Tampa, Florida (November 14, 2013) – The Eagles Golf Club, Odessa, Florida, today announced it has named Brian M. Richter, Director of Golf Operations and Assistant General Manager. Prior to joining The Eagles, Mr. Richter was the General Manager of The Legacy Golf Club, Bradenton, Florida and brings with him extensive management experience within the golf industry. In this new role, Brian will work under the direction of Mr. John A. Russell, General Manager of The Eagles Golf Club.
“With great pride we welcome Brian Richter as a key member of the Eagles management team,” states John Russell. “Brian’s valuable golf industry experience will be critical to our success and support our passionate commitment to establish The Eagles Golf Club, as the standard of excellence for affordable golf. Through the years, Brian has realized measured success at both private and public bay area, golf facilities. We look forward to his guidance as we continue to grow The Eagles Golf Club within the Tampa Bay community”
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to bring my golf industry, educational, and instructional knowledge to The Eagles community,” says Richter. “In addition to having an in depth understanding of all segments of the golf marketplace, I look to provide new and innovative growth initiatives for the club by maintaining my strong relationships within the PGA of America.”
As Director of Golf, Richter’s main areas of concentration will be to maximize the golf experience for its members, guests and junior golfers. Various levels of instructional programs, tournament event planning, a year-round junior golf program and ensuring a pro shop that provides the most modern golfing technologies on the market today, will drive Richter’s responsibilities. Brian has worked for over 13 years in the Tampa Bay golf market and in addition to being General Manager of The Legacy Golf Club, was previously the General Manager at Plantation Palms Golf Club in Land O’ Lakes, Florida as well. From 2003 to 2006, Richter co-hosted the weekly “Golfer’s Club Radio” show, which aired locally on AM radio stations, 620 and 1470.
Mr. Richter is a certified PGA of America, Golf Professional and a dedicated member of the PGA of America. He is a 1995 graduate of The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio and holds a BSBA degree with a major in Marketing.
About The Eagles Golf Club:
Located in Odessa, Florida, The Eagles Golf Club boasts a long, proud tradition as the standard of excellence for public access golf in the Tampa market. The Eagles two championship golf courses, The Lakes and The Forest, offer our players distinctly different experiences at our location in the prestigious gated Eagles community. A recently remodeled clubhouse, bar and restaurant area offers guests a variety of casual dining options. The club also hosts charitable and corporate golf tournaments in addition to private and group-related events. For more information, please visit www.eaglesgolf.com or call 813.920.6681.