Greenville Country Club announces hire of Sean McGaughey as Director of Golf

July 1, 2020

Greenville Country Club, one of the South’s most historic golf clubs, recently announced the hire of Sean McGaughey as Director of Golf. In this role, McGaughey will oversee all aspects of the club’s golf program, as well as the operations of GCC’s two 18-hole, private golf courses.

McGaughey has an impressive resume honing his craft as a PGA Professional at the Golf Digest rated Best Resort in California and Conde’ Nast Top Ten Resort in the USA, CordeValle Golf Club, where he was an instrumental part of three Fry’ PGA tour events, one PGA Cup, and the US Senior Women’s Amateur. He then moved to nationally-recognized Atlanta Country Club where he was Head Golf Professional. While at ACC, McGaughey enhanced the member experience through tournaments, clinics, junior golf participation, innovative merchandising, and his implementation of five-star member service, and most recently served as Director of Golf at the premier 36-hole resort in the Florida Panhandle, Camp Creek and Shark’s Tooth Golf Club. While at Camp Creek / Shark’s Tooth he managed 1,100 members, 40 golf staff employees, increased merchandise sales, expanded the teaching facility, and successfully won the bid for the 2021 ACC Championship.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sean and his wife, Loren, to the Greenville Country Club family,” said Greg Hobbs, General Manager and COO for Greenville Country Club. “He brings a vast resume of experience with his arrival that we are excited to have access to, and believe he will quickly become an instrumental part of everything we have going on here at the club.”

As part of his new position, and in addition to the oversight of the Riverside and Chanticleer courses, McGaughey will oversee an instructional staff of six PGA Professionals, a dedicated junior golf program, as well as future events and programs.


About Greenville Country Club

A Greenville family tradition since 1895, the Greenville Country Club (“GCC”) is one of the South’s most historic and prestigious country clubs. The Club blends historic Southern charm, professional etiquette and private family warmth for an unmatched social athletic experience. With two championship golf courses, a 17-court lighted tennis complex, a two-pool aquatic center and a new 45,000 square foot Clubhouse with fitness and wellness center recently opened, members of Greenville Country Club enjoy an extraordinary club experience. Follow Greenville Country Club on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.