Director of Golf Operations

 

Chris Sykes

Chris brings more than 24 years of leadership experience in sales, business operations, and property management. Prior to coming to Tellico Village, Chris was the Senior Director of Golf at a 1,400-acre resort and country club where he was responsible for the planning,development and management of a $9M golf facility, encompassing golf operations and grounds maintenance with a $10M operating budget and more than 100 employees.

His career in the golf industry has spanned across many environments, including golf course operations, golf and grounds maintenance, sales management, business plan development, budget management, retail, and food and beverage. As Head Golf Course Superintendent at Toqua Golf Club, Chris worked closely with former Director of Golf Jim West for more than 8 years during which time Chris set an excellent example of drive and diligence for his team and displayed his passion for the game of golf, as well as the continued development and improvement of our programs.

 

Tellico Village Golf Talk Ep 1 from Tellico Village Broadcasting on Vimeo.