Though golf is largely an individual sport, it also can be a game for two. Especially in the business world, where husband-and-wife teams sometimes hold different jobs at the same club.
Mario and Melissa Bellomo are one such couple. And as the director of golf and general manager, respectively, of the Outpost Club, an international golfing society, they organize and lead several dozen trips a year that take their members all over the planet with their clubs.
“Mario will travel about 220 days in 2023, and I will be with him for maybe 175 of those,” said Melissa, 42, who met her husband in 1998 when they were attending Crestwood High School in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania.
Those trips will take one or both of them from Australia to Scotland and many places in between, as well as to a number of the best clubs in America, from Oakmont and Sleepy Hollow to Mountain Lake and Myopia Hunt.
Work is a long and winding road for this pair, who are now based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and they have been traveling it a...
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