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Southern Trace Country Club welcomes new general manager

Jeffrey Sacchet will oversee all elements of the club, including golf operations, agronomy, food and beverage and sales/marketing at the club in Shreveport, La.

Shreveport, Louisiana (September 22, 2020) – Southern Trace Country Club in Shreveport, Louisiana recently welcomed Jeffrey Sacchet as the club’s new general manager. Sacchet will oversee all elements of the club including golf operations, agronomy, food & beverage and sales/marketing.

General manager Jeffrey Sacchet of Southern Trace Country Club in Shreveport, La.
Jeffrey Sacchet

Sacchet is a 30-year veteran of the hospitality and private club industries. He brings extensive experience in both food and beverage operations and member service excellence having served at hotels and private clubs throughout his career. Originally from the Bronx, New York, Sacchet spent the last 14 years working at clubs in Florida, including The Club at Hammock Beach in Palm Coast where he served as director of food and beverage; BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens where he was the director of clubhouse operations; and Eastpointe Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens where he was the general manager. A graduate of Fordham University, Sacchet has relocated to Shreveport with his wife, Nancy, and their 16-year-old daughter.

“Jeffrey is well experienced in leading both golf and F&B operations,” said Southern Trace Country Club Board President Steve Skrivanos. “The Board was impressed by Jeffrey’s management style of developing and coaching his staff and his focus on building a strong team with emphasis on what he identified as his four principles of professionalism, poise, passion, and a servant’s heart in anyone that works with him. We are thrilled to have him leading Southern Trace Country Club.”

Established in 1988, Southern Trace Country Club features a beautiful Arthur Hills-designed golf course that plays through open meadows and a dense oak forest. The 7,015-yard golf course has appeared atop Golf Digest’s ranking of top courses in Louisiana several times and has a proud history of hosting high-level professional and amateur tournaments, including the WEB.Com Tour’s Southern Open from 1990-2002, multiple state amateur championships and the AJGA David Toms Junior Invitational. In addition to an award-winning golf course, Southern Trace members also enjoy a host of club amenities, including eight tennis courts, a resort-style swimming pool complex and a fully equipped fitness center. Arthur’s Bar and Grill overlooks the first hole, has two outdoor patios to dine al fresco and multiple televisions.

Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon®, manages golf, club and food & beverage operations as well golf course agronomy and membership marketing at Southern Trace Country Club.

For more information on Southern Trace Country Club, visit www.SouthernTraceCC.comor call (318) 798-8300

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 435-plus locations around the globe, including managing 470-plus 18-hole equivalent golf courses. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 485-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 40-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Green Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. There are currently 67 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 87 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington; The Virginian and Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards in Bristol, Virginia; Kapalua Golf in Maui, Hawaii; Lofoten Links in Gimsoysand, Norway; and The Els Club Dubai in United Arab Emirates. For additional news and information,

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