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Last Update :5/4/2012
Honours Golf Appoints Matthew Devine as Golf Course Superintendent
Birmingham, AL - Honours Golf Company is pleased to announce that Matthew Devine has been appointed to golf course superintendent for Limestone Springs Golf Club. Honours Golf currently manages this 18-hole, semi-private course located north of Birmingham in Oneonta, Alabama.
“We are thrilled to have Matt Devine spearhead the turf care for Limestone Springs,” stated Bob Barrett, chief executive officer of Honours Golf. “His experience in providing impeccable playing conditions, sound agronomic practices, and efficient maintenance programs at upscale private facilities makes him an asset to our team.”
Devine brings with him over seven years of experience and education in the turf care industry. Before joining Limestone Springs, Devine served as assistant superintendent for Shoal Creek Country Club, which has been named to “Top 100 Courses in America” and rated the “No. 1 Course in Alabama” by Golf Digest. At this exclusive private facility, Devine oversaw all course renovation projects, as well as assisted in managing maintenance for the entire grounds and supervising maintenance personnel. Devine was also instrumental in course preparation for the 2008 USGA Junior Amateur Championship, 2010 Southern Amateur Tournament and the 2011 Champions Tour event - The Regions Tradition.
Devine started his career as an intern for Orchard Park Country Club located in Orchard Park, New York and Shoal Creek Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. After receiving his Certificate in Turfgrass Management from Pennsylvania State University, Devine returned to Shoal Creek Country Club where he held various roles.
Devine is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and the Alabama Golf Course Superintendents Association (AGCSA). He is also a graduate from Siena College in Loundonville, New York and is fluent in Spanish.
In his new role, Devine will be responsible for overseeing all course maintenance projects, upholding Honours’ high turf care standards and providing exceptional playing conditions at Limestone Springs.
About Limestone Springs Golf Club
Located 30 miles northeast of Birmingham in Oneonta, Alabama, Limestone Springs continues to be one of Alabama’s prominent golf clubs. Nestled throughout 225 acres of the Appalachian Mountains, it features an 18-hole championship golf course with some of the most dramatic elevations and picturesque views in the state. Limestone Springs, which was designed by former U.S. Open winner, Jerry Pate, has received numerous awards and accolades since its inception in 1999 including “Top Public Access Course in Alabama” by Golfweek. In addition, this semi-private golf club offers a wide variety of amenities including a plantation style clubhouse, fully stocked golf shop, pool and tennis complex, fitness center, walking trails, fishing lake and onsite lodging in the golf villa.
For more information visit: www.limestonesprings.com or call (205) 274-4653.
About Honours Golf:
Honours Golf is the leading boutique golf course and club management company in the Southeast with corporate offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia. The company currently operates numerous award-winning golf courses including the King & Bear at World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Florida; Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club in Gulf Shores, Alabama; Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison, Mississippi; and Craft Farms Golf Resort in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The company has plans to grow the Honours Golf brand in the Southeast through management contracts, development partnerships and whole ownerships. For more information, follow www.twitter.com/honoursgolf, visit www.HonoursGolf.com or call (866) HONOURS.
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