Golf Club Management

Kevin O'Brien - LochenHeath Golf Traverse City
Kevin O'Brien - General Manager and Director of Golf

Kevin O'Brien is leading LochenHeath Golf Club in its transition to a private club. Prior to joining, Kevin led three successful golf operations to national prominence and recognition.

Kevin is a 25-year PGA Member and was named an unprecedented five-time "PGA Merchandiser of the Year" by the Michigan PGA. His Golf Shop has been named “Top 100 Golf Shops in America” three times. Kevin has led a number of golf courses which received a five-star rating (the highest rating given) by Golf Digest. This honor is based on service, conditioning, quality, and overall experience. Kevin has also had his courses rank in America’s "Top 40 Public Golf Courses and Resorts in America" by Golf Digest. One golf course was even ranked as #14 in America. Kevin's courses have also been ranked numerous times in America’s “Top 50 Courses for Women” by Golf for Women Magazine.

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Terry Crick - LochenHeath Golf Traverse City
Terry Crick - Head Golf Professional, PGA

Terry Crick is considered a top teaching professional whose client list includes America’s elite athletes, Fortune 500 executives, fellow PGA Professionals, top collegiate and junior golfers and the amateur golfer who simply wants to improve his or her game.

Terry has over 40 years of golf play experience. He has spent over four years on various professional tours and has been a PGA Professional for more than 21 years. Terry has over 20 golf titles, including two state championships in Florida.

Terry’s passion for the game of golf is exceeded only by his passion for teaching the game. While he loves to be out on the links, he is happiest on the lesson tee helping others enjoy the game.

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Joe Ettawageshik - LochenHeath Golf Traverse City
Joe Ettawageshik - Director of Grounds & Golf Course Maintenance

Joe Ettawageshik is a Class A member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) as well as a member of the Michigan Golf Course Superintendents Association (MiGCSA).

Joe, a Traverse City native, has been with LochenHeath Golf Club since 2005. He began his career at LochenHeath as a Second Assistant Superintendent, rising to Head Superintendent in 2007. Joe has a Turf Grass degree from Michigan State University as well as a BA in Business Administration from Ferris State University.

Joe is an avid golfer and enjoys hitting the links with his wife of 12 years and their six children.