PAT KELLEY  PARTNER


     Pat's expereience in golf began in childhood. His Dad was a golf professional who worked for the PGA Tour building several well-known TPC properties, and was a highly respected private club manager. Pat's personal experience dates back to 1995 when he began working in golf maintenance. While in college, Pat had several hands on club roles including outside golf operations and shop associate.

     After college, Pat left the golf industry to pursue a sales and marketing career with Newell Rubbermaid. While at Newell Rubbermaid, he learned several sales and marketing skills that would later serve well in the golf industry. Pat returned to the golf industry selling real estate in club and resort communities. When the recession occurred, he returned to his true passion of operating golf facilities. Since then, Pat has been involved as a revenue strategist in over 15 public, semi-private, and private clubs; managing distressed, bank owned properties and serving as an owner liaison to a large multi-national bank.

Responsibilites at Advance Golf Include:

•  Pricing and segment management 
•  Marketing strategy
•  Operating excellence standards 
•  Leading our Sales culture 

Roles Include:

•  Golf course maintenance
•  Outside operations
•  Golf Shop associate
•  Director of Golf Operations
•  General Manager
•  Regional Manager

Employment History:

•  Club Corp 1995-2002
•  Newell Rubbermaid 2002-2004, 2008
•  Ginn Clubs and Resorts 2005-2008
•  Paradigm Golf 2009-2010
•  Century Golf 2010-2015