Our Team

Our team is ready to serve your needs at Country Club of Boyne.

Clubhouse Team

    • jrichter@boyneresorts.com

      Josh Richter

      Senior Vice President of Golf Operations - BOYNE Resorts

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: St. Charles, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 22
      • Favorite On-Property Activity: Golfing on The Heather followed closely by Taco Tuesday on Ross Patio, yum!
      • Favorite Part of Working at the Club: Working alongside a great team of Golf Professionals and Club Team to have high quality, memorable golf tournaments
      • Community Involvement: The First Tee of Northern Michigan Board of Directors and Golf Committee Chair, Volunteer at The Manna Food Project
    • cpowers@boyne.com

      Casey Powers

      Director of Golf - BOYNE Resorts

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Muskegon, MI / Traverse City, MI
      • College: Hope College
      • Years with Boyne: 24
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Alpine
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Birchwood Farms
      • Clubs played: Callaway
      • Favorite golf memory: My son Griffin birdying the 18th hole to beat me by a stroke for the first itme on The Flamingo course at the Lely Resort in Naples, FL.
    • klonnee@boyne.com

      Keriann Lonnee

      Director of Membership - Country Club of Boyne and Bay Harbor Golf Club

      Country Club of Boyne Director of Membership

      • Hometown: Grand Haven, MI
      • College: Illinois Institute of Art
      • Years with Boyne: 14
      • Favorite On-Property Spot: The Ross Patio - It's the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a beautiful northern Michigan sunset while watching the golfers come in on #18 of Donald Ross!
      • Favorite Part of Working with the club membership: I very much enjoy being able to interact with the members on a personal level throughout the year at events and tournaments. The club and the membership have a real sense of family and it's a very special thing to be a part of that!
      • Community Involvement: Volunteer at The Manna Food Project and with The First Tee of Northern Michigan
    • erin.kuethe@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Erin Kuethe

      Clubhouse Manager

      Clubhouse Manager

      • Hometown: Olivet, MI
      • College: Michigan State University
      • Years with Boyne: Just started in January
      • Favorite on-property spot: In the winter, I love North Peak. When you take friends who haven't skied The Highlands before it feels like you are letting them in on a secret. 
      • Favorite part of working at the Club: I am excited to work with the many amazing team members, both new and old, as well as gtting to know the members and their families.
    • richard.shaw@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Rick Shaw

      Executive Chef

      Executive Chef

      • Hometown: Venice, FL
      • College: Culver-Stockton College & Keiser University 
      • Years with Boyne: 2
      • Favorite on-property spot: The tee box on Arthur Hills hole 13
      • Favorite part of working at the Club: My favorite part of working at the club would be that every day is different, and challenging. 
    • alise.jaworski@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Alise Jaworski

      Food & Beverage Manager

      Country Club of Boyne

      • Hometown: St. Clair, MI
      • College: Michigan State University
      • Years with Boyne: 1
      • Favorite On-Property Spot: BHGC because my husband and I were married there.
      • Favorite Part of Working at the Club: The people! From staff to members to locals to guests!
    • malorie.reno@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Malorie Reno

      Event Manager

      Country Club of Boyne

      • Hometown: Bay City, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 2
      • Favorite On-Property Spot: North Peak or Upper Camelot — The views are unmatched.
      • Favorite Part of Working at the Club: The CCB staff and membership gave me the family I didn't know I needed when moving to Northern Michigan right out of college. The staff at the club is inspiring, compassionate, and dedicated to helping others grow. The relationships I have made and continue to make with our members is something I cerish. The members and staff at the club have helped in my journey as a leader at The Highlands.
    • nick.shaw@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Nick Shaw

      The Moor & Arthur Hills Superintendent

      Country Club of Boyne

      • Hometown: Vicksburg, MI
      • College: Michigan State University
      • Years with Boyne: 16
      • Favorite On-Property Activity: Golf
      • Favorite Part of Working Boyne: The variety each season brings - from the weather changes, to the different people I get to work with from summer to winter. Also love the snowboarding and golf.

PGA Professionals

    • mchumbler@boyne.com

      Mike Chumbler

      President and General Manager - The Highlands

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Bad Axe, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 27
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Cypress Point
      • Clubs played: Callaway
      • Community Involvement: Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Founding Board Member for The First Tee of Northern Michigan
      • Career Highlight: Bill Strausbaugh Award, Michigan Section 2009
      • Favorite golf memory: Hole-in-one on Cypress Point
    • spussehl@innatbayharbor.com

      Scott Pussehl

      Tournaments & Events Professional

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Freeland, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 7
      • Favorite Boyne course: Crooked Tree Golf Club
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Black Lake
      • Clubs played: Callaway Rogue
      • Career Highlight: Drive, Chip, Putt National Contestant 
    • bfriedrich@boyneresorts.com

      Bernie Friedrich

      Director of Golf Course Renovations & Development - BOYNE Resorts

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Born in Schondorf, Germany
      • College: Northern Michigan University
      • Years with Boyne: 46
      • Favorite On-Property Spot: The driving range at the Ross Golf Center. The layout and size is unique for the area.
      • Favorite part of working with the club membership: I love working with club membership, and the public guests we have visit intertwine nicely together so that all can enjoy the club.
      • Community Involvement: Harbor Cup, Manna Food Project, The First Tee, Board member of Michigan Golf Association, Chairman of Michigan PGA Employment Committee
    • sniezgoda@boyne.com

      Steve Niezgoda

      Head Golf Professional - Bay Harbor Golf Club & Golf Buyer - BOYNE Resorts

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Petoskey, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 19
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Alpine
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Mauna Lani - Hawaii
      • Clubs played: Callaway
      • Community Involvement: Raise funds for The Manna Food Project and The First Tee of Northern Michigan through Harbor Cup
      • Favorite golf memory: Passing my PAT and getting my PGA card. 
    • joseph.charles@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Joe Charles

      Teaching Professional and Master Club Fitter - BOYNE Golf Academy

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 2
      • Favorite Boyne course: To be determined!
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Seminole Golf Club, Juno Beach, FL
      • Clubs played: Callaway
      • Community Involvement: PGA Junior League Coach, Gaylord HS Volunteer Golf Coach, School Program Teaching in off season, partnered with First Tee and GAJUGA to host junior golf clinics
      • Favorite Golf Memory: Playing golf with Jack Nicklaus and actually getting the ball air-born in front of him
    • dmcwhorter@boyne.com

      Dave McWhorter

      Teaching Professional and Master Club Fitter - BOYNE Golf Academy

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Sidney, MI
      • College: Lake Superior State University
      • Years with Boyne: 14
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Hidden River Golf and Casting Club
      • Clubs played: TaylorMade
      • Community Involvement: Really enjoy spending time with the Manna Food Project
    • jeff.roth@boyne.com

      Jeff Roth

      PGA Teaching Professional - BOYNE Golf Academy

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Plymouth, MI
      • College: University of Arizona
      • Years with Boyne: 4
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Monterey Peninsula Country Club, California
      • Clubs played: NIKE Irons, Titleist Driver/Fairway/Hybrids
      • Career Highlight: National Club Professional Champion 1993, Michigan Golf Hall of Fame, Michigan PGA Hall of Fame, University of Arizona Golf Hall of Fame
      • Favorite golf memory: Champions TOUR event at Pebble Beach in 2009 - my son caddying and my dad in the gallery! Priceless.
    • dtrudell@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Dave Trudell

      Head Golf Professional - The Heather, The Highlands

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
      • College: Eastern Michigan Univeristy (Hurons)
      • Years with Boyne: 21
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Crystal Downs
      • Clubs played: Titlesit - Staff member since 1995
      • Career Highlights: 2007 Michigan Section Merchandiser of the Year - Resort
      • Favorite golf memory: Holing out for an eagle 2 on #2 Eastern Hills Golf Club while playing with my father.  
    • jdmyers@highlandsharborsprings.com

      John Myers

      Head Golf Professional - Ross Golf Center, The Highlands

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Grove City, OH
      • College: Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC
      • Years with Boyne: 7
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Franklin Hills Country Club
      • Clubs played: Callaway
      • Community Involvment: Varsity Girls Golf Coach Petoskey High School
      • Career Highlight: Assistant Golf Professional of the Year, Michigan Section, 2005
    • chaz.babin@boyne.com

      Chaz Babin

      Assistant Golf Professional - Ross Golf Center, The Highlands

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Midland, MI
      • College: Coastal Carolina University
      • Years with Boyne: 6
      • Favorite Boyne course: Preserve/Links
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Pawleys Island, SC
      • Clubs played: Titleist
      • Career Highlight: Passing my PGA Playing Ability Test on my first try with my father caddying for me. 
    • robert.wilson@highlandsharborsprings.com

      Bob Wilson

      Assistant Golf Professional - Donald Ross Memorial, The Highlands

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Harbor Springs, MI
      • College: Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
      • Years with Boyne: 5
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Pinehurst #2 
      • Clubs played: Callaway 
      • Favorite golf memory: There's been so many over the years it would be hard to single one out. 
    • corey.may@innatbayharbor.com

      Corey May

      Head Golf Professional - Crooked Tree Golf Club

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Pittsfield, MASS
      • College: Coastal Carolina University
      • Years with Boyne: 10
      • Favorite Boyne course: Sugarloaf Golf Club
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club, New Durham, NH
      • Clubs played: TaylorMade
      • Playing Career Highlight: 4th place in PGA State of Maine Championship, 2015
      • Community Involvement: Instruct junior clinics at The Highlands on Sunday afternoons. 
    • zach.zondlo@boynemountain.com

      Zach Zondlo

      Head Golf Professional - Boyne Mountain Resort

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Knoxville, TN
      • College: Coastal Carolina University
      • Years with Boyne: 7
      • Favorite Boyne course: Sugarloaf Golf Club
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Wade Hampton Golf Club
      • Clubs played: Callaway 
      • Favorite golf memory: Learning the game with my grandfather.
    • brian.jakeway@innatbayharbor.com

      Brian Jakeway

      Golf Professional - Bay Harbor Golf Club

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Petoskey, MI
      • College: Golf Academy of America & NCMC
      • Years with Boyne: 1
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Alpine
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Birchwood Farms G&CC
      • Clubs played:  TaylorMade
      • Favorite Golf Memory:  Winning high school invitational at home senior year and having my dad caddie for me in the Michigan Open.
    • brandon.brown@innatbayharbor.com

      Brandon Brown

      Assistant Golf Professional - Bay Harbor Golf Club

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      • Hometown: Hemlock, MI
      • College: Ferris State University
      • Years with Boyne: 3
      • Favorite Boyne course: The Heather
      • Favorite non-Boyne course: Saginaw Country Club
      • Clubs played: Taylormade Driver + Cobra Irons
      • Favorite golf memory: When I made my first hole-in-one in my sophomore year of high school during a county tournament.