Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2012
The Polo Club of Boca Raton was very pleased to introduce Brett Morris as the new General Manager and Chief Operating Officer to an enthusiastic gathering of approximately 1,000 Members who welcomed him with a standing ovation. Mr. Morris will be responsible for the overall operations of the private South Florida residential country club. Mr. Morris was formerly the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at Fresh Meadow Country Club, a Five Star Platinum Club of America located on the north shore of Long Island, New York. He graduated from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York in 1988 and began his career working in various restaurants in New York City including The American Festival Cafe at Rockefeller Center.
Mr. Morris began working in the country club business more than 20 years ago at the age of 23 as Executive Chef at The Milbrook Club in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he worked for five years. His career advancements include eight productive years at Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle, New York, initially hired as the Executive Chef, successfully securing the Clubhouse Manager position and advancing to General Manager and Chief Operating Officer. In 2003, he was recruited and accepted the position of General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at Fresh Meadow Country Club, where he has remained for the past nine years.
“My vision for The Polo Club is to create a club environment encompassing the highest level of quality, product appearance and attitude. Most importantly, to create a lifestyle for our Membership so that they will choose The Polo Club first for their family and lifestyle needs,” said Brett Morris. Doug Green, President and Chief Executive Officer at The Polo Club said, “We set the bar very high when we began our search for a new GM/COO. We wanted a leader, a partner who will be integral to us in achieving our objective, namely, for The Polo Club to not only flourish for years to come, but to offer our Members the best in amenities and lifestyle in all of South Florida – Brett Morris is our guy !! ”
Over the last few years, The Polo Club of Boca Raton has been recognized with numerous awards including the 2011 Best of Boca Raton award and as the #1 Private Tennis Facility in the world.
About The Polo Club of Boca Raton
The Polo Club of Boca Raton is a premiere, private, Member-owned residential community in Palm Beach County Florida providing world-class amenities and services to its Members. The Club’s desirable location and surroundings promote a healthy lifestyle, which is complemented by a friendly, caring Membership and highly trained professional staff. The Polo Club centers itself around a magnificent 145,000 square foot clubhouse with multiple dining venues, two 18 hole championship golf courses designed by Tim Freeland, 27 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a new Family Resort Pool
Complex with a Children’s Activity Center, a 35,000 square foot world class Spa and Fitness Center and a diverse social and cultural events schedule. For more information, visit The Polo Club of Boca Raton at http://www.poloclub.net or follow us on Facebook.