MARINE DRIVE GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES JAMIE ROBB AS GOLF COURSE SUPERINTENDENT
VANCOUVER, BC (April 1, 2019) – Marine Drive Golf Club is pleased to announce that Jamie Robb will be joining Marine Drive Golf Club as Golf Course Superintendent on Monday, April 15. Mr. Robb was recently the Golf Course Superintendent at Capilano Golf & Country Club and has previous experience at Weston Golf and Country Club, The National Golf Club of Canada, Hamilton Golf & Country Club, The Toronto Golf Club and Mississaugua Golf and Country Club. He is also the current President of the British Columbia Golf Superintendents Association.
“In addition to Jamie’s extensive knowledge and experience in agronomy, he is a proven leader with the ability to deliver a world-class product. We are thrilled to have Jamie join our Senior Leadership Team and contribute in the pursuit of delivering the best golf experience for our membership,” said Tom Schellenberg, Chief Operating Officer of Marine Drive Golf Club.
Doug Roxburgh, a 4 time Canadian Amateur Champion and Marine Drive member noted, “I am incredibly excited about Jamie joining our Senior Management Team. He has a demonstrated record of excellence and passion about his work and the game of golf. I have no doubt he will lead our Links Department to provide a superb playing experience as well as honour the traditions of our Club.”
Following his recent appointment, Jamie Robb said, “I am excited to help lead change with COO Tom Schellenberg and the rest of the team at Marine Drive. Tom is a leader in our industry and his energy and enthusiasm are invigorating. The renovations planned with Mr. Jim Urbina have the opportunity to breathe new life into the course, while keeping its tradition as the club makes its way towards its centennial year.”
About Marine Drive Golf Club
Established in 1922 and designed by A.V. Macan, Marine Drive Golf Club is one of 3 private golf clubs in Vancouver, British Columbia. At 6,300 yards, this ideally situated and mature course requires precise ball striking and good strategy. Over the years, Marine Drive has developed, tested and produced some of Canada’s greatest amateur and professional golfers with countless awards and accolades.
A proud member of the BC and Canadian golfing community, Marine Drive has hosted the Canadian Women’s, Canadian Men’s, Men’s Senior and Junior Boys Championships, the 1992 World Amateur Championship (Women and Men), the 1999 Ladies Commonwealth Trophy Matches (Now the Astor Trophy) and many other events.
For more information, please contact
Tom Schellenberg l Chief Operating Officer
Marine Drive Golf Club
Vancouver, BC V6P 6H1