R. Lu (Ronald)
General Committee 2018/2019
|Captain||M.N. Hadaway (Martin)|
|Vice Captain||W.G. Doo Jr. (William)|
|Buildings Convenor||S.C. Murray (Stuart)|
|Courses Convenor||D.J.P. Boulet (Dominique)|
|Finance Convenor||C.W.C. Leung (Clarence)|
|Golf Convenor||A.S.Y. Tsui (Andrew)|
|Legal & General Convenor||K.T.L. Wong (Kenneth)|
|Membership Services Convenor||A.W.L. Kwok (Andy)|
Ian joined the Club as the General Manager in November 2014.
With over 25 years of general management experience at fine private golf and country clubs and prestigious golfing resorts in South East Asia, South Africa, the Middle East and the United States, he brings a wealth of golfing knowledge, tournament operations experience and club management expertise to the management team at the club.
Ian started his working life when he came to Hong Kong as a probationary inspector with the Hong Kong Police in 1983. He left the police force in 1990 to become the Operations Manager at Discovery Bay Golf Club on Lantau Island. In 1995 he left Hong Kong to join Club Corporation of America (a Dallas based company and the world leader in private club ownership and management) and for the next 14 years he was assigned as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of fine private clubs in the Philippines, South Africa and California. He has also worked for Troon Golf at Abu Dhabi Golf Club and, in recent years, as a Director of Operations for IMG’s Club Services Division based in Singapore and as the opening General Manager of the prestigious Nicklaus Club-Beijing in China.
Ph: (852) 2670 1211 ext 820
Dean William Nelson
Director of Golf
Dean is a British Class AA PGA Professional who joined the Club in December 2010.
Dean’s training as a PGA Professional commenced in 1991, where he served as a PGA apprentice at Lanark Golf Club, Scotland, the world’s 25th oldest golf club. Dean went on to graduate in early 1995 and spent the next two years in London where he enhanced his coaching and retailing skills.
Dean then headed back to Scotland where he became the Senior Golf Professional for the Duke of Roxburghe at the Duke’s private resort, The Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course.
From 1999 to 2006 Dean assisted with the growth of Golf in the Middle East with his first post working with Dubai Golf and then with PGA Golf Management where he was tasked with the challenge of opening the first grass golf course in Kuwait.
Most recently Dean has been in Portugal’s Algarve region working with Starwood Hotels and Resorts in their European flagship resort the 5-star Sheraton Algarve Hotel and Pine Cliffs Residence. His role as Senior Director of Golf and Recreation saw him oversee the golf and recreation of the resort as well as having a role on the regions executive committee advising to two further golf resorts.
Ph: (852) 2670 1211 ext 781
Randy Witt, CGCS
Randy has served as the Club’s Course Manager since 2006.
Before moving to Hong Kong, Randy was Golf Course Superintendent of the Bull at Pinehurst Falls in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course which was ranked 2nd best new Upscale Golf Course for 2004 by Golf Digest magazine.
Previously, he acted as a consultant to The Woods Golf Course in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Between 1984 and 2002, he was Golf Course Superintendent at the Oneida Golf and Country Club in Green Bay. He upgraded the club to achieve a ranking as one of the Top Ten Golf Courses in the state.
From 1978 to 1983, he was Golf Course Superintendent at Janesville Country Club in Wisconsin; and from 1975 to 1978, Golf Course Superintendent at Reedsburg Country Club in Wisconsin.
Randy is a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and graduated from Penn State University’s Turfgrass Management Program.
Ph: (852) 2671 4232
Sue Sue Tong
Sue Sue joined the Club in 1987.
Having received the International Baccalaureate Diploma from the International School of Geneva, she went on to obtain her Diploma d’Etude Hoteliere Superieures from the Ecole Hoteliere in Lausanne.
After training with Hong Kong Hilton and the Movenpick Restaurant & Hotel Group in Geneva, she held a variety of positions with the five star luxury Hotel de La Reserve by Lake Geneva from 1980 to 1983 and served as office and personnel manager at the Washington Square Bar & Grill in San Francisco from 1984 to 1985, followed by a year studying Intensive Mandarin at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ph: (852) 2670 1211 ext 823
Jonny joined the Club in 1997.
He started his career in auditing at Price Waterhouse, an international audit firm, and held accounting positions with the restaurant groups Hot Gossip Ltd. and YHY Food Product Ltd., Gordon C. & Co., Ltd., a watch manufacturer with factories in China, Olivier Hong Kong Ltd., a trading group in Asia with headquarter in Hong Kong, and United Artists Cinema Circuit Ltd.
Jonny is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and a Master of Professional Accounting.
Ph: (852) 2670 1211 ext 833
Deep Water Bay Manager
Born in the UK, Edward moved to Hong Kong in 1986 and is a fluent Cantonese speaker.
Edward started his hospitality career in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Hong Kong. He then joined the Ritz-Carlton Hotel company where he held various management positions over a period of 6 years. During his career Edward has worked for some of the leading brands in the industry including The Mandarin Oriental, The Ritz-Carlton, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Swire Hotels. Most recently Edward held the position of Director of Food and Beverage at The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club where he was responsible for the entire Food & Beverage operation.
PH: (852) 28127070