A Warm Welcome to Michael Walker, who has been named General Manager at Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Michael brings over 22 years of club experience, with 18 of those years at the executive or managerial levels. Positions he has held include General Manager, Membership Director and Director of Golf, as well as spending time in the Food and Beverage departments at several clubs and resort operations.
Most recently, Michael served as General Manager at Stonetree Golf Club in San Francisco, an entity of The Bay Club Company. He also spent several years with Omni Resorts/KSL Resorts at Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, California, as the Director of Club Operations. Michael is still active in the golf industry having his Class “A” accreditation for both the PGA of America and Canadian PGA.
Michael, who grew up and spent his early career years in Canada, is the father of two – a college-age son and a daughter who is a senior in high school.
It’s going to be a busy weekend at Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe, California, as the club serves as the site of the 17th annual Celebrity Championship Hosted by Marshall Faulk, former NFL player and now NFL Network Analyst. The event, which officially began last night with an 800-person party on the tennis courts, includes a two-day celebrity-amateur tournament, a 36-hole celebrity-only competition, Military Appreciation Day and evening parties every night with from 250 to 800 in attendance. Celebrities slated to compete include former NFL players Jerry Rice and Marcus Allen, former NHL Dallas Stars’ player Mike Modano, retired NBA player Alonzo Mourning, actors Alfonso Ribeiro (Dancing with the Stars winner), and Brian Baumgartner (The Office).
The event is scheduled to be televised live on the NFL Network from 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Friday, taped for later viewing on Fox Sports West and with live interviews broadcast interviews each morning on iHeartRadio.
As if the event alone will not keep the staff busy, other weekend events include two graduation parties with a combined 600 Guests, a Member birthday party for 30 and a wedding for 130. Never a dull moment at Morgan Run!