LAUGHLIN RANCH GOLF CLUB WELCOMES NEW GENERAL MANAGER
Posted on December 16, 2020
Scottsdale, Ariz. (December 16, 2020) – Laughlin Ranch Golf Club in Bullhead City, Ariz. is pleased to welcome Erick Womack as the club’s new general manager. Womack will lead all elements of the club from golf operations, agronomy, and sales/marketing to spa and food & beverage operations. Troon Golf, the resort and daily-fee club operations division of Troon, manages the golf, restaurant, spa and club operations at Laughlin Ranch. Womack replaces JC Wright, who was recently named director of club operations at the Boulders Resort & Spa in Carefree, Ariz.
Womack has more than 12 years of club operations experience and most recently served as the director of golf at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, a Troon-managed facility in Brewster, Massachusetts. Prior to Ocean Edge, Womack was the general manager at The Architects Golf Club in Lopatcong, New Jersey. No stranger to Arizona golf, Womack served as head golf professional at El Conquistador Golf and Tennis in Oro Valley, Ariz. for four years, and was an assistant golf professional at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Ariz. Womack began his career in golf at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Ariz.
“We are thrilled to have Erick lead the club operations at Laughlin Ranch,” said Guy Sugden, vice president operations, Troon Golf. “He is a proven leader with excellent team building and communication skills. His energy and innovative approach to club management will be a welcome addition to Laughlin Ranch.”
Womack is a 2004 graduate of Weber State University, and graduated from the Golf Academy of America in 2005. He became a Class-A member of the PGA of America in 2009.
About Laughlin Ranch Golf Club Laughlin Ranch features an 18-hole, David Druzisky-designed golf course, dining, and spa services at The Spa at Laughlin Ranch. The golf course plays to a par of 72 and measures 7,155 yards from the back tees. Overlooking the Colorado River Valley with spectacular views of the Colorado River, Laughlin’s casino strip and the nearby Black Mountains, the course features dramatic elevation changes, wide fairways and generously sized greens. Since opening in 2002, Laughlin Ranch has received numerous awards and accolades, including “Best Clubhouse in the United States” by Golf Inc. magazine and was named the “#14 Best Golf Course You Can Play in Arizona” by Golfweek Magazine in 2019.
About Troon Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 440-plus locations around the globe, including managing 470-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 490-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 40-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Quintero Golf Club in Peoria, Ariz.; Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fla; Belfair in Bluffton, South Carolina; Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico; and Costa Navarino in Greece. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Troon Chronicles, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Magazine.