John’s Creek, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2022) — The Atlanta Athletic Club (AAC) has named Audra Lucas as the new Club Manager, effective this month.

Lucas has spent the past four years as the Clubhouse Manager at Sailfish Point Country Club in Stuart, Florida, and previously served as Food & Beverage Director at the PGA National Resort and Spa and as Food & Beverage Manager at The Polo Club of Boca Raton. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, with a Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management, Lucas successfully assembled and led a strong management team at Sailfish Point Country Club, where she improved the consistency of service and food during her tenure.

“Audra is very passionate about operating quality food and beverage outlets that provide consistent service to the members and their guests,” said David Sheppard, General Manager/COO, Atlanta Athletic Club. “Her energy and passion for the business will continue to improve the member and guest dining experiences at the Club.”

Within the club’s 125,000 square foot clubhouse are numerous dining options, including The Royal Troon Grill and Merion Room, which both offer contemporary American Cuisine with a southern twist, The Pool Pavilion and Café, and The Center Court Café at the Tennis Center, plus numerous additional dining, and outdoor social spaces. 

The Club also is renowned for its two award-winning 18-hole courses—Highlands and Riverside, which the latter is currently undergoing a renovation; a nine-hole par-3 course, fitness center and spa, outdoor clay courts and indoor tennis facility, Olympic-sized pool, and aquatics complex.

The Atlanta Athletic Club, which will celebrate its 125-year anniversary in 2023, has a mission to deliver an exceptional family-focused experience that consistently exceeds the expectations of all those served, while preserving the heritage, traditions, and reputation for championship golf.  Regularly ranked among the top family athletic clubs in the country, Atlanta Athletic Club is renowned for personalized service and for serving as a social and recreational hub for members.

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