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Astute, tenacious, and diligent golf professional, with extensive training, comprehensive work experience, and verifiable success in all aspects of golf operations. Equipped with hands-on leadership, business management, and customer service expertise. Talented player and member of the Professional Golfers Association of America; well-versed in coaching and instructing diverse individuals in the all level of the game.

  • Certified Club Fitter for Ping, Taylor Made, and Titleist; skilled at managing an off-course “Top 100 Golf Shop”.
  • Known as a proven orchestrator and facilitators of various events, such as charity outings and PGA Nationwide qualifiers.
  • Expert at providing exceptional service to guests and members, resulting in referrals and repeat business.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Golf and Club Operations
  • Tournament Preparations and Execution
  • Game Intricacies and Instruction
  • Merchandise Sales and Promotions
  • Customer Relations and Service
  • Budget Implementation and Cost Control
  • Leadership, Training, and Staff Motivation
  • Communication and Coordination

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Owned and successfully managed golf shop merchandise with annual revenue of more than $400K in a buyers’ club member buying plan.
  • Played a pivotal role in restructuring member’s league play, resulting in significant increase in golfers’ participation by 20%.
  • Achieved operational proficiency and overall productivity through implementation of Sumner Tournament software.
  • Employed as assistant professional; recognized for outstanding performance and received job promotion as head golf professional in January 2008.

CAREER OVERVIEW

SHOP MANAGEMENT AND GOLF OPERATIONS

  • Significantly increased Oakridge Club revenue through implementation of astute ways to initiate marketing and sales.
  • Applied best management practices and golf expertise in support to annual business plan development and implementation.
  • Leveraged superior management capacities in planning and directing the golf operations within $500K yearly budget.
  • Demonstrated versatility and multitasking skills in performing diverse tasks, such as overseeing the fleet of 65 golf carts and 20 walking push carts and monitoring bag storage for 150 members.

LEADERSHIP AND TEAM COLLABORATIONS

  • Served as key contributor in the successful organization of the PGA Nationwide Tour along with other 60 tournaments annually.
  • Provided strong leadership in training and mentoring the currently hired head professional on merchandising procedures.
  • Integrated the V-1 Video Swing Analysis into member’s lesson to further educate them on their golf swing.

CLIENT SERVICE AND SUPPORT

  • Developed productive relationships with Fox Den C.C members through coordination and execution of clinics.
  • Delivered excellent customer service and ensured total satisfaction through effectual training and directions to service team with a staff of 6 to 12 members.
  • Expertly administered the execution of club repair service for the membership.

WORK CHRONOLOGY

PGA ASSISTANT PROFESSIONAL, COMPANY XYZ | SAVANNAH, GA | 2015-PRESENT
SALES TEAM MEMBER/FITTING SPECIALIST, COMPANY LMN | KNOXVILLE, TN | 2012-2015
FITTING SPECIALIST, COMPANY DEF | KNOXVILLE, TN | 2012
FOX DEN COUNTRY CLUB | FARRAGUT, TN | 2008-2011
HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL | 2009-2012
ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL | 2002-2009

EDUCATION

COURSEWORK IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING
ABC University , Knoxville, TN

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Professional Golfers’ Association of America
Continuing Education Program, 2008-Present
PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit, 2010
Golf Professional Training Program Graduate, Class A Member, 2007
Annual Merchandise Show, Orlando FL

AWARDS

Merchandiser of the Year, Knoxville Chapter | 2008, 2009, and 2010

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Professional Golfers’ Association of America

ACTIVITIES

Hosting the Nationwide Tour at Fox Den C.C. | 2008-2011
Nationwide Tour Event Qualifier | 2008

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Sales and Inventory Controlling (IBS system)
Sumner Tournament Software
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