101 PGA Pros Named GM During First Quarter Of 2018

By | April 26th, 2018

The spike in appointments aligns with The PGA of America’s recent repositioning of PGA Career Services, as more resources are now available to better serve employers, PGA members and individuals seeking to gain employment within the golf industry.

The PGA of America has announced that 101 PGA Professionals were either promoted, hired or declared as a General Manager at public, private and resort facilities nationwide during the first quarter of 2018.

The spike in PGA Professionals earning GM positions aligns with the PGA’s recent repositioning of PGA Career Services, as more resources are now available to better serve employers, PGA members and individuals seeking to gain employment within the golf industry.

“We’re thrilled by the number of PGA Professionals who have already secured General Manager positions in just the first three months of the year,” said PGA Chief Membership Officer John Easterbrook Jr., PGA. “As part of our enhanced Career Services Department, we’re working closely with employers at facilities nationwide and connecting them with candidates who best fit the skill, experience and leadership qualifications required of a General Manager.”

The 101 PGA Professionals who were promoted, hired or declared as General Managers during Q1 of 2018 include:

  • Anthony A. DelMastro, PGA, Prattville (Ala.) Country Club
  • Bradley H. Morrison, PGA, One Club, Gulf Shores, Ala.
  • Brent N. Lingel, PGA, Rolling Hills Golf Course, Tucson, Ariz.
  • Brian C. Bauer, PGA, Hawk Pointe Golf Club, Washington, N.J.
  • Brian J. Boggs, PGA, Duck Lake Country Club, Albion, Mich.
  • Brian J. Farkas, PGA, Fox Hills Golf and Country Club, Watford City, N.D.
  • Brian J. Rashley, PGA, Bear Trap Dunes, Ocean View, Del. 
  • Brian S. Schueneman, PGA, Angels Crossing Golf Club, Vicksburg, Mich.
  • Brian T. Kain, PGA, Clear Lake Country Club, Buhl, Idaho 
  • Bruce Perisho, PGA, Oroville (Wash.) Golf Club 
  • Charles G. Wallace, PGA, The Club at Flying Horse, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Charles R. Chapman, PGA, Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation, Mint Hill, N.C.
  • Charles R. Schmitt III, PGA, Woodhaven Country Club, Louisville, Ky. 
  • Chris M. Dzergoski, PGA, Bella Vista Country Club, Marlboro, N.J.
  • Chris Meade, PGA, Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course, Fredericksburg, Texas 
  • Christian E. Hanns, PGA, Arrowhead Country Club, Glendale, Ariz.
  • Christopher G. Stacy, PGA, Lonesome Pine Country Club, Big Stone Gap, Va.
  • Christopher J. Tallman, PGA, Cold Spring Country Club, Belchertown, Mass.
  • Clay Mearns, PGA, Lawrenceburg (Tenn.) Golf & Country Club 
  • Colby R. Hartje, PGA, Chester Washington Golf Course, Los Angeles, Calif. 
  • Cory S. Fletcher, PGA, ArborLinks Golf Course, Nebraska City, Neb.
  • Craig A. Yutzy, PGA, Latrobe Elks Golf Club, Latrobe, Penn. 
  • Daniel E. Shull, PGA, Elks Country Club, Columbus, Neb.
  • David Craig, PGA, Chester Valley Golf Club, Malvern, Pa.
  • David E. Wykoff, PGA, Delaware (Ohio) Golf Club
  • David P. Melody, PGA, Oak Hill Country Club, Fitchburg, Mass.  
  • David P. Schneider, PGA, Happy Hollow Club, Omaha, Neb. 
  • David R. Cage, PGA, Mystic Creek Golf Club, El Dorado, Ark. 
  • David Z. Robison, PGA, Manistee (Mich.) Golf & Country Club 
  • Devin Thomas, PGA, Ellendale Country Club, Houma, La. 
  • Donald G. Berberick, PGA, The Links at Echo Springs, Johnstown Ohio 
  • Frank C. Hedderich III, PGA, Waynesboro (Va.) Country Club 
  • Gary D. Manes, PGA, Wildcat Creek Golf Course, Kokomo, Ind. 
  • George Priolo, PGA, Comanche Trail Golf Complex/Ross Rogers Golf Course, Amarillo, Texas
  • Glenn T. Payne, PGA, Shenvalee Golf Resort, New Market, Va. 
  • Gordon J. Walker, PGA, Reignwood Golf Club, Beijing, China
  • Gregory E. Martzolf, PGA, Country Club of Paducah (Ky.)
  • Jacqueline R Stevens, PGA, Skyview Golf Course, Alliance, Neb.
  • James A. Johnson Jr., PGA, Medina (Minn.) Golf & Country Club 
  • James J. Kane, PGA, Eagle Nest Golf Club, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • James O. Kurtzeborn, PGA, Bonita National Golf & Country Club, Bonita Springs, Fla.
  • Jason M. Jerman, PGA, Avondale Golf Club, Hayden Lake, Idaho 
  • Jeffrey F. Moy, PGA, The Club at Viniterra, New Kent, Va.
  • Jeffrey L. Clay, PGA, Pacific Northwest Golf Centers, Redmond, Wash.
  • Jeffrey M. Shepard, PGA, MacGregor Downs Country Club, Cary, N.C.
  • John A. Cleanthes, PGA, The Hermitage Golf Club, West Dover, Vt.
  • John Herndon, PGA, The Club at Rock Creek, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho 
  • John P. Creaney, PGA, Kings River Country Club, Kingsburg, Calif. 
  • Jordan R. Lockhart, PGA, Country Club Estates Golf Course, Fontana, Wisc.
  • Joseph H. Millar, PGA, Peacock Gap Golf Club, San Rafael, Calif.
  • Kelly M. Kluesner, PGA, Plum Creek Golf Club, Carmel, Ind. 
  • Kenneth R. Cashwell, PGA, Mystic Dunes Golf Club, Celebration, Fla. 
  • Kevin A. Boyko, PGA, Laurel Springs Golf Club, Suwanee, Ga.
  • Kevin C. Hwang, PGA, Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club, San Diego
  • Kevin M. Williamson, PGA, TPC Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  • Kyle J. Matson, PGA, Dodge Riverside Golf Club, Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Lawrence R. McCrimmon, PGA, Vicksburg (Miss.) Country Club
  • Louisa Bergsma, PGA, Golden Valley (Minn.) Golf & Country Club
  • Mark A. Lammi, PGA, Westhaven Golf Club, Franklin, Tenn.
  • Mark K. Becker, PGA, Irish Waters Golf Club, Freedom, Wisc.
  • Mark M. Swift, PGA, Persimmon Country Club, Gresham, Ore. 
  • Mark R. Doughty, PGA, Faulkwood Shores Golf Course, Howell, Mich.
  • Mark T. Hennie, PGA, Columbia Hills Golf & Swim Club, Columbia Station, Ohio
  • Matthew J. Cohen, PGA, The Cascades Club, Tyler, Texas
  • Michael B. Bechard, PGA, Ludlow (Mass.) Country Club
  • Michael D. Kerig, PGA, Norsk Golf Club, Mount Horeb, Wisc.
  • Michael J. Ash, PGA, Boundary Oak Golf Course, Walnut Creek, Calif. 
  • Michael K. Menery, PG, Marsh Golf Club, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 
  • Michael R. Callender, PGA, Centennial Golf Course, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 
  • Mike A. Ahrnsbrak, PGA, Pine Valley Country Club, Wilmington, N.C.
  • Mike Misheck, PGA, Country Club of Decatur (Ill.)
  • Nathan A. Broyles, PGA, Bermuda Run Country Club, Advance, N.C. 
  • Nathan A. Winn, PGA, Rancho Las Palmas Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • Neil A. Maurer, PGA, Alpine Country Club, Highland, Utah
  • Nicholas D. Carlson, PGA, Cowboys Golf Club, Grapevine, Texas
  • Paul Earnest, PGA, The Woodlands (Texas) Country Club – Palmer Course
  • Peter Cizdziel, PGA, The Standard Club, Johns Creek, Ga. 
  • Peter M. Kurvers, PGA, Dwan Golf Club, Bloomington, Minn.
  • Phillip J. Gaggero, PGA, Lake Padden Golf Course, Bellingham, Wash. 
  • Renato B. Villafuerte, PGA, Family Golf & Learning Center, Kirkwood, Mo. 
  • Rex R. Wiggins, PGA, Currie Municipal Golf Course/Mt. Pleasant Country Club, Midland, Mich.
  • Richard G. Leslie, PGA, Johnson Park Golf Course, Racine, Wisc. 
  • Richard Jeff Sprinkel, PGA, Botetourt Golf & Swim Club, Fincastle, Va. 
  • Robert G. Bachman, PGA, Piqua (Ohio) Country Club
  • Ronnie Parker, PGA, The Palisades Country Club, Charlotte, N.C. 
  • Ryan M. Parr, PGA, Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks, Silverthorne, Colo.
  • Ryan T. Peterson, PGA, Wilderness@Fortune Bay Resort, Tower, Minn. 
  • Scott D. Schaefer, PGA, Lockhaven Golf Club, Godfrey, Ill.
  • Scott J. Heyn, PGA, Farms Golf Club, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. 
  • Scott L. Curiel, PGA, Heritage Golf Links, Tucker, Ga.
  • Steve Janisch, PGA, Shoreline Golf Links, Mountain View, Calif. 
  • Stuart A. Reese, PGA, Salem (Ore.) Golf Club
  • Thomas R. Nelson, PGA, Hiddenbrooke Golf Club, Vallejo, Calif. 
  • Timothy P. Yavello, PGA, eau Elan Golf Club, Braselton, Ga. 
  • Timothy P. Fries, PGA, Glen Oak Golf Course, East Amherst, N.Y.
  • Todd A. Huizinga, PGA, Vaquero Club, Westlake, Texas 
  • Wesley C. Jones, PGA, Chester (S.C.) Golf Club 
  • Willard L. Scott, PGA, Houston Oaks Golf Course, Paris, Ky. 
  • William E. Johnson, PGA, Gull Lake View Golf Club & Resort, Augusta, Mich. 
  • William M. Smith, PGA, Great Bear Golf Club, East Stroudsburg, Pa. 
  • Yong S. Choi, PGA, Northcrest Academy of Golf, Atlanta, Ga. 

One Response to 101 PGA Pros Named GM During First Quarter Of 2018

  1. John Gardner says:

    Bravo! It is not an easy decision, but a wise one indeed. Be all you can be.

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