Michael Zmetrovich is the President and Managing Partner of Coral Creek Club and has been since 2005. Heis also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Z Golf Properties. Z Golf Properties is a golf management company that specializes in creating value and improving the financial and operating performance of golf courses and private clubs.
Prior to Z Golf Properties, he co-founded and was the CEO of Trophy Golf & Resorts. Under his leadership, the company was involved in the planning and development of several golf resort communities, managed private residence clubs and provided management and consulting services to private equity and non-equity clubs as well as golf courses.
Mr. Zmetrovich was also previously a Senior Vice President of the Nicklaus Companies and responsible for its Golden Bear Club Services development and management company. While running Golden Bear Club Services, the company opened six new Nicklaus designed facilities and managed twelve different clubs/communities including Muirfield Village Golf Club and The Bearís Club. Mr. Zmetrovich was also a member of Executive Sports Internationalís Executive Committee, the largest operator of PGA Tour and LPGA Tour events in the world at the time.
Mr. Zmetrovichís other prior positions include Senior Management Consultant and national specialist in the golf, club, hospitality and residential golf resort community industries for E&Y Kenneth Leventhal & Company, Director of Horwath Landauer Hospitality Groupís national golf services group consulting and asset management practice and Management Consultant for Laventhol & Horwathís hospitality management group.
Mr. Zmetrovich earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management from Florida International University in Miami, Florida while attending on a full golf scholarship.
Karen has been at Coral Creek Club since September of 2001. After 5 years, Karen took on the role of Membership Director and was promoted to General Manager in 2008. Coral Creek Club offers the perfect venue for her continuing effort to maintain strong member relationships by ensuring the highest levels of personalized service.
Karen enjoys teeing it up with her husband Skip and spending time with her two children Erin and Ryan. Karen and her family reside in nearby Rotonda West.
Food & Beverage
Erin has proven to be a dynamic addition to the Coral Creek staff and her combined prior experience in both food & beverage and golf operations/events bring together the ideal knowledge and understanding needed to help reach our goals. Erinís prior experience in the food and beverage industry began locally at the popular Jamís restaurant in Cape Haze. In the summer of 2005, Erin relocated to Kennebunkport, Maine and began her longstanding position as Assistant Manager of The Arundel Wharf Restaurant. While there, Erin also worked for Coral Creek Head Professional, Ken Raynor, at the Cape Arundel Golf Club. Erin took a year hiatus from Maine when she was recruited to be the Assistant Manager at the Looe Key Resort in the Florida Keys. Erin then returned to Maine and her position at The Arundel Wharf Restaurant before coming to Coral Creek Club in 2010. Erinís inventory of knowledge and experience includes: staff supervision and training, menu and special event planning and club communications and promotions.