David Smith, vice president and managing director of Bigwin Island Golf Club in Baysville, Ont., has announced the hiring of Greg Gutowski as the club’s new chief executive officer, effective February 12.
Gutowski joins Bigwin Island with extensive experience in club operations and the hospitality industry which most recently included three years at Mississaugua Golf and Country Club and before that, four years at Cobble Beach in Owen Sound, Ont. In both cases, his responsibilities included clubhouse, food and beverage and operations management.
At Bigwin Island, he will be responsible for overseeing and leading all aspects of the club’s operations, including the Island’s shared facilities, assets and services.
His goals will be to grow Bigwin as an industry leader, with focus on exceptional member/guest experience and attention to maintaining a successful family-oriented operation.