Growing up in Idaho, Chris grew up playing golf, baseball and basketball. Chris is an avid Boston Red Sox fan and tries to go to as many games as he can. Chris has always had a business mind as he has been a business owner in the furniture industry and a Partner in a Real Estate Development company prior to joining ClubCorp in 2009. He loved the golf business and knew this was going to be his career. He began his career in the golf industry with Seville Golf and Country Club in Gilbert, AZ working as a Tournament Director and Assistant golf professional.
In 2012, he accepted his first Head Professional position with Shady Valley Golf Club in Arlington, Texas. There he was able to learn and develop as a Head Professional and 2 years later he accepted a position as Director of Golf for Walnut Creek Country Club a 36 hole facility in Mansfield, Texas. In 2017, he had the opportunity to join Meadowbrook Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma as the General Manager and served in the at roll for a year. His family wanted to get back to Texas and Stonebridge Country Club was a great fit for both him and his family.
Chris has been married Mackenzie since 2001, they have 3 beautiful children Emma, Cami and Carson. They live in Melissa, Texas and are really enjoying being back in Texas. Chris received his class ³A² membership into the PGA of America in 2014.
Chris is excited to be a part of a great team at Stonebridge Ranch Country Club!
Role: Director of Agronomy
Serving Since: 2019
We would like to welcome Jim Sanders back to Stonebridge Ranch Country Club as our next Director of Golf and Assistant General Manager. Jim has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of the golf industry, and has served as the General Manager at Lantana Golf Club for the past 4 years, Prior to Lantana, he spent time as our Director of Golf, the General Manager & Director of Golf at Gentle Creek Golf Club, and as the Head Golf Professional at several North Texas courses including Thorntree Country Club, Bridlewood Golf Club, and The Lakes at Castle Hills.
Jim graduated from Texas Tech University with a BBA in Management and was a four-year letterman on the Red Raider Golf Team. He has been married for 25 years to his wife, Brandy, and they have two children, Brittney and Braeden, both of whom attend Texas Tech University. They currently live in Allen and have called that area home for the past 18 years.
When he’s not at the Club, Jim enjoys spending time with his family, watching any game involving the Red Raiders, hanging out with friends, and even an occasional round of golf.