Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Brandon Jones

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach

Head Golf Professional

Current Employer: Hampton Cove – Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Owens Crossroads, Alabama

Brandon Jones is a PGA Member and Head Golf Professional at Hampton Cove, the northern gateway to Alabama’s famed Robert Trent Jones Trail. He says that business and people skills have helped him most in climbing the ranks in golf. "When you treat people how they want to be treated, that's when people take notice," says Jones.

He is a graduate of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach. "It definitely prepared me for the road ahead," says Jones. "The knowledge that the teachers possess is invaluable for handling situations that can arise in the future."

As graduation comes closer, Jones advises students to be open to jobs in different parts of the country. "You never know where the next great job may be," he says. "You might have to take a few jobs that will eventually take you to your dream job."

What's in His Bag? Callaway

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job: "The best part of my job is getting to interact with customers and members on a daily basis."