New Bern, NC, April 18, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Fairfield Harbour (http://www.fhpoa.com), a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, has announced that Michael Cooper has joined Harbour Pointe Golf Club, a resort-style 18-hole, par-72 championship course located within the community, as the new general manager. In his new position, Cooper will be responsible for ensuring the overall success of Harbour Pointe Golf Club, overseeing golf outings and events, and providing direction in all aspects of management of the golf facilities. The latter will include golf operations, course maintenance, customer service, sales and marketing, food and beverage, accounting and budgeting, and human resources.
Prior to joining Harbour Pointe Golf Club, Cooper served as assistant manager at Fernandina Beach Golf Club on Amelia Island, Fla. and later as director of golf for RedGate Golf Course in Rockville, Md. He received his Bachelor of Science in professional golf management and business management from Clemson University and earned his Class A PGA membership upon graduation. A native of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Richmond, Va., Cooper resides in Fairfield Harbour.
“I am honored to join Harbour Pointe Golf Club and am looking forward to overseeing the success of this pristine club and course,” said Cooper. “Growing up, my grandfather owned and operated several small executive golf courses in Stuart, Fla., which allowed my passion for golf to develop at a very early age. I hope to bring this passion and love for the sport to my new position here at Harbour Pointe.”
“We are pleased to have Michael join the Fairfield Harbour community as the new general manager of Harbour Pointe Golf Club,” said Mystre’ Van Horn, on-site community manager for Fairfield Harbour. “Michael’s dedication to overseeing the success of both Harbour Pointe and the surrounding Fairfield Harbour community is evident, and we wish him luck as he enters his new position.”
Harbour Point Golf Club is part of the Billy Casper Golf family of courses, private clubs and resorts. Billy Casper Golf manages more than 140 golf courses in 28 states. For more information, visit http://www.billycaspergolf.com/index.php.
About Fairfield Harbour:
Established in 1975, Fairfield Harbour is a boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, North Carolina. Residents living in this recreational, resort and retirement community have access to numerous social networks as well as a 75-acre manmade harbor along the Neuse River that lies only 18 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway. Fairfield Harbour is located on more than 2,000 acres and includes more than 1,300 privately-owned single family homes, 144 condominiums and 24 townhouses. Dedicated to giving back to the community, Fairfield Harbour and its residents actively support more than 75 nonprofit groups in the region, including the Wounded Warrior Project, Tryon Palace, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Coastal Women’s Shelter. Community Association Services (CAS, Inc.), which is led by John Stone, president, serves as the professional management company for Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield Harbour was most recently named “Community of the Year” by the Community Association Institute of North Carolina. For more information about Fairfield Harbour, visit http://www.fhpoa.com.
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