Role: General Manager Serving Since: 2015 Phone Number: 704.897.2020
Tom White joined ClubCorp in July 2015 as the General Manager of River Run Country Club. He has extensive experience serving management roles for exclusive private clubs, such as The Landings Club in Savannah GA. His consulting experience over the past fourteen years has been working with CEO's, Boards of Directors and Principals for project development for private clubs in the area of renovation, master planning, membership programming and operational improvement initiatives. Tom has presented management planning programs to local CMAA chapters on the subject of Operations Improvement, Amenity Development and Master Planning.
Throughout his career, Tom has been very successful in building great teams that have provided a progressive Club experience for its Members. He has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to develop and deliver eight successful clubhouse renovation projects as part of that experience. His plan is to implement the capital reinvention at River Run Country Club with the same member enthusiasm.
Role: Executive Director, Operations Serving Since: 2015 Phone Number: 704-897-8033
Grant Way joins River Run Country Club having 12+ years of experience in the Private Golf Industry. Before joining River Run, Grant ran a global golf concierge service for American Express Centurion Members as well as members of Inspirato with American Express. In this role Grant facilitated tee times and high end golf events at some of the most sought after and private golf clubs in the world. Prior to this role, Grant was the Director of Membership for Golf Business Network. Golf Business Network (GBN) is a private organization set up and designed by elite Golf Professionals for the elite Golf Professional, Director of Golf. Here, Grant was tasked with overseeing and developing a membership containing 1,000 of the best and brightest Assistant Golf Professionals, Head Golf Professionals and Directors of Golf in the world. Grant is an avid golfer and athlete, and graduate of Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA.
Role: Membership Sales Director Serving Since: 2016
Role: Private Events Director Serving Since: 2017 Phone Number: 704.892.4633 x 303
Tricia has been planning weddings and events for the past 20 years, first in Northern NJ, then Knoxville, TN and now in the Charlotte-area. The thing she enjoys the most about planning weddings, meetings and events is meeting new people from all over. She has two grown sons, Austin and Sean Murphy, and a wonderful husband, Bradford, whom she has been married to since June of 1988.
Role: Director of Instruction Serving Since: 1991 Phone Number: 704-897-8021
David joined the staff at River Run in 1990 and was here during the grand opening of the clubhouse in the fall of 1991, and throughout the years, became a large part of the golf program developed at the Club. With experience as a golf professional at River Run as well as other clubs, David believes that golf at River Run is as great as it was during the opening day when the first tee shot was struck.
Role: Director of Golf Serving Since: 2017 Phone Number: 704.896.7355
Jim rejoined the River Run Professional staff as Director of Golf in May 2017 after a seven-year absence. Jim had been the Head Golf Professional at River Run for 7 years from 2004-2010 before taking over as the Head Golf Professional at Deerwood Country Club in Jacksonville, FL from 2010-2017. Jim is one of 345 Master PGA Professionals to ever earn the PGA's highest designation and was one of the first PGA Professionals to earn all six certifications offered through the PGA. Jim was actively involved with the North Florida PGA Board for the past 7 years recently serving as President of the Northern Chapter and chairing several Committees, including the Education & Mentoring Committee.
Jim earned a B.S. in Marketing at Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and an A.S. in Business Administration at Dutchess College in New York. Jim has been happily married since 2000 to his wife Denise, and they have two children, Elizabeth and Anthony who are very active in golf.
Role: Director of Tennis Serving Since: 2002 Phone Number: 704-564-6501
A native of Toronto, Canada, George has taught tennis for more than 25 years, and has served as director of Tennis at River Run since 2002. During college, he played at Florida’s Lynn University on a full tennis scholarship and played in the pro ranks in Sweden and Australia. He is PTR Certified 10U, High Performance and Adult; he is a Human Performance Institute Mental Toughness Coach and was named the National Mental Toughness Coach of the year award 2013. He was also the 2014 USA - Southern Singles Champion.
Role: Director of Agronomy Serving Since: 1990
Ron left River Run after its completion for another opportunity but returned in 2010 after 19 years away with stints at Gaston Country Club, Forsyth Country Club and White Oak Golf Club.
Role: Pool Manager/Swim Coach Serving Since: 1997 Phone Number: 704-896-0679
Amy has served as the Aquatics Director and Head Swim Coach for the past 19 years. She works with members of all ages, developing swimmers ages 5-18 through the competitive summer swim team program. She started swimming competitively at age 5, and graduated from East Carolina University, completing a BS degree in Exercise Sports Science where she was a member of the swim team. Currently, Amy also coaches USA Age Group swimmers for NOMAD Aquatics and has been involved in NC Swimming, IMX Coach, NC Select Camp Coach, Southern ZONE Coach, 2014 Select Camp / Zone Manager. She was named the 2015 Select Camp / ZONE Manager for North Carolina Swimming. Coach Amy’s philosophy for swimming is to get the swimmers to the pool, teach them about the sport, make it a sport they can set personal goals to better themselves, boost their confidence levels by achieving obtainable goals, and make it fun.