Larry Burks – General Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry has been in the golf industry for over 39 years as a member of the Grounds Crew, Golf Course Superintendent, General Manager and even a stint as a Nordic Director. Larry is a 4th generation native to Colorado. He is an avid golfer, downhill skier, mountain biker, Nordic skier, tennis player, hiker and anything else to do with the outdoors. Larry attended the University of Massachusetts and majored in turf grass management.
Mike Ritter – PGA Head Professional email@example.com
Mike has been the Head Professional at Grand Elk for 12 of the 17 years since opening. He became a PGA Member in 2002 and served his apprenticeship at the Denver Country Club and Boca Woods County Club. He first moved to Grand County in 1982. He serves as the President of Grand Links and is a member of the Grand County Tourism Board.
Leah Matamales – Food & Beverage Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Leah has been in the food and beverage industry for over a decade, working just about every job in the restaurant business. Leah recently created the “Concierge Program” for Winter Park Resort Lodging. She has lived in Grand County for the last 15 years. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, surfing, and going on adventures with her dog Steve.
Mike Oveson – Superintendent email@example.com
Mike has been in the golf maintenance industry for the past 25 years, including golf course construction and the grow-in of two Nicklaus projects in Nebraska and Oregon, as well as two other grow-in projects in Utah and Texas. Prior to coming to Grand County, he and his family lived in Flagstaff, Arizona where Mike was the golf course superintendent at Aspen Valley Golf Club for seven years. His free time is spent enjoying the outdoors in Grand County golfing, fishing, hiking or skiing with his wife and three children.
Daniel Bost – Assistant Golf Professional firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel has been with Grand Elk for 5 of the last 7 years starting out as a cart attendant. He is currently enrolled as an associate in the PGA PGM program, and assists Head Professional Mike Ritter with Player Development at Grand Elk. Daniel moved to Grand County after attending Lynchburg College in Virginia where he majored in Business Administration.