Grande Dunes Welcomes New General Manager Of Operations

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Introducing Richard Convertini as General Manager of Operations

McConnell Golf and Grande Dunes Club Management is pleased to welcome and introduce Richard Convertini as General Manager of Operations. Richard comes to Grande Dunes after serving as General Manager at Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita, California for the past 15 years.

Richard brings with him an impressive 35-year record in the hospitality and golf industry, and has held several top-level management positions at various locations across the country, including The Country Club of Colorado and Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort, in Colorado Springs, CO; Palm Springs Marquis Conference Resort in Palm Springs, CA; as well as the Scottsdale Conference Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. In addition to managing golf clubs, Richard is an enthusiastic participant in the sport; in his free time, you'll likely find him on the course.

Richard and his wife of 34 years, Cyndi, originally hail from New York, and have lived with their son Preston on the west coast since 1989. They are excited about this return to the east coast and are looking forward to settling in beautiful South Carolina.

In the new position, Convertini will lead the management of the Grande Dunes Members Club, The Ocean Club at Grande Dunes, the Anchor Café and the Grande Dunes Marina.

For more information about Grande Dunes, visit or call (843) 315-0281.

About Grande Dunes
From the ocean to across the Intracoastal Waterway, Grande Dunes is a 2,200- acre celebration of coastal living like no other community on South Carolina's famed Grand Strand. With an incredible array of world-class amenities and social and recreational opportunities, it has truly taken the Myrtle Beach lifestyle to a whole new level. The club facilities include an 18-hole Nick Price/Craig Schreiner designed championship golf course, practice facilities, clubhouse, Ocean Club, pool, beach access, fitness facilities and tennis courts. The Grande Dunes property is managed by McConnell Golf, LLC.

About McConnell Golf
McConnell Golf ( memberships include privileges at a dozen 18-hole, private golf courses plus one nine-hole course throughout the Carolinas and Tennessee. McConnell Golf's stable of prestigious clubs includes Raleigh Country Club and TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, NC, Sedgefield Country Club Ross Course and Dye Course in Greensboro, NC, Providence Country Club in Charlotte, NC, Old North State Club in New London, NC, Treyburn Country Club in Durham, NC, Brook Valley Country Club in Greenville, NC, Country Club of Asheville (NC), The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island, SC, Musgrove Mill Golf Club in Clinton, SC and Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, TN. McConnell Golf also operates the 27-hole public Raleigh Golf Association and manages the Grande Dunes Members Club and Ocean Club in Myrtle Beach for LStar Ventures.

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