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Join us in welcoming our new Superintendent, Mr. Brandon Bubar and congratulating our newly appointed General Manager, Austin Westphal!

Exciting News!

 

RE: SUPERINTENDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER HIRING

 

Dear Members of Avondale Golf Club,

 

It is with great excitement that we announce the hiring of our Next Head Golf Course Superintendent, Mr. Brandon Bubar! Brandon most recently spent his last 9 years at Coeur d’Alene Golf Club providing top notch conditions for the Coeur d’Alene Community! Prior to Coeur d’Alene Golf Club, Brandon has spent time at other facilities such as Boise Ranch Golf Course and Shadow Valley Golf Course!

Brandon has extesnsive education and experience earning his Bachelors in Agricultural Science and Technology with a Minor in Horticulture.

Brandon is ecstatic to begin the journey at Avondale Golf Club and looks forward to providing excellent golf facilities to our Members and Guests. Brandon’s first day in office will be on February 5th!

Welcome to the Avondale family, Brandon!

 

A note from Mr. Brandon Bubar!

 

Please join us in congratulating Austin Westphal who has been promoted to General Manager, a position that will report directly to the Avondale Board of Directors.  Austin has excelled as the interim General Manager. In the past 4 months he has successfully provided the leadership, management skills, creativity, and hard work to move Avondale forward.  Here is a short list of some of the things Austin has accomplished:  

 

  • Enhanced the Avondale communications with staff, Board, and membership.

  • Updated and enhanced the Avondale website.

  • Oversaw the installation and implementation of the Trackman Simulators

  • Developed the 2024 operating and capital expenditures budgets.

  • Initiated and oversaw bunker refurbishing project.

  • Oversaw the main well refurbishing project.

  • Oversaw the kitchen expansion project.

  • Re-organized staff: Hired a new Golf Course Superintendent. Established new goals and metrics for the restaurant. Re-Structured our golf operations, to create a Director of Golf and Head Professional. 

  • Researched and will soon implement an accounts payable/purchasing software to monitor cash flow and the purchases made by Avondale.Is actively involved in creating a vision and strategic planning process for Avondale.

  • Profitably managed the day-to-day activities of the club.   

 

 

The Board has found Austin to be an outstanding interim General Manager and looks forward to working with him in the future. Austin will be working closely with the Avondale Board of Directors, standing committees, and staff to assure Avondale Golf Club stays on its mission of:– “dedicated in offering its members and guests excellent golf facilities within reasonable financial guidelines”. 

 

A note from Austin Westphal!

 

Sincerely,

The Board of Directors