including serving as the General Manager capacity for the Talega Golf Club in San Clemente, California (2000-2001), La Quinta Resort & Club, La Quinta, Calif (Club Director from 1999-2000), Tournament Players Club at Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada (1991 – 1997), Tournament Players Club at StarPass, Tucson, Ariz., (1989-1991 and Chase Oaks Golf Club in Plano Texas, (1986-1988).
Allen has been a Class-A member of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America since 1978 and is currently a member of the Club Managers Association of America. He continues to develop professionally through ongoing training with the PGA Professional Development Program (PDP).
Located in the City of Indian Wells, 20 minutes from Palm Springs and just two hours from Los Angeles, The Golf Resort at Indian Wells is a world class resort destination, nestled amidst breathtaking desert terrain. The Golf Resort at Indian Wells features two championship golf courses that provide panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains. Other current amenities at Indian Wells include a complete practice facility, golf shop, restaurant and the Callaway Golf Performance Centers. The Callaway Golf Performance center is one of only five Callaway centers in the country to feature proprietary Callaway golf fitting techniques with certified instructors and state of the art technology.
The Golf Resort at Indian Wells is adjacent to four award winning luxury resorts; the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa, Miramonte Resort & Spa and Indian Wells Resort Hotel.
OB Sports Golf Management is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success, and since 1972, has an unparalleled reputation as a premier operator and developer of quality golf courses. OB Sports manages world-class golf clubs throughout the West. Golf courses currently managed by OB Sports include: We-Ko-Pa Golf Club in Fort McDowell, Ariz.; The Duke at Rancho El Dorado in Maricopa, Ariz.; Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz.; Aliante Golf Club in North Las Vegas, Nev.; Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev.; Three Crowns Golf Club in Casper, Wyo.; Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Mo.; Laguna Del Mar in Rocky Point, Mexico; Winchester Country Club in Meadow Vista, Calif.; The Legacy Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nev.; Somerby Golf Club in Rochester, Minn.; Phantom Hills Golf Club in Missoula, Mont.; Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.; The Lincoln Hills Club in Lincoln, Calif.; Terravita Country Club in Scottsdale, Ariz; and Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque, NM.
For more information on the award-winning resorts located in the City of Indian Wells visit www.indianwells.org
For more information about OB Sports visit www.obsports.com
or call (480) 948.1300.
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