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Eric L. Affeldt
|Role:||President & CEO|
Eric Affeldt is responsible for all aspects of domestic and international operations for ClubCorp – “The World Leader in Private Clubs.” Prior to joining ClubCorp, Affeldt served as a principal of KSL Capital Partners, the private equity firm that purchased ClubCorp in 2006. Affeldt also previously served as president and CEO of KSL’s former golf division, KSL Fairways; vice president and general manager of Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami and the combined PGA West and La Quinta Resort and Club in California; and was a founding partner of KSL Recreation. In addition, Affeldt was president of General Aviation Holdings, Inc. He is currently an MDA Vice President and a member of the World Presidents Organization. He serves as Non Executive Chairman for the Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE:FUN). In 2010 Affeldt was named “The Most Powerful Person in Golf” by Golf Inc. magazine and was a regional finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. In 2013, Affeldt was awarded the prestigious Cecil B. Day Ethics Award by the Dedman School of Hospitality at Florida State University, which recognizes national leaders in the hospitality industry who live and lead based on their faith, family and respect for others. Affeldt is the former manager of the Belgian National Baseball team. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Religion from Claremont McKenna College.