Snowshoe, W. Va. – In October 2015, Up to Par Management appointed Miles Loughlin general manager and director of golf at The Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Loughlin, who was most recently the assistant golf professional at The Water’s Edge Country Club in Smith Mountain Lake, Va., will begin his duties on November 16. In addition to his work at The Raven Golf Club, during the winter season Miles will also be the hotel manager responsible for all hotel operations for Snowshoe Mountain Resort’s Silver Creek Lodge.
With more than 10 years experience, Loughlin, brings a wealth of knowledge specific to retail, event and golf course management. He also qualified for the Virginia State Open in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015, and won the inaugural Cy Bahakel Pro-Am.
“We are thrilled to welcome Miles to the Up to Par and Snowshoe Mountain Resort family,” said Sean Taylor, chief executive officer of Up to Par Management, LLC, which manages golf and marketing at The Raven. “He is a strong leader with an excellent background in hospitality operations. We’re thankful he will also be working directly with Snowshoe at the Silver Creek Lodge as this will only continue to strengthen our already sound relationship. We look forward to seeing the impact Miles will make at The Raven.”
Loughlin, who was elected to PGA membership in 2008, has excelled as a golf professional at clubs in Virginia such as Ole Monterey Golf Club in Roanoke, Hidden Valley Country Club in Salem and Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal. Additionally, he was a head golf professional at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Harrisonburg and a retail sales manager at Golf Mart, Inc. in Roanoke.
Among his accomplishments, Loughlin increased rounds and revenue at Ole Monterey by 71% over the course of four years, coordinated and executed more than 120 events at Shenandoah Valley and taught more than 100 private lessons in five months at Hidden Valley.
The Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain Resort has garnered recognition from GolfWeek magazine, which ranked it as the #2 public course in the state of West Virginia and the #30 public course in the U.S. In addition to an outstanding course, Raven offers several dining facilities, all featuring stunning views of the surrounding mountain range. For more information, visit snowshoemtn.com/raven/raven-golf-at-snowshoe.aspx.
For more information about Up to Par Management, visit uptoparmanagement.com.