Our People

Jay Rusch

General Manager
Jay Rusch - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

James Samorian

Membership Director
James Samorian - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

Katelyn Hayes

Member Relations
Katelyn Hayes - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

Chris Bates

Director of Golf
Chris Bates - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

Sonny Holcombe

Golf Course Superintendent
Sonny Holcombe - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

George Stathos

Director of Tennis
George Stathos - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC

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Jay Rusch

Jay Rusch - Woodside Plantation Country Club - Aiken - SC
Role:General Manager
Serving Since:2013
Phone Number:803.649.3383 ext. 231

Jay was the General Manager at Houndslake Country Club from May 2012 – February 2013. Prior to his promotion, Jay served as Assistant General Manager and Director of Golf at the Club from February 2011 – April 2012. Jay is a graduate of Florida Metropolitan University and has been in the country club industry since 1998 where he started as Assistant Golf Professional at Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club in Tampa, FL. He moved to Aiken in 2002 and was Assistant Golf Professional at Woodside Plantation Country Club, then moved to Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club in 2004 as Head Golf Professional, where he was promoted to Club Manager and Director of Golf in 2006 until February 2011. Jay is a Certified Class A PGA Professional with a passion for customer service. Jay is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a die-hard Steelers fan!

Jay and his wife have lived in Aiken in since 2002.