California Country Club Welcomes New General Manager & Head Golf Professional

California Country Club, a Billy Casper Signature-managed facility in Whittier, California is excited to announce new hires for the positions of General Manager and Head Golf Professional. With the additions of Timothy Gore and James Kim, the management staff, rounded out by Will Bayer, Director of Marketing, and Maryann Ramm, Director of Food & Beverage, is looking forward to continued success and leadership at California CC.

CC Team

Timothy Gore joined the management team via promotion as General Manager in March 2019 .An Oregon native, Gore moved to Southern California for college in 1995 and graduated with a degree in education spending the next 14 years working as a high school teacher, basketball coach, and ESL instructor., before spending a few years traveling overseas. Tim became more involved in golf after some traveling working as a starter at Arcadia Golf Course in 2015. His introduction with Billy Casper Golf came as the Pro Shop Manager at Brea Creek Golf Course in Brea, California before moving to California CC in August of 2018. Tim’s love for the game of golf, as well as his passion for excellent quality and service has proven to be an asset to an already fantastic facility. Tim is looking forward to forming lasting relationships with members and staff, and many years going forward with Billy Casper Signature.

James Kim, Head Golf Professional, returns to the Billy Casper Signature family after earning his start in the industry 11 years ago at Brea Creek Golf Course. Through the decade since, James has built a strong reputation through his junior instructional programs, working with junior students who he’s coached for many years, from the SCPGA JDT, through the Classic Tour, High School, and College.  He looks forward to implementing these programs at California CC and teaching more students of the game.

Will Bayer, Director of Marketing, started in the golf and country club business in 1996. In his first 2 years, at California Country Club sold over 2-million dollars in membership sales, recruiting over 485 new members to the club.

In 2003, Will was promoted to General Manager of California Country Club and later, in 2004, I became the Vice President of S.R. Mutual Investment Corporation, managing 3 golf properties, including California Country Club. In 2010, having come full circle, he returned to the marketing position, for his passion of recruiting and growing the Club’s culture. “Recruiting new members to the club is truly where “the rubber meets the road.” Helping prospects to secure a membership at California Country club is the most rewarding aspect of the Director of Marketing position,” says Will Bayer. “With the support of the Billy Casper Signature world class corporate marketing team, the future has never looked brighter for the continued success of California Country Club.”

Maryann Ramm, Director of Food & Beverage, joined the California Country Club team in 2018. Stepping into the private club realm from previous non-private F&B operations has allowed Maryann to bring her passion for people and service, selling excellence, and knowledge of event planning the members at CCC every day. She shares that "It is a close-knit community and taking care of membership is like taking care of family. It is rewarding, in that, you get to see them again the next day or the next week. "She continues to go above and beyond to make each and every event and restaurant experience the best it can be.

About California Country Club

California Country Club offers a natural haven for golf and relaxation in a private and beautiful location convenient to the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. Built in the 1950s, California Country Club’s par 72 course features the aesthetic beauty of mature tree-lined fairways. The William Bell design is enjoyable for beginners and overall yardage continues to challenge even the most advanced golfer. 

The investor-owned private golf club (non-equity) is open to outside tournament play on select days. 

More information:, 626.333.4571