George Pinches “George was a private club GM/COO for 33 years. He managed five clubs in three Canadian provinces- including Hamilton Golf & CC, Point Grey Golf & CC, Royal Mayfair Golf Club and The Royal Glenora Club. George served as President of two branches, been National President and a session leader and guest speaker at branch, national and international industry events. He received the Score Golf Manager of the Year Award in 2007.
George studies governance in private clubs and considers the ability to work with boards and committees a key success factor in clubs. He sees governance in private clubs as a collaborative process that can be productive for all concerned.
George currently instructs Golf Club Governance in the Business of Golf and Resort Management Program for McMaster University. He has taught sections of the Business Management Institute (BMI) courses.