City Manager Rob Lyons has named Marty J. McCurry as Director of Golf for the City of Murfreesboro. McCurry takes up the role of retiring director Tracy Wilkins who has served as director since 1987. Wilkins will retire in January 2017.
“Marty has been an integral part of the leadership team and the City’s Golf Department,” said City Manager Rob Lyons. “His knowledge of our courses, our staff and our players made him the best choice to build upon the legacy of Tracy Wilkins’ leadership. I know Marty will use his knowledge of the City and add new enhancements, such as the use of technology, to take golf in Murfreesboro to the next level.”
“I have a passion for teaching golf to players of all ages and skill levels and watching them improve their game,” said Marty McCurry. “As director and a golf professional, I look forward to using innovative ideas and technologies essential to growing golf in Murfreesboro.
As Director of Golf, McCurry will report directly to the City Manager 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.
McCurry began his career in the golf profession in Murfreesboro in 1989 at the VA Golf Course and was appointed as Assistant Director of Golf that same year by Tracy Wilkins. McCurry become a Golf Professional at Old Fort Golf Club in March 1990 and Head Professional in July 2004.
Some of McCurry’s accomplishments include:
• Named Middle Tennessee Chapter of the PGA Public Merchandiser of the Year in 2009.
• Overseeing the Old Fort Men’s Golf Association since 1994, maintaining over 200 active members.
• Earned PGA membership in 1994, graduating PGA Business School in the top 10 percent of the class.
McCurry attended Middle Tennessee State University from 1987 to 1990 majoring in Business Administration. McCurry and his wife Sherri have a son, Matt, 17, and daughter, Sarah, 8. The family is active in New Vision Baptist Church.