Coffey tapped as new GM at Downingtown Country Club

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Jim Coffey

DOWNINGTOWN — Downingtown Country Club, a Ron Jaworski Golf property, has named golf industry management professional Jim Coffey as its new General Manager. Coffey is a 20-year veteran of the golf industry, most recently having served as GM of Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, a private, member owned club in Lafayette Hill, PA.

Prior to that, Coffey had been the Clubhouse Manager at Green Valley Country Club, another upscale, private club in Lafayette Hill. Coffey also had prior experience as GM at Huntsville Golf Club in Dallas, PA, and as Assistant GM at Nassau Country Club in Glen Cove, NY.

Coffey is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology where he graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management.  He is a member of the Club Management Association of America and the National Club Association. Additionally, he earned the designation as a Certified Club Manager by the Club Management Association of America.

Jim and his wife Gina reside in Lansdale, PA with their sons RJ and Cameron.

“We are excited and proud to have Jim join our team at Downingtown Country Club,” said Ron Jaworski. “His experience and expertise will be valuable assets for our club, and will further enhance the experience for our members and daily fee guests at Downingtown, as well as our wedding, banquet and dining guests.”

Located in Chester County, Downingtown Country Club’s layout reflects many of the great features of classic Philadelphia-area golf courses. With sloping greens, strategically placed bunkers, and gently rolling fairways, the scenic course is a challenging yet fair test of golf, sure to please players of all ability levels, from beginner to expert.

The 6,619 yard, par-72 golf course was designed by George Fazio and built between 1965 and 1967.  Fazio, the uncle of renowned modern course architect Tom Fazio, was a runner-up to Ben Hogan in the 1950 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, and the touring professional out of Pine Valley Golf Club for a number of years.

Besides the championship caliber golf course, Downingtown Country Club is also a popular and highly acclaimed venue for weddings, banquets and dining. Winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2012-2021 and Wedding Wire’s Couples Choice 2013-2020, the Downingtown Country Club commitment to superior service ensures that all wedding receptions surpass even the loftiest of expectations.

The venue, which accommodates up to 300 guests, is perfect for both social and corporate events. The picturesque and well-maintained golf course provides a perfect backdrop for pictures, as well as beautiful views from the ballroom and covered patio.  The club’s Seven Tap -Tavern restaurant features pub style fare and hosts live entertainment weekly. Seven Tap- Tavern is also home to holiday special events.

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