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Golf Courses Director

Jeff Hollis

jeff hollis

Golf Courses Director

A city employee since 1985, Jeff Hollis oversees three award-winning, city-owned golf courses - Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links and Twin Brooks. This includes the driving ranges, clubhouses, golf pro shop operations, PGA instruction programs, tournaments and golf courses maintenance. The department operates as an enterprise fund receiving no tax dollar support, and covers all operational and capital expenditures with user fees.

He has an associate's degree from St. Petersburg College. He is a Class "A" PGA Master Golf Professional and member of the PGA of America; is a PGA Certified General Manager; and is a graduate of the National Institute of Golf Management. The North Florida Section of the PGA has awarded Jeff with the Horton Smith Education Award, the Public Golf Merchandiser of the Year Award, the Bill Strausbaugh Club Relations Award and the Golf Professional of the Year Award. Jeff was inducted into the North Florida PGA Hall of Fame in 2013.
 
Jeff is a committee chair and volunteer for the PGA Tampa Bay Championship; a past trustee board member and instructor for the National Institute of Golf Management; a past executive board member of the North Florida PGA and past president of the West Central Chapter PGA. Jeff participates in and has volunteered in various areas including: served as a board member for the St. Petersburg College Athletic Boosters Association; the Mayor's Mentors and More Program; served as president of the Seminole High School Boys Basketball Booster Club; Varsity Boys Golf Coach at Northside Christian School.
 
Mangrove Bay has been listed in Golf Digest's Top 50 Public Golf Courses and Golf For Women magazine's Top 100 Women Friendly Golf Courses.  The facility was also awarded the Public Golf Achievement Award by the National Golf Foundation.

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