Mark Burnett

President & CEO

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Mark Burnett has served as our President and C.E.O. since the acquisition of Heritage Golf in January, 2020. Mark previously was President and C.O.O. of ClubCorp where from 2007 through mid 2018 he was responsible for Operations, Acquisitions, Sales and Reinvention of the multi billion dollar company. During his leadership more than 70 new clubs were acquired and over $750 million was reinvested in club facilities, acquisitions and new product/amenity development. Mark led the deployment of more than $250 million dollars of reinvention capital to indoor and outdoor f&b areas, golf courses and practice ranges, fitness space, aquatics and tennis resulting in significant revenue and membership growth. The company went public on the NYSE in 2013 and then sold in 2017 to a private equity group after doubling EBITDA over his tenure. Between 1993 and 2004, Mark held various C.E.O., C.O.O. and E.V.P. executive leadership positions at KSL Fairways, American Golf and Golf Enterprises. Mark also has significant entrepreneurial experience including multi unit ownership of Five Guys Enterprises. He has a myriad of industry experience participating in advisory boards, panels and speaking engagements with organizations such as Golf 2020, N.G.C.O.A., P.G.A. “Growing the Game” and the National First Tee. Mark holds a B.S. in business management from Indiana University.