Mayor appoints golf operations manager


Mayor Jerry Sanders has announced the appointment of Jon Maddern as the city’s new golf operations manager/deputy director of the Golf Division in the Park and Recreation Department. Maddern will begin working in his new position on June 28. He replaces former Deputy Director Mark Woodward who has taken a position in private industry in Lawrence, Kan.

As deputy director, Maddern will manage the Golf Division of the city’s Park and Recreation Department, including day-to-day operations of the Balboa Park, Mission Bay and Torrey Pines golf facilities as well as coordinating and directing major tournaments such as the Buick Invitational held at the Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Maddern joined the city in 2007 as assistant deputy director in the Golf Division and has worked in daily operations, as well as in the city’s preparation for the U.S. Open.