Meet the Manager… Mike Wells

York Golf Club’s Managing Secretary has helped shepherd a quite remarkable transformation of the club and course over the last two decades...

How did you get into golf club management? 

I moved up to York in 1989 and, living in Strensall, looked to join York but it had a 19 year waiting list at the time. Instead, I joined the recently opened Forest Park, which is a proprietary club. I soon got involved on the committee, being committee secretary for eight or nine years, club Captain twice (as I stayed on for two years), and so got a good understanding of what a golf club is all about.  I’d been a bank manager and moved into insurance in the 90s....
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