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Telluride Golf Club Continues Commitment to Teaching with Creation of Director of Instruction Position

PGA Professional, Dale Abraham, Appointed to the Post

TELLURIDE, Colorado (May 26, 2014) – Each summer, people from around the world test their mettle at the Telluride Golf Club.  Golfers of all ability levels find it an invigorating challenge.  For those looking to tune-up their game while in Telluride, the club has always offered top-level instruction.  The club is expanding their teaching capabilities and continuing their commitment to teaching with the appointment of Dale Abraham as Director of Instruction.

Abraham has spent the last five years as Director of Instruction at Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he will continue work in the winter season. Desert Mountain is a renowned private golf and lifestyle community consisting of six Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf courses.  At the Desert Mountain Club, Abraham oversaw all aspects of its teaching business including the 6,500 square-foot Jim Flick Golf Performance Center.  Abraham was honored as the 2013 Southwest Section PGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Tips Magazine Top 25 Instructor during his time in Arizona.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Dale to our team,” said Robert Stenhammer, Vice President of Hospitality at Telluride Ski & Golf.  He continues, “Having a Director of Instruction of Dale’s caliber creates great value for our members and the public and reinforces our commitment to world class golf instruction.”

Abraham will be tasked with managing Telluride Golf Club’s teaching programs including private lessons, junior programs and development of the club’s existing teaching staff.  Abraham says, “It’s an honor to have the opportunity to live and work in an incredible community such as Telluride.  The Telluride Golf Club is truly an aspiration destination for people who love mountain golf.”

Stashed among the highest concentration of 13,000 & 14,000 foot peaks in North America, Telluride offers some of the most spectacular skiing and riding on the planet. Unique culinary experiences on the mountain blend with the world-class restaurants, sophisticated shops, luxury hotels, and exquisite spas Telluride offers. Plus, getting here is easier than ever with non-stop flights from 8 major hubs, and getting around is a breeze with the free gondola transportation system. Discover why Telluride is The Most Beautiful Place You’ll Ever Ski.

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Robert Stenhammer