Alumni and Student Updates
Charles Reid is a 2005 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do?
I am an Instructor at Algonkian Golf Course, which is part of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority in Sterling, VA. We teach the PGA method with a focus on the physical kinetics of our students. I teach all aspects of the game and all ages. I specialize in teaching those over 50 because, being a baby boomer myself, I understand the kinetics of the more mature age groups.
Joseph Feekes is a 2009 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do as Assistant Golf Professional?
I assist with the day-to-day golf operations. We host over 100 events yearly and I manage the banquet room and bookings.
Brett Thomaswick - Head Golf Professional at Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club, Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Brett Thomaswick is a 2009 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do as Head Golf Professional?
I'm responsible for managing all areas of the golf operations from the shop to all of the employees. Duties include teaching, merchandising, marketing, budgeting and member relations.
Richard Corning is a 2014 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do as 10th Tee Supervisor?
I am 10th Tee Supervisor on the Food and Beverage side of the club. I manage a team of six people and serve the entire CC community. I am responsible for the inventory and staff as well as customer satisfaction.
Ryan Trego is a 2014 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do as Club Tech and Shop Manager?
Duties include but are not limited to re-gripping, shaft installation, bending, buffing, grinding, cutting, painting and just about anything else you can do to a club. Also selling, teaching and fitting golf clubs.