The City of Lancaster has its’ first-ever,
Golf Course Operations Manager who is a
full-time city employee. John Blaenke has
been hired to run the Lancaster Municipal Golf
Course. A native of Barrington, Illinois,
Blaenke most recently worked as the Director
of Operations at The Legend at Bergamont
Golf Course at Oregon, Wisconisn.
Blaenke says he’s looking forward to building
the community interest in the Lancaster
Municipal Golf Course.
Blaenke is a PGA golf pro and has 26-years of
experience in the golf industry. He’ll be paid
$42,000 a year plus benefits as a full-time,
The city received 12 applications from persons
wanting to be the Operations Manager of the
Lancaster Municipal Golf Course.
The city’s Golf Course Committee
reviewed the applications, and each member
picked their top three applicants, and gave them
to City Administrator Stephen Crane. Crane
then interviewed two of the applicants.
The City of Lancaster’s Golf Course Operations
Manager will report to the City Administrator
and to the Director of Public Works.
Blaenke’s first day at work was Monday.