River Bend Golf and Recreation Area announce changes to management

River Bend Golf and Recreation Area will have new faces behind the operation in 2019.

The Board of Directors announced the restructuring late Thursday, citing demands changing substantially over the last five years.

Rod MacPherson, a former general manager and head professional at the Ponoka Golf Club, will take over for Brian Miller as the General Manager at River Bend on Feb. 1.

MacPherson has been involved in the golf industry over the last 36 years.

Phil McCluskey takes over for Todd Fiske as the new head professional.

McCluskey started at the Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club in Drumheller in 1993 as an assistant pro, before becoming the head professional in 1996. Originally from Red Deer, McCluskey was also appointed General Manager/ head pro in Drumheller in 2003.

Jason Brattley has also changed roles, earning a promotion to course and grounds superintendent. He was the assistant superintendent over the past seven years.



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River Bend Golf and Recreation Area announce changes to management

River Bend Golf and Recreation Area will have new faces behind the operation in 2019.

The Board of Directors announced the restructuring late Thursday, citing demands changing substantially over the last five years.

Rod MacPherson, a former general manager and head professional at the Ponoka Golf Club, will take over for Brian Miller as the General Manager at River Bend on Feb. 1.

MacPherson has been involved in the golf industry over the last 36 years.

Phil McCluskey takes over for Todd Fiske as the new head professional.

McCluskey started at the Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club in Drumheller in 1993 as an assistant pro, before becoming the head professional in 1996. Originally from Red Deer, McCluskey was also appointed General Manager/ head pro in Drumheller in 2003.

Jason Brattley has also changed roles, earning a promotion to course and grounds superintendent. He was the assistant superintendent over the past seven years.



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