Murfreesboro's Golf Department has a new director

Nov 07, 2018 at 02:30 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Golf Department

Trey Adams has been named Director of Golf for the City of Murfreesboro, appointed by Executive Director of Community Services Angela Jackson, the city announced in a press release.

Adams replaces Marty McCurry who had served as director since December 2016. Trey Adams is a PGA Class A Member selected as part of a recruitment process that included an 8-member interview panel made up of the Golf Commission, City Staff and the community.

“We are very excited to welcome Trey Adams as the new Director of Golf for the City of Murfreesboro,” said Angela Jackson, executive director of Community Services. “Trey comes to us after managing the Mississippi State University Golf Course in Starkville since 2014 where he served as assistant golf professional before being promoted to business coordinator. We are confident in his ability to carry forward our strong tradition of golf at Old Fort Golf Club.”

“My wife, son and I are excited to be a part of the thriving city of Murfreesboro,” said Trey Adams. “I am looking forward to serving Old Fort Golf Club as director. I have a passion for promoting the sport of golf and teaching players how to improve their game.” Adams added, “Old Fort Golf Club is already regarded in the region as a well-managed public course.  I look forward to using innovative ideas and technologies to maintain that reputation and help grow golf in Murfreesboro.”

As Director of Golf, Adams will report directly to Angela Jackson and will be responsible for all aspects of the City’s golf programs and facilities including Old Fort Golf Club, Bloomfield Links, and Veterans Administration golf course.  

During his tenure at Mississippi State University Golf Course from November 2014 to November 2018, Adams was responsible for all business transactions, including requisitions, payroll and hiring.  As assistant golf professional, he managed all aspects of golf operations, including scheduling, merchandise ordering, instructional programming, and tournaments. 

Adams is a native of Belmont, Mississippi where he played golf for two state championship golf teams.  He also played golf while attending East Mississippi Community College.  Adams began his career in the golf profession in May 2010 as a PGA Golf Management Intern for

The Club at Porto Cima in Sunrise Beach, Missouri.  He also served as a PGA Golf Management Intern at Tupelo Country Club in Tupelo, Mississippi and Wynlakes Golf and Country Club in Montgomery, Alabama.  He became a Head Golf Professional for Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club in Corinth, Mississippi where he had oversight of the entire golf operation from March to November 2014.  At Shiloh Ridge, Adams increased both membership and golf shop sales and developed a junior golf program and club repair operation. 

Adams’s accomplishments include:

  • PGA Class A member for four plus years.
  • Callaway Certified Golf Fitter.
  • Developed a social media and e-mail marketing plan for MSU Gold which lead to increased engagement and sales.
  • East Mississippi Community College Golf Team member, 2008-2010.
  • Knowledgeable with Foresight GC2 and Trackman Launch Monitors.

Adams attended Mississippi State University earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in PGA Golf Management.  

Adams and his wife, Faith, have a son, Will, 16 months.

Adams will begin his duties Dec. 3, 2018. 


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