Winners


Congratulations to the current award winners, and all those who have won in the past.

2019

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Robert Sereci, CCM, ECM
    Medinah Country Club (Chicago, Illinois)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Michael Smith, CCM, CCE, ECM
    The Country Club of Rochester (Rochester, New York)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Thomas Gaston, Jr., ECM
    The Pacific-Union Club (San Francisco, California)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Brandon Johnson, ECM
    Farmington Country Club (Charlottesville, Virginia)
  • The John Furlong Award
    Mr. Peter Holt, ECM (Not Pictured)
    Hamilton Golf & Country Club (Hamilton, Ontario)
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award
    Mr. Ted Gillary, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, Michigan)

2018

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Patrick King, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Army Navy Country Club (Arlington & Fairfax, Virginia)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Christopher Wyles, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Bald Peak Colony Club (Melvin Village, New Hampshire)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. John Warnack, CCM, CFBE, ECM
    The Army and Navy Club (Washington, DC)
  • The Rising Star Award – TIE
    Ms. Kristen LaCount, CCM, ECM
    The Country Club (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts), and…
  • Mr. Mark Jablonski, ECM
    Medinah Country Club (Medinah, Illinois)

2017

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Joseph Krenn, CCM, ECM
    Farmington Country Club (Charlottesville, Virginia)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Kenneth Kouril, CCM, CCE, CAM, ECM
    The Sanctuary Golf Club (Sanibel Island, Florida)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Mitchell Platt, MCM, CCE, ECM
    The Cosmos Club (Washington, DC)
  • The Rising Star Award – TIE
    Mr. Brian Baldwin, CCM, ECM
    Baltusrol Golf Club (Springfield, New Jersey)
  • Ms. Anne Stryhn, CCM, ECM
    The Country Club of Virginia (Richmond, Virginia)

2016

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Brett Morris, ECM
    The Polo Club of Boca Raton (Boca Raton, Florida)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Ray Kondziela, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Ivanhoe Club (Ivanhoe, Illinois)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Joe Furlow, ECM
    The Academy of Magical Arts, Inc. (Hollywood, California)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Charles Johnson, CCM, ECM
    Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, Michigan)

2015

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Michael Stott, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Baltimore Country Club (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Ms. Terra Waldron, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Desert Highlands Association (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Terry Anglin, CCM, CCE, ECM
    San Diego Yacht Club (San Diego, California)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Shawn Wilkes, CCM, ECM
    Carmel Country Club (Charlotte, North Carolina)

2014

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Ms. Christine Pooler, CCM, ECM
    Merion Golf Club (Ardmore, Pennsylvania)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Mark Bado, MCM, CCE, ECM 
    The Kansas City Country Club (Mission Hills, Kansas)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Gerald Marvel, CCM, ECM
    The Club at University of Kentucky’s Spindletop Hall (Lexington, Kentucky)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Nick Markel, CCM, ECM
    The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio)

2013

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Tony D’Errico, CCM, CHE, CCE, ECM
    Westwood Country Club (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • The Mead Grady Award
    Mr. Mike Stanton, CCM, ECM 
    San Luis Obispo Country Club (San Luis Obispo, California)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Robert Williams, CCM, CEC, ECM
    Westmoreland Club (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Ms. Maria McGinity, CCM, ECM
    River Oaks Country Club (Houston, Texas)

2012

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Robert Jones, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Desert Mountain Club, Inc. (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • The Mead Grady Award – TIE
    Mr. Eric Dietz, CCM, PGA, ECM 
    Lakewood Country Club (Rockville, Maryland)
  • and
  • Mr. Paul Skelton, CCM, ECM
    The Country Club at DC Ranch (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. John Dorman, CCM, ECM
    The University Club of New York (New York, New York)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Michael Chase, Jr., CCM, ECM
    The Loxahatchee Club (Jupiter, Florida)

2011

  • The James H. Brewer Award
    Mr. Damon DiOrio, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Charlotte Country Club (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • The Mead Grady Award – TIE
    Ms. Patricia Calder, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Thornblade Club (Greer, South Carolina), and…
  • Mr. Lance Sabella, CCM, ECM
    Lakeside Golf Club (Burbank, California)
  • The Mel Rex Award
    Mr. Jeffrey McFadden, CCM, CCE, ECM
    The Union League of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Michael Redmond, CCM, ECM
    The Metropolitan Club of the City of Washington (Washington, DC)

2010

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Robert Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CEC, CPA, ECM
    New Orleans Country Club (New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. David Voorhees, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Big Canyon Country Club (Newport Beach, California)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Thomas Spellman, CCM, ECM
    Genesee Valley Club (Rochester, New York)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Justin Kolanz, CCM, ECM
    The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio)

2009

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. John Schultz, CCM, ECM
    Carmel Country Club (Charlotte, North Carolina)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Zen Mikulski, CCM, ECM
    Lehigh Country Club (Allentown, Pennsylvania)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Richard Lareau, CCM, ECM
    The Briar Club (Houston, Texas)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. John Corey, CCM, ECM
    Genesee Valley Club (Rochester, New York)

2008

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Brian Kroh, CCM, ECM
    John’s Island Club (Vero Beach, Florida)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Chuck Scupham, CCM, ECM
    Skokie Country Club (Glencoe, Illinois)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. C.W. Cook, CCM, CCE, ECM
    North Hills Club (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Craig Cutler, ECM
    Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, Michigan)

2007

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. John Wright, ECM
    Norwood Hills Country Club (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Tom Wallace, ECM
    Oakmont Country Club (Oakmont, Pennsylvania)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Harry Richter, CCM, ECM
    The California Club (Los Angeles, California)
  • The Rising Star Award – TIE
    Mr. Peter Lovelace, CCM, ECM
    Cosmos Club (Washington, DC), and….
  • Mr. Peter Schaub, CCM, ECM
    The California Club (Los Angeles, California)

2006

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Michael McCarthy, ECM
    BallenIsles Country Club (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Rick Sussman, CCM, ECM
    Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club (Menlo Park, California)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Brian Walshe, CCM, ECM
    Metropolitan Club (San Francisco, California)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Frank Benzakour, CCM, ECM
    Bonnie Briar Country Club (Larchmont, New York)

2005

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. John Crean, CCM, CHA, ECM
    Broken Sound Club (Boca Raton, Florida)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Michael Zusack, CCM, ECM
    Manasquan River Golf Club (Brielle, New Jersey)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Robert Bird, ECM
    Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. Robert Artley, ECM
    Boca West Country Club (Boca Raton, Florida)

2004

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. David Stieglitz, CCM, ECM
    Jacksonville Golf & Country Club (Jacksonville, Florida)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Scott Jaccard, CCM, ECM
    Forest Hills Country Club (Chesterfield, Missouri)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Albert Armstrong, CCM, ECM
    The University Club of Washington DC (Washington, DC)
  • The Rising Star Award
    Mr. William Mark Williams, ECM
    Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, Michigan)

2003

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Nicholas Sidorakis, CCM, ECM
    Southern Hills Country Club (Tulsa, Oklahoma)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Ms. Susan Sheahan, CCM, ECM
    Orchard Lake Country Club (Orchard Lake, Michigan)
  • City/Athletic/Specialty (Non-Golf) Club
    Mr. Steve Tidrick, ECM
    Multnomah Athletic Club (Portland, Oregon)

2002

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. William Schulz, MCM, CCM, ECM
    Houston Country Club (Houston, Texas)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Kevin Carroll, CCM, ECM
    Bellerive Country Club (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club
    Mr. John Guy, ECM
    The Standard Club (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Specialty Club
    Mr. D. Clinton Prescott, III, ECM
    Women’s University Club of Seattle (Seattle, Washington)

2001

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Timothy Bakels, CCM, CCE ECM
    Desert Highlands Association (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Christian Coulter, CCM, ECM
    Bald Peak Colony Club (Melvin Village, New Hampshire)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club
    Mr. Hans Schaub, CCM, ECM
    Minneapolis Club (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • Specialty Club
    Mr. Richard Bruner, CCM, ECM
    University Club of Michigan State University (Lansing, Michigan)
  • Country Club/City Club Combination
    Mr. David Pflieger, CCM, ECM
    Capital City Club (Atlanta, Georgia)

2000

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Phil Kiester, ECM
    Farmington Country Club (Charlottesville, Virginia)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. John Reyhons, CCM, ECM
    Troon Country Club (Scottsdale, Arizona)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club
    Mr. Melvin Rex, CPA, CCM, ECM
    The Duquesne Club (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • Specialty Club
    Mr. John Sullivan, Jr., CCM, ECM
    Grosse Pointe Yacht Club (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan)
  • Country Club/City Club Combination
    Mr. Paul Kennedy, ECM
    The Olympic Club (San Francisco, California)

1999

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Phillip Stika, ECM
    Kingwood Country Club (Kingwood, Texas)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Ms. Elizabeth Fritz-Grant, CCM, ECM
    Somerset Hills Country Club (Bernardsville, New Jersey)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club
    Mr. Ted Gillary, CCM, ECM
    Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, Michigan)
  • Specialty Club
    Mr. John Bloom, ECM
    The National Press Club (Washington, DC)

1998

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members – TIE
    Mr. Jay DiPietro, CCM, ECM
    Boca West Country Club (Boca Raton, Florida), and…
  • Mr. Paul Spellman, Jr., CCM, ECM
    Baltimore Country Club (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. James Brand, CCM, CCE, ECM
    Bradenton Country Club (Bradenton, Florida)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club – TIE
    Mr. James Johnson, ECM
    Washington Athletic Club (Seattle, Washington), and…
  • Mr. John Spidalette, ECM
    University Club of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Specialty Club – TIE
    Mr. Jeffrey Evans, CCM, ECM
    Lake Naomi Club (Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania), and…
  • Ms. Crystal Thomas, MCM, CCM, ECM
    University Club of University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri)

1997

  • Country/Golf Club with 600 or More Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Bryan Sparks, ECM
    Donalda Club (Don Mills, Ontario)
  • Country/Golf Club with Under 600 Full-Privilege Members
    Mr. Richard Ackman, II, ECM
    Ivanhoe Club (Ivanhoe, Illinois)
  • City/Athletic Club or City/Dining Club
    Mr. Larry Thompson, ECM
    Missouri Athletic Club (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Specialty Club
    Mr. Christopher Everhart, CCM, PCAM, ECM
    Key Largo Anglers Club (Key Largo, Florida)