Growing up I wanted to be a professional motocross racer. However, I really only had a talent for spectacular crashes. I still have a love for off-road motorsports just not the body for it. I started my professional career with the Busch Entertainment Corporation at Sea World San Diego. I held various management positions within the Merchandise Department. My favorite was in the Arcade/Games areas where I got to design and build a lot of the games. Want to know how to beat the carnival games at the county fair? Just ask me, I can tell you all the tricks to the trade. In 1998 the Vice President of our department introduced me to the game of golf, I have been in love ever since. In 2006 I made the jump to the golf industry and haven’t looked back.
I am passionate about the game of golf and helping others. Golf has allowed me opportunities to connect with people and to give back in so many ways. Throughout my life many people have helped me along the way. I feel very strongly about paying it forward. The passion and purpose to helping others is truly what drives me.
I have one older sister, a younger brother, a younger sister, four nephews, two nieces, two grand nephews and one grad niece who are the center of my world. During a recent health scare due to Covid-19 the desire to be with them drove me to make a full recovery. My family is the foundation on which I draw my strength from and am forever grateful for them.
Other interests include traveling, fitness, reading, dining out, fishing, camping, hiking and trying to cook. I really appreciate talented Chefs and am amazing by their abilities. Dinners, Drive Ins, and Dives is one of my favorite shows along with Bar Rescue, and Life Below Zero.
Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2006
Phone Number: 707.546.3485 x:4845
I am familiar face around Northern California as a Meteorologist. I am so excited to now serve as Membership Director at Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. As someone who loves people and golf, there could not be a better fit.
I spent several years with American Golf working at Mountain Shadows (now Foxtail) in the pro shop and as their Service Excellence trainer and I traveled across Northern California teaching new and existing employees about company values, sales training and motivational training. I was recruited away from Mountain Shadows and joined the Sea Ranch Golf Links as Pro Shop and Course Manager.
After growing the membership and revenue at the Sea Ranch, I decided to follow a dream and return to school to become a Meteorologist. I served as Chief Meteorologist for KFTY TV50 from 1997 to 2007 and with KSRO AM 1350 until 2012. Following my career in TV and radio I had great success as the Sales Trainer and Account Representative for MetroPCS.
As a 6th generation Sonoma County native, my roots run deep here. I love this area. My wife and I joined the SRG&CC in 2006. This gives me unique insight into how to market our Club to potential members. There truly is no better place in Northern California. I look forward to growing our membership and enhancing the experience of our current members.
Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 707.546.3485 x:4853
James “Boomer” Perkins was born in Redwood City and raised in Cupertino. James graduated from Saint Francis High School in Mountain View after receiving a golf scholarship to play for Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. James graduated from OU in 1997 with a degree in Sports Management and a minor in Business.
After college, James started working in the healthcare insurance field but quickly realized his true love and passion is the game of golf. James left the insurance business and began his career in golf at Castlewood Country Club in 1998. James jumped at the opportunity to start working with Brian and Juli Inkster at Los Altos Golf & Country Club in 1999. James received his Class A certification in the PGA in 2006 and was immediately promoted to Head Golf Professional at Los Altos.
James and his wife Gretchen were married on November 11th, 2006. They have two children, Colin (10) and Megan (8). In 2012, after 13 years at Los Altos, James and his family were excited to move to Santa Rosa after he was chosen to become the new Head Golf Professional at Fountaingrove.
James has played golf competitively since he was 8 years old, which is one of the reasons why he has such a huge passion for junior golf. James has grown and expanded the Junior Program at every club he has worked at and is excited to continue that trend at Santa Rosa Golf & Country Club. James is very knowledgeable in several areas, especially Tournament Operations, Golf Operations, Club Fitting, Merchandising and Teaching.
Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2019
Role: Office Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 707.546.3485 x:4842
Liz joined our family in September of 2018. She has over 40 years of administrative and management experience predominantly in the technology and wine & spirits industries. In her spare time you can find her rocking the stage with microphone in hand at some of our local drinking establishments! Make plans to catch one of her shows some Friday night.
Role: Athletic Director
Serving Since: 2017
Michael received his degree in Exercise Science from Sonoma State University. He strives to be of service by bringing a dynamic an wholesome approach to fitness and health.
Role: Golf Course Superintendent
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 707.546.1218