GWINNETT – METRO ATLANTA – August 4, 2017 – Officials of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic announced today the hiring of Samantha Murray as tournament coordinator and Richard (RJ) Bechtel as tournament sales associate. Murray and Bechtel join a veteran tournament staff that brings more than 40 years of combined golf industry experience to the official PGA TOUR Champions event scheduled for April 9 – 15, 2018, at TPC Sugarloaf.
Murray will play an integral part in the tournament planning, coordination and overall event management. She is a native of Gainesville, GA and a graduate from the University of Georgia. Murray worked for the Gwinnett Sports Commission prior to coming on board with the Mitsubishi Electric Classic.
Bechtel will facilitate year-over-year growth for the tournament by generating incremental sales and acquiring new business. A native of Ohio and graduate of University of Toledo, Bechtel was an inside sales representative for the PGA TOUR before joining the Mitsubishi Electric Classic team.
“We’re excited to welcome Samantha and RJ to our tournament family,” said Stan Hall, executive director of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. “We are confident that both will make excellent additions to our staff and look forward to adding their talents to the tournament and further strengthening our team.”
For more information about the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, including tickets, sponsorship opportunities and how to volunteer, please visit www.mitsubishielectricclassic.com.