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Posted on: March 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Fellows Creek Golf Club’s Jason McIntyre Named Billy Casper Golf ‘Superintendent of the Year’

Honoring the central region superintendent whose above-and-beyond performance in all areas of agronomic management serves as a shining example, Billy Casper Golf cites McIntyre’s amazing accomplishments: impeccable course conditions significantly improved guest experiences; a team-first approach cultivated the region’s most polished group of turf experts; adherence to a long-term strategy has positioned Fellows Creek for immediate and future success; and solid business principles which maintained labor and operating costs below budget without comprise to product quality

“We are extremely proud of Jason and honored he’s part of the Billy Casper Golf family,” says Joel Gohlmann, Senior Vice President of BCG. “He is critical in helping Fellows Creek achieve financial growth by presenting a gorgeous golf course every day.”

Billy Casper Golf oversees all aspects of the Fellows Creek operation, including golf course and property maintenance, sales, marketing and public relations, staffing and training, merchandising, restaurant and banquet activities, special events and financial management.

“Under Jason’s direction, Fellows Creek is synonymous with terrific playability,” says Jeff LeBlanc, General Manager of Fellows Creek. “Detroit-area golfers are fortunate that one of the nation’s finest superintendents in their backyard.”

About Fellows Creek Golf Club
Situated 30 minutes west of Detroit, Fellows Creek was co-designed by renowned Michigan-based architects Bruce Matthews and his son, Jerry. Three nine-hole, par-36 golf courses treat guests to unique experiences:

• The 3,222-yard South Nine is known for rolling terrain and several elevation changes. Named among the “Toughest 18 holes in Southeast Michigan” by The Detroit Free Press, the signature 208-yard, par-3 No. 9 features an uphill approach shot and creek running tee to green.

• The 3,241-yard East Nine presents entertaining challenges to all golfers of all abilities. Most notably is the 512-yard, par-5 No. 3 with its tree-lined fairway down the left and a two-tiered green that is guarded by a pond and flanked by bunkers.

• The 3,280-yard West Nine includes two reachable par 5s and long par 3s. The drivable 298-yard, par-4 No. 2 tempts golfers to go for the green but risk hitting into a tree-lined fairway and a creek 60 yards short of the putting surface.

Home to a fully-stocked pro shop, restaurant and elegant banquet room for up to 300 guests, the renovated clubhouse boasts views of the course and is a favorite for weddings, corporate outings and other social engagements. More information:, 734/728-1300.

About Billy Casper Golf
Founded more than 25 years ago in cooperation with the late golf legend Billy Casper, the company is one of the largest domestic owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts with nearly 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, VA with regional offices across America, Billy Casper Golf specializes in course and property maintenance, staffing and training, clubhouse operations, food-and-beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management. More information available at:, 703/761-1444.

In addition to providing management solutions, company highlights include Buffalo Brand Invigoration Group, the in-house golf-sport-lifestyle strategy development, public relations, branding, integrated marketing, digital-social media and creative services firm; Billy Casper Signature, the private division that manages high-end, member-equity, residential-inclusive and other types of clubs and resorts; BCG Ventures featuring proprietary, innovative programs like the annual "World's Largest Golf Outing;" and Casper Labs, the testing ground for FootGolf, GolfBoard, Billy Casper Digital Network and other programming that drives engagement.

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