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Bayside Resort Golf Club welcomes new general manager

Brian Rashley will oversee all elements of the club from golf operations, agronomy, sales/marketing to food & beverage and fitness club operations.

Selbyville, Delaware (October 14, 2021) – Bayside Resort Golf Club, a Troon Privé-managed, semi-private facility in Selbyville, Delaware, recently welcomed Brian Rashley as the club’s new general manager. As general manager, Rashley will oversee all elements of the club from golf operations, agronomy, sales/marketing to food & beverage and fitness club operations. Bayside Resort Golf Club features an award-winning, 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature course which Golfweek Magazine ranks as the state’s top golf course.

Rashley has 12 years of golf and hospitality industry experience, having most recently served as general manager of Bear Trap Dunes Golf Club, a Troon-managed and Carl M Freeman Companies-owned club in Ocean View, Delaware. Prior to Bear Trap Dunes, he spent nine years at Seaview Golf Club in Absecon, New Jersey, working his way from college intern, to lead golf instructor, to head golf professional, and ultimately general manager/director of golf.  

Brian Rashley

“We are delighted to welcome Brian to Bayside Resort Golf Club. He comes to us with a great deal of knowledge, and a genuine passion for the customer experience. Brian is known for creating an environment where team members can do their best work,” said Michelle D. Freeman, CEO of the Carl M. Freeman Companies. “Brian is committed to understanding the member’s perspective and working tirelessly to insure that everyone’s experience remains a point of pride.”

Originally from North Wales, Penn, Rashley graduated from Methodist University in 2009 with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Professional Golf Management. He currently resides in Millville, Delaware with his wife, Samantha and their two daughters Charleigh and Brynnleigh.

“Joining Bayside Resort Golf Club is an extraordinary opportunity for me,” said Rashley. “I feel extremely grateful to be advancing my career with Troon while staying with the Carl M Freeman Companies and continuing to call the Bethany Beach Area home. Being general manager at the top golf course in Delaware is a dream come true. I look forward to joining a team filled with outstanding talent and the desire to deliver an exceptional experience the membership has come to expect at Bayside Resort Golf Club.”

Owned by the Carl M. Freeman Companies, the Bayside community is thoughtfully designed to enhance the land’s beauty, while providing plentiful amenities and residential choices. In May 2021, Bayside Resort Golf Club was rated as the No. 1 golf course in Delaware by Golfweek in the publication’s “2021 Best Courses You Can Play in Each State” list. Bayside offers unique amenities, including community pools, fitness, tennis, kayaking, paddle boarding, stocked ponds, a dog park, poolside bars, life enrichment classes, kids’ programming, community events, and an integrated retail and entertainment venue.

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About Troon

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at 590-plus locations around the globe, including managing 640-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 610-plus food and beverage operations located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 45-plus states and 30-plus countries, Troon’s family of brands includes Troon Golf, Troon Privé, Troon International, Honours Golf, OB Sports, Indigo Golf Partners, CADDIEMASTER, True Club Solutions, Cliff Drysdale Tennis and RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design. Troon-affiliated properties include Indian Wells Golf Resort in Indian Wells, California; Yas Links Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates; The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia; and Lake of Isles in North Stonington, Connecticut. For additional news and information, visit

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