Members of the Ford’s Colony Country Club have welcomed a new membership director, Tony Null. He comes to Ford’s Colony after working in Raleigh, N.C. for nearly a decade as director of communications and marketing for the North Ridge Country Club.
Null has a long Virginia history, however. He was raised in Newport News, earned a degree in mass communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and is the former membership director at Kingsmill Resort.
Ford’s Colony residents can reach out to Null for country-club membership information at 757-258-4100.
Peter Miller has been named the new general manager of Ford’s Colony Country Club. Miller was most recently the manager of the City Club in Washington, D.C., like Ford’s Colony also a ClubCorp property.
Miller has a lengthy background in the hospitality business that includes stints as a chef at The Four Seasons Atlanta, assistant general manager at the restaurant management company Brinker International, and time as general manager at clubs in Florida and Delaware.
A certified executive chef with a culinary degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Miller has cooked for two presidents, three first ladies and such celebrities as Paul McCartney and Madonna.
Miller and his wife Kristen have two daughters. He will start his new position Sept. 3.
Ford’s Colony has made its great golf staff even better with the addition of its new head PGA professional, Elwood “Woods” Woolwine. Woods replaces Mike Krick, who has taken a management position at Ford’s Colony.
Woods is a familiar face and an extremely respected presence in not only the local golf community but in recreational sports as well. He and his wife Shannon have lived in Williamsburg for 25 years, and Woods has coached youth basketball and baseball in the area for more than a decade.
Woods comes to Ford’s Colony from Cypress Creek Golfers Club in Smithfield, where he was director of golf for 18 years.
Ford’s Colony will hold a “Meet the Pro” golf event on Tuesday, Feb. 5, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Woods and members of his staff will hit shots at various holes for all the groups playing in the event. Call the Ford’s Colony golf shop at 757-258-4100 for instructions on how to sign up to meet and play with Woods.
Colony Kids, along with the Ford’s Colony Country Club, is hosting a Holiday Brunch with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, December 15 from 9am-2pm in the Members’ Grille and Dining Room. Reservations are required as seating is limited. Call 258-4107 today for your reservations for this special event.
Children will enjoy a “create your own” waffle station, kid-friendly buffet, goodie bags and balloon animals from Mrs. Claus. Prices are @22.00 for members, $24.99 for non-members, and $9.99 for children ages 7-12. Children 6 and under are free of charge.
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Do you love a good Broadway Musical? Are you interested in learning more about one of the best songwriting duos in American music?
Venture up to the Swim and Tennis Club on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:30 pm to be entertained by the Theatre Club, and to enjoy a night of some of your old favorites from The Sound of Music, The Carousel, South Pacific, and Oklahoma!
Admission is free, and refreshments will be served!
Fore! If your golf clubs have been in hibernation this winter, then now is the time to get them out, dust them off, and get ready for this years neighborhood golf tournament!
When? Sunday, April 17th with a 9am shotgun start!
Where? The Blackheath Golf Course, Ford’s Colony
Cost? $55 for home owners, $35 for FCCC members
Price includes green fee, cart, range, cookout, and prizes to follow play.
The tournament is open to all Ford’s Colony residents. The field is limited to the first 120 entries. Make up your own neighborhood foursome or the Club will pair. Contact Club Sales Manager Gary Huneycutt at 258-4345 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot in the field.
You bet! And there are a good many of them that now have some fun neighborhood events to look forward to!
The Ford’s Colony ‘Colony Kids’ is back in action! Ford’s Colony is home to many kiddos and they need fun things to do just like their parents. The Homeowner’s Association just announced that there are four planned activities this year for kids under 12 years of age.
Spring Celebration & Easter Egg Hunt
July 4th Pool Party/Pizza Party
Trunk or Treat Halloween Event
Holiday Celebration & Brunch with Santa.
They are looking for additional volunteers who would like to help out with the program and may also have ideas to for future events.
From the HOA:
If you are interested in participating in any of the above events, or in joining the Colony Kids Activities Team (next meeting is Feb. 9th at 8:45am at the S&T Club), please call or email your contact information (name, address, email address and phone number ) to: