The Bermuda Government Consolidated Board of Trustees announced the appointments of Steven Lambert Jr. as Head Golf Professional at the Port Royal Golf Course and Jayson Jackson as the Head Golf Course Superintendent of Bermuda Government Golf Courses.
Steven Lambert Jr.
A spokesperson said, “These two key senior management level appointments are with immediate effect, which form part of the Trustees management reorganization initiative that followed an extensive evaluation.
“Steven Lambert Jr will become the Head Golf Professional at Port Royal Golf Course, a post that has been vacant for many years. Lambert is a graduate of The Professional Golfers Career College with an associate’s degree in golf management, who has previously served as Assistant Manager at Port Royal Golf Course.
“To his credit, he has been Acting Manager for 15 months and overseen two PGA Tour Bermuda Championships in that capacity, prior to the restructuring. His role as Golf Professional will be responsible for all golf-related operations including Pro Shop, driving range, all golf outside services Ranger, starter, bag storage, etc., and teaching.
“Jayson Jackson assumes the role of Golf Course Superintendent for Bermuda Government Golf Courses and will oversee 27 holes at both Port Royal and Ocean View Golf Courses. Jackson recently served as Consultant Superintendent for Port Royal during the PGA Tour Bermuda Championship where his efforts were highly praised by PGA Tour agronomist.
“Jackson holds an associate’s degree in turf management from University of Guelph and has served as Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at some outstanding facilities – Card Sound in Florida, the famous Royal Hong Kong Golf Club, Port Royal Golf Course and the historic Mid Ocean Club.”
Kim Swan, Chairman of the Bermuda Government Consolidated Board of Trustees, said, “We are very excited to share the appointment of these two young Bermudian men who are passionate about their trade and love the game of golf. These two posts comprise a significant part of our restructured management team – a work in progress – where both post holders will work as team leaders of their respective departments and report directly to the Trustees.
“We look forward with great optimism affording both gentlemen the opportunity to focus their attention to plying their trade as a Golf Professional and Golf Course Superintendent at one of the best public golf courses in the world that plays host to the PGA Tour.”