Cronk Group Management
Carrington Group is excited to announce that The Cronk Group, a trusted leader in golf business management and consulting in Canada, has been selected to manage all operations at Tower Ranch Golf Club effective immediately.
“The Cronk Group comes highly recommended from both the private and public sector of the golf industry,” said David Keelan, CFO of Carrington Group of Companies. “Their reputation, knowledge, and experience in the industry makes them a perfect fit to lead Tower Ranch Golf Club moving forward.”
Day-to-day management will be provided by Eric Thorsteinson, Director of Operations for Cronk Group. Eric has extensive club management experience, including managing four of the Top 100 Courses and Resorts in Canada. Designed by renowned Canadian golf course architect Thomas McBroom, Tower Ranch is a golfer’s golf course with a rugged layout, undulating true greens and immaculate conditions. A favourite destination for both local and travelling golfers from around the world, award-winning Tower Ranch is continuously ranked as one of the best courses in the Okanagan.
“We are thrilled to embark on a new era with Tower Ranch Golf Club” said James Cronk, Principal of Cronk Group. “We believe strongly that this magnificent facility can continue to grow and prosper, and we have some exciting plans for 2019 and beyond that we believe will help the club maximize its potential.”
Eric Thorsteinson – Director of Operations – Cronk Group
250-491-8211 (ext 211) | email@example.com
Eric has had the pleasure of managing four of the top 100 Golf Courses and Resorts in Canada. Eric has a passion for creating memorable experiences for his guests and staff alike.
A graduate of the Golf Management program at Lethbridge Community College, Eric holds the distinction of being the first member of PGA Canada, with the internationally recognized Certified Club Manager designation given by the Club Managers Association of America. Key strengths and core competencies include; Club Governance, Food & Beverage Management, Accounting & Financial Management, Human & Professional Resources, Leadership, Marketing, Golf & Sport Management, External & Governmental Influences, Facilities Management, and Interpersonal Skills. He was presented the PGA of Canada Merchandiser of the Year Award.
As a past Board Member of the PGA of Alberta, past President of the Southern Interior Branch of the Canadian Society of Club Managers and past National Board Member of the CSCM, he brings a unique and broad body of experiences to Cronk Group.