nordstromsteve.jpgEsteemed manager to lead "Top 100" golf club in Payson, Arizona

The Rim Golf Club in Payson, Arizona recently appointed Steve Nordstrom as the General Manager. Nordstrom is responsible for all club operations, golf operations, food and beverage, membership marketing and merchandising for this club that was recently ranked #24 in Golfweek's 2012 Top 100 Ranking Best Residential Courses in the Country.

"I am really excited to be here at such a highly regarded that is at the top of the private club lists not only in Arizona but throughout the country," stated Nordstrom. "I look forward to working with the members and ownership to make The Rim Golf Club experience an even better one for our members and guests."

Nordstrom brings a wealth of private club experience to The Rim Golf Club. His well-versed skillsets are highlighted with over two decades of club management of experience and additionally, over twenty-two years of experience in food and beverage/restaurant management. Prior to joining The Rim Club, Nordstrom recently served as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, a club consistently rated as one of the top twenty five golf courses in California and regarded as the top course in San Diego County. From 1995 through 2000, Nordstrom served as the General Manager at San Diego Country Club, a member-owned club that has hosted US Women's Open and is the home course of the legendary champion Billy Casper. Nordstrom is no stranger to the Arizona golf scene, having served as the clubhouse manager at Moon Valley Country Club from 1989 through 1995, where he oversaw the annual LPGA Standard Register/PING tournament with over 160,000 spectators and day to day clubhouse management for this Phoenix club and its 850 members.  He also has over two decades of stand alone restaurant management, serving as the General Manager of Karsten Fine Dining in Suquamish, Washington (1988 to 1989) and was the owner/operator of Ferguson's restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona (1967 to 1988).

 "It is fitting that we have a leader of this quality and skillset at a club such as The Rim Golf Club," stated Doc Belitz, Vice President of Operations for OB Sports (management company at the Rim Golf Club. "Steve not only brings a ton of private club experience from a number of prestigious clubs, but he brings culinary and dining experience that will take our event and food and beverage atmosphere and execution at The Rim, to the next level."

About The Rim Golf Club

Currently ranked #7 by Golf Digest as one of the Top 25 Courses in Arizona for 2011-2012 and ranked #24, in Golfweek's 2012 Top 100 ranking of the best residential courses in the country, the Rim Golf Club is regarded as one of the preeminent private club experiences in Arizona. Located in Payson, Arizona, just 90 minutes from Scottsdale, members of the Rim Golf Club enjoy a mild four-season climate, clean air, year-round golf with an abundance of outdoor activities. But golf is the headliner at The Rim Golf Club, where the highly acclaimed golf course architect team of Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish have defined the Rim as "their best design work." Playing at 7,193 yards from the back tees, this par 71 layout drapes over pine-covered mountains and takes full advantage of majestic views of the rugged grandeur of the Mogollon Rim. Rim Club members also enjoy golf access at the neighboring Golf Club at Chaparral Pines. At an elevation of 5,000 feet, boasting enchanting views, spectacular golf and an ideal mountain climate, The Rim Golf Club in Payson, Arizona, is about as close to heaven as you can get.

For more information about The Rim Golf Club visit or call
(928) 472.1480.

The Rim Golf Club is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. OB Sports is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success that currently manages 45 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit, call 480-948-1300. You can also "Like" OB Sports on Facebook at, follow OB Sports on Twitter: or view the OB Sports You Tube Channel at


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