GBN recruits the most accomplished Professionals from across the golf industry, to include General Managers, Head Golf Professionals, Directors of Golf, Golf Course Superintendents and Directors of Agronomy. The success of our firm depends first and foremost on the strength and compatibility of our professional team. We are structured to promote internal collaboration; as such, our clients receive the full resources of our entire firm, rather than the network of an individual consultant.

“Working with GBN has been an exceptional experience. Their commitment to understanding our unique needs and the industry landscape was evident from the beginning. The professionalism and efficiency displayed throughout the search process was truly commendable. GBN’s dedication, expertise, and personalized approach differentiates them in this industry.” – Michael Menery, General Manager, Old Marsh Golf Club

Meet Our Executive Search Team

Search & Recruitment

Patrick Seither

Patrick Seither

President & CEO

Bob Ford

Bob Ford


Dennis Satyshur

Dennis Satyshur


Dave Ransom

Dave Ransom


Our search team diligently researches, plans, recruits and coordinates all aspects of the recruitment process which ensures exceptional results. Complementing our proprietary database, our Partners leverage their extensive professional network to confirm and validate that the most qualified candidates are identified throughout the search process. The driving force behind our firm’s momentum is some of the most qualified search consultants in the industry. We have intentionally combined the highest level of industry experience with global expertise in executive search. The result is an unparalleled outcome for our clients.

Client Testimonials:

“It was certainly a great experience and an immense pleasure to work with the team at Golf Business Network to locate top candidates for our Director of Golf position. The GBN team are consummate professionals who were always accessible throughout the search process. My search for a new Director of Golf with GBN was an extremely positive experience, and I strongly recommend them to any club looking for professional assistance with locating talented candidates.”

– David Sheppard, General Manager/COO, Atlanta Athletic Club

“From the beginning, GBN’s professionalism was remarkable. How they went out of their way to learn the culture of not only the membership but also the staff shows they truly understand the club industry. The result for us was an outstanding new hire. We couldn’t have done it without them.”

– Aidan Murphy, General Manager, Old Warson Country Club, St. Louis, MO

Recent Placements:

Kinsale Golf Club, Naples, FL – Director of Club Operations

Tamarack Country Club, Greenwich, CT – Head Golf Professional

Austin Country Club, Austin, TX – Director of Golf

Medinah Country Club, Medinah, IL – Director of Golf

Old Marsh Golf Club, Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Director of Golf

APOGEE, Hobe Sound, FL – Chief Operating Officer

The Windsor Club, Vero Beach, FL – Director of Golf

Laurel Valley Golf Club, Ligonier, PA – Chief Operating Officer

Carmel Country Club, Charlotte, NC – Director of Golf

Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta, FL – Director of Golf Course Maintenance

Jonathan’s Landing Golf Club, Jupiter, FL – Director of Golf

Sage Valley Golf Club, Graniteville, SC – Director of Golf

Palmetto Bluff Club, Bluffton, SC – Director of Golf Club Operations

Greensboro Country Club, Greensboro, NC – Chief Operating Officer

Barrington Hills Country Club, Barrington, IL – Head Golf Professional

Canterbury Golf Club, Cleveland, OH – Head Golf Professional

Country Club of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT – Head Golf Professional

Briarwood Country Club, Chicago, IL – Head Golf Professional

Belle Haven Country Club, Alexandria, VA – Director of Golf

Dedham Country & Polo Club, Dedham, MA – Head Golf Professional

La Gorce Country Club, Miami, FL – General Manager

Farmington Country Club, Charlottesville, VA – Director of Golf

Norwood Hills Country Club, St. Louis, MO – General Manager

Old Palm Golf Club, Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Director of Agronomy

Greensboro Country Club, Greensboro, NC – Director of Golf

The Creek, Locust Valley, NY – Head Golf Professional

Bloomfield Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, MI – Head Golf Professional

Kalamazoo Country Club, Kalamazoo, MI – Director of Instruction

Longue Vue Club, Verona, PA – Head Golf Professional

Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, GA – Director of Golf

Round Hill Club, Greenwich, CT – Head Golf Professional

St. Clair Country Club, Pittsburgh, PA – Head Golf Professional

Arizona Country Club, Phoenix, AZ – Director of Golf

Old Warson Country Club, St. Louis, MO – Head Golf Professional

Charles River Country Club, Boston, MA – Head Golf Professional

Skokie Country Club, Chicago, IL – Head Golf Professional

Butler National Golf Club, Chicago, IL – Director of Golf

The Club at Mediterra, Naples, FL – Director of Golf

Meadow Brook Club, Long Island, NY – Head Golf Professional

RedStick Golf Club, Vero Beach, FL – Head Golf Professional