Columbia Country Club
Leadership



Chris Sparrow

General Manager / Head Golf Professional

A graduate from the University of South Carolina, Chris joined the Columbia CC team in 2003 as Head Golf Professional and doubled his role as General Manager in 2010.  Chris is a Certified PGA Golf Professional and PTI Certified Instructor with over 25 years in the golf industry.







Jim Young

Golf Course Superintendent

Jim received degrees in Turf Grass Management and Soil Science from Clemson University in 2002.  After expanding his scope of experience at Mt. Vintage Plantation Golf Club, Jim joined the Columbia CC team as Head Golf Course Superintendent in 2009.








Heather Lathrop

Clubhouse Manager / Food & Beverage Director / Membership Director

A graduate from the University of South Carolina, Heather joined the Columbia CC team in 2011.  With over 20 years in the hospitality industry she leads our Food and Beverage department, spearheads club membership and directs all clubhouse activities and special events.







Samantha Priebe

Office Manager

Joining the team in 2013, Samantha is Columbia CC’s Office Manager and Billing Specialist.  Samantha holds an Associate’s Degree and is working toward her Bachelor’s in Marketing.