Monarch Beach Golf Links Appoints Mat Dunmyer As Golf Course Superintendent
DANA POINT, Calif. - Monarch Beach Golf Links and OB Sports Golf Management recently appointed Mathew Dunmyer as golf course superintendent. Located at The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in South Orange County on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, Monarch Beach Golf Links features a scenic Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed layout that was recently ranked as one of the Top 75 Best Golf Resorts in North America by Golf Digest. Dunmyer is responsible for all aspects of agronomy and golf course maintenance for the oceanfront resort course that was also included in Golf Magazine's Premier Resort rankings for 2012. Dunmyer, under the direction of OB Sports, is also overseeing a number of course enhancement projects including new landscape enhancements, tee deck improvements, bunker enhancements, and the development of new agronomic and cultural practices that will ensure exceptional conditions for the resort and daily fee guests.
A GCSAA Class A superintendent, Dunmyer has over 15 years of agronomic experience in the golf industry. Prior to joining the team at Monarch Beach Golf Links, Dunmyer was the golf course superintendent at Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove, California. He also served as the golf course superintendent at Rock Creek Cattle Company in Deer Lodge, Montana; Sonoma Golf Club in Sonoma, California and at Moraga Country Club in Moraga, California. At Sonoma Golf Club he managed the agronomic conditions for the Champions Tour season ending Charles Schwab Cup Tour Championship for three consecutive years. Also while at Sonoma, Dunmyer was honored with the coveted Turfgrass Excellence Award from the Northern California Superintendents Association. His hobbies and interests include golf, hiking, canoeing, traveling and studying golf course architecture.
"I am very honored to be joining this team at Monarch Beach Golf Links and being entrusted to elevate the overall golf experience and playability at this wonderful golf course. There are only a handful of oceanfront resort golf courses in California and I am very excited to be at this truly special property," stated Dunmyer
"Mat has already made an immediate impact at Monarch Beach Golf Links. We are receiving rave reviews on the increased level of playability at the golf course, and Mat is just getting started!! Mat, and our entire team at Monarch Beach Golf Links, are committed to making this one of the very best resort courses in the country. I am excited to watch Monarch Beach transform." Stated Luke Beardmore, Vice President of Agronomy for OB Sports (management company at Monarch Beach Golf Links).
For more information on Monarch Beach Golf Links call 949-240-8247 or visit www.monarchbeachgolf.com
About Monarch Beach Golf Links
Designed by leading golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., and opened in 1983, the 18-hole Par-70 Monarch Beach course is a golfer's paradise. Featuring two oceanfront holes, ocean views from several others, play adjacent to "Salt Creek" and four shimmering water features, which come into play on eight other holes. Currently ranked by Golf Digest, "Best Places To Play" with 4.5 Stars (out of 5) and recognized as one of Golf Magazine's Premier Golf Resorts for 2012, Monarch Beach also features a "Top 100" Golf Retail Shop, Men' s and Ladies Locker Rooms, and the Club 19 restaurant and grill. All of which boast features majestic panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Monarch Beach Golf Links is a key amenity to The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Orange County's only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort. Opened in 2001, the oceanfront hotel features 400 guestrooms and suites, 65,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, award-winning restaurants and the 30,000 square foot Spa Gaucin. Located in Dana Point, CA in South Orange County, Monarch Beach is just twenty minutes from Orange County's John Wayne Airport. For more information, visit www.monarchbeachgolf.com
or call 949-240-8247. For more information on the St. Regis Monarch Beach, visit www.stregismb.com
or call 949-234-3200.
About OB Sports
Monarch Beach Golf Links is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. OB Sports is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success that currently manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com
, call 480-948-1300. You can also "Like" OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports
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