Jeff Miller followed an unusual path to his current 25-year career in the golf business, graduating from Indiana University of PA with an engineering degree. Jeff started out his career in the aerospace industry working in Southern California for Northrop Corporation on the B2 Stealth Bomber.
Starting from the ground level, Jeff’s golf course management experience spans throughout every phase of the business. He is a Class A member of the PGA of America; He has significant experience with municipal courses, daily fee courses, resort courses, private clubs, as well as new construction.
In 1993, Jeff co-founded Fore Star Golf Inc. and was Executive Vice President of Operations. During Jeff’s tenure with Fore Star, its portfolio grew to 10 courses. He was responsible for the oversight and supervision of the management and operations of all Fore Star properties. Jeff was also responsible for market analysis, and the formulation and implementation of corporate-level and local marketing plans.
When Fore Star Golf was acquired by Premier Golf Management, Inc. in 2003, Jeff stayed on as Executive VP of Midwest operations. He continued his career when Premier Golf then merged with Dallas based Eagle golf in 2006. Jeff joined GreatLife Golf, Kansas City in 2013 where he helped grow the company exponentially from 4 courses to 18 in a two-year span.
Jeff joined Fairway Suites Development in January 2018 as Director of Business Development. This is a unique opportunity to combine his vast background in golf with the Fairway Suites model of creating business to business relationships between golf courses and hotels. Jeff believes strongly that aggressive marketing and promotion is the key foundation for building gross revenues in the golf course business.