Omni La Costa Resort & Spa names Paul Brown as Director of Golf Course Maintenance

Announcement of Brown’s hire along with internal promotions further enhance the resort’s golf experience

CARLSBAD, CALIF., May 14, 2018 – Omni La Costa Resort & Spa announced Paul Brown has joined its Golf team as Director of Golf Course Maintenance responsible for overseeing the grounds maintenance and agronomic plans of the Champions and Legends Courses along with the Golf Performance Institute.

Bringing more than seventeen years of experience with him, Brown, a native of San Diego, most recently served as Golf Course Superintendent at Bear Creek Golf Club in Murrieta, Calif.

“Paul is a great fit to our team and brings expansive knowledge and experience in the luxury-tier golf market. He is a proven leader with an outstanding reputation and I am excited to see the continued elevation of the playing surfaces at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa,” said Dustin Irwin, Director of Golf at Omni La Costa.    

Omni La Costa also announced internal promotions advancing Gavin Parker, PGA to Resort Head Golf Professional and Michael Mulford, PGA to Membership Head Golf Professional.  Parker, who brings over a decade of industry experience, joined La Costa in 2012 and was promoted to First Assistant in 2016.  In his new role, he directs daily activities of the entire golf operation with a focus on outside operations.  

Mulford joined La Costa in 2014 ago as an Assistant Golf Professional and was promoted to Tournament Coordinator in 2016.  As Membership Head Golf Professional, Michael will focused on the planning and execution of The Club at La Costa’s extensive member golf event calendar along with focus on inside operations.  

“Gavin and Mike have been top performers in the operation for years and we are extremely proud of their accomplishments and excited for their promotions into our Head Golf Professional positions,” said Dustin Irwin


An escape from the everyday, Omni La Costa Resort & Spa was originally created as a playground for celebrities and athletes with every amenity imaginable and is now the perfect destination for family vacations, meetings and events, and more. The Spanish Mission-style property boasts over 600 guestrooms, suites and villas, 110,000 square feet of meeting and event space, an Athletic Club, and eight sparking pools including an adults-only pool and exhilarating waterslides. Two iconic golf courses, Champions & Legends are complemented by the Golf Performance Institute, offering Southern California's most comprehensive game improvement program. The 43,000-square-foot Spa at La Costa includes a private pool, waterfall showers, café and therapeutic reflexology path. Acclaimed restaurants - Bob's Steak & Chop House and VUE - present an updated take on local cuisine. For more information, call (800) 854-5000 or visit

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