Pocasset Golf Club General Manager Inducted Into CMAA Honor Society
Chuck Wright, CCM, General Manager of Pocasset Golf Club in Pocasset, Massachusetts and member of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) was inducted into the Club Managers Association of America’s (CMAA) prestigious Honor Society.
By: James P. Simmons, CCM
Mr. Wright earned his way into the Honor Society by fulfilling the following requirements:
Mr. Wright has been in the golf business for almost 40 years now having started at a public course in 1971. He has been in private clubs since 1979 and became a member of CMAA in 1984. He achieved Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation in 1991 and has been recertified twice in 2005 and 2010. Chuck is originally from the Philadelphia CMAA Chapter where he served on the Board for 8 years. He moved to Massachusetts in late 1996 to take the General Manager position at Mount Pleasant Country Club in Boylston, MA. He did an interim General Manager stint at Winchester Country Club (Winchester, MA) for the 2002 season, and then spent the next 4+ years at Worcester Country Club (Worcester, MA) from 2003 through 2007. He moved to Pocasset Golf Club in 2008 upon the opening of their new Clubhouse and is now excited to be entering his fourth season here on Cape Cod.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 240 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. For more information about NECMA, visit our web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With close to 7,000 members across all classifications, CMAA manager members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of its members; to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations. CMAA hosts the World Conference on Club Management and Exposition annually; maintains a highly trafficked Web site — www.cmaa.org —containing club industry resources as well as a section for CMAA members only; researches, writes and develops textbooks, manuals and white papers on club management issues; and is involved in numerous industry-wide initiatives that advance the profession of club management and enrich the lives of its members.
CMAA’s Club Foundation (www.clubfoundation.org)
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To provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members.