Two OB Sports General Managers featured on separate covers of Golf Business Magazine in 2012

Matt Schalk featured in August 2012 issue and Jay Larscheid featured in April 2012 issue

It’s been an active year in the news for OB Sports, highlighted by the inclusion of two separate cover shots and feature articles on OB Sports General Managers highlighting the success of Jay Larscheid (Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona), and Matt Schalk (Colorado National Golf Club, Erie, CO). Larscheid was lauded for Longbow’s accomplishments in integrating social media into his golf operation, which is a key initiative by OB Sports at all operations, and Schalk was featured for the innovative uses of the overall Colorado National facility for non-golf activities, which exposes the project to new customers, and ultimately promotes the golf course operation.

“It makes us very proud to see two separate OB Sports General Managers on the cover of such a prominent magazine as Golf Business,” says C.A. Roberts, President of OB Sports. “Matt (Schalk) and Jay (Larscheid) both represent, as leaders, the type of innovative culture combined with solid professionalism that we pride ourselves on as a company.”

Golf Business Magazine is published by the National Golf Course Owner’s Association (NGCOA), and this February, in conjunction with their Annual Conference, the NGCOA utilized Angel Park Golf Club for their first day of education as well as their golf event. The day was entitled “A Day at the Golf Facility-A Best Practices Tour” with an entire day dedicated to conference attendees touring Angel Park’s many operational departments. The team at Angel Park Golf Club assisted with seminars in various “stations” including Golf Maintenance and Sustainability; Food and Beverage and Event Promotion; Growing the Game initiatives on the driving range including instruction and special events

“We couldn’t have been more impressed with a staff, and a facility, than we were with Angel Park Golf Club,” says Mike Tinkey, Deputy CEO for the NGCOA. “Their team was wonderful to work with, and the feedback from our attendees was excellent. We are very impressed with the leadership initiatives of OB Sports as a company, and its respective managed facilities.”

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