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Let’s work together to make you unbeatable.

Optimize your operations and lead the industry.

Turn to Triumph Group for innovation, insight and intelligence to fill your membership roster, enhance the club experience for members and personnel, fulfill your staff’s potential and establish your club’s leadership in your market.

Meet our leadership.

Our leaders are all highly accomplished in their respective industries and specialists at turning around underperforming organizations. They have also effectively identified and developed up-and-coming talent as evidenced by the success of their former assistants.

Tom Vlach
CGCS, Founder
  • BS, University of Wisconsin, Agriculture & Soil Science (Specialization in Turfgrass Management)

  • Youngest ever to be certified by CGCS in the U.S. (1996)

  • Director of Agronomical Efforts for the PGA TOUR and over 25 professional golf events including The Players Championship for eight years

  • 16 former assistants currently head superintendents

Doug Wernecke
  • BS, Towson University; MScA, Johns Hopkins

  • Director of human resources for 22 years at a Fortune 500 corporation

  • Director of human resources in the private club industry for ten years at two Platinum Clubs®

  • Two former assistants now directors of human resources

Trusted by some of the best

Leverage proven practices and top people.

Triumph Group aggregates premier talent and meaningful real-world experience in the disciplines most crucial in driving efficiency and adding value. We help clubs break the cycle of “doing things the way they’ve always been done” through innovation in operations and agronomy. By regarding employees as internal customers and involving them in the turnaround, we motivate them and optimize their performance. These fundamental factors filter up to the member experience across all areas, including:

Club operations
and governance

Turf and project management

Human resources and
talent placement

Food, beverage, and
club management

Be our partner.

As club industry performance leaders, what we deliver will make your club healthy. Let’s discuss where you are and where you want to be, then make a plan to get you there.