Stonegate GC mourns passing of mechanic

By |  June 12, 2012

Sad news out of Florida — our condolences to Kipp’s family and friends.

Celebration Golf Management, which operates eight Central Florida golf courses in the Central Florida region, recently mourned the unexpected passing of Steven Kipp, assistant mechanic at Stonegate Golf Club at Solivita.

Arto Rahmani, general manager of the Stonegate Golf Club, said Kipp was only 52 when he passed away.

“Steve Kipp was a close friend and colleague of Stonegate superintendent Mike Gwaltney for more than 28 years,” Rahmani said. “He was a friendly man, highly knowledgeable, a hard worker and really pleasant and someone you wanted to be around.”

Stonegate Golf Club Team Members wore green ribbons to honor Kipp’s memory.

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