Bulletin staff report

Awbrey Glen appoints new COO — John L. Thomas has been hired to be the general manager and chief operating officer at Awbrey Glen Golf Club. A 30-year employee in the hospitality business and a certified club manager, Thomas will handle the day-to-day operations of Awbrey Glen. Before joining the Bend course, Thomas has previously been the operations manager at Columbia Winery in Woodinville, Washington, and general manager of The Club at SpurWing in Meridian, Idaho. He has also been the general manager at three Washington golf courses: Inglewood Golf Club, Everett Golf and Country Club and Yakima Country Club.