Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Barton Creek Appoints New Club Director of Golf & Recreation

Barton Creek Resort & Spa Appoints Award-Winning PGA Professional Michael J. Sizemore as Club Director of Golf and Recreation

(AUSTIN, TX) – Barton Creek Resort & Spa, the No. 1 golf resort in Texas, announced today the appointment of Michael J. Sizemore as the new club director of golf and recreation. Sizemore brings nearly 10 years of experience directing golf and club operations at acclaimed properties across the U.S. In his new role, Sizemore will oversee all golf operations at Barton Creek, including day-to-day management of the resort’s four championship golf courses, Barton Creek Country Club’s tennis and recreation operations, golf instruction, tournaments and new experiences for members and guests.

“It is our pleasure to welcome Michael to the Barton Creek team,” said James Walsh, general manager, Barton Creek Resort & Spa. “His experience managing top golf resorts and clubs around the country and his passion for golf make him an excellent fit to lead Barton Creek’s award-winning golf program.”

Prior to joining Barton Creek, Sizemore most recently served as the director of club operations at PGA Village in St. Lucie, Fla. where he was responsible for the development, implementation and execution of golf operations, course maintenance, food and beverage, sales and marketing, and membership services. Additional golf professional experience includes positions at PGA Village at Coyote Springs in Coyote Springs, Nev., Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore., and the Resort at Red Hawk in Sparks, Nev.

“Barton Creek is known for its top-ranked golf courses, but there is also this welcoming culture and family atmosphere here that make it such a wonderful place to visit,” said Sizemore. “It is a privilege to join the Barton Creek team and I look forward to enhancing the golf experience further, introducing our golf program to more players, and maintaining our status at the top of golfers’ lists both regionally and nationally.”

Sizemore has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He comes to Barton Creek as a Nike Golf Swoosh Elite Advisory staff member and an NG360 Certified Performance Specialist.

Barton Creek is home to top-rated golf courses in Texas with legendary golf visionaries behind its four 18-hole championship courses – Fazio Foothills, Fazio Canyons, Crenshaw Cliffside and Palmer Lakeside. Carefully designed and constructed to preserve the natural Hill Country environment, Barton Creek’s courses are certified as Audubon International Signature Sanctuaries. The resort is at the forefront of state-of-the-art instructional techniques and technologies, and is home to the Barton Creek Golf Academy featuring ultra-modern facilities and innovative programs and the Callaway Performance Center, which provides the same custom-fitting technology used by tour professionals to guests.

Guests looking for an ultimate golf experience can participate in “The Game Changer,” – a new, intensive four-day golf program offering head-to-toe instruction that seeks to pinpoint problem areas, eliminate bad habits and take participants to a whole new level of golf play. Visit or call 512-329-4002 for more information.


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