Meet Our New Golf Team
Posted on May 9, 2014
Robert Prange- PGA Golf Professional
We are pleased to announce the hiring of award winning PGA Golf Professional, Robert Prange, as our new PGA Director of Golf Instruction. Robert spends his winters as the Director of Golf Instruction at Estero Country Club in Ft. Myers, Florida.
He was mentored by two of the world’s finest golf instructors, both John Jacobs of The John Jacobs’ Practical Golf Schools; and Jim Hardy, 2008 PGA Teacher of the year, and author and founder of The Jim Hardy Plane Truth Golf Professional Certification Program.
Robert will be available in the Basin Harbor Club’s golf shop and on the range (weather permitting) so please stop by and say hello. Robert’s cell phone is 317-508-6009, and his email is email@example.com
Scott Clark – Golf Course and Grounds Superintendent
Scott is a 7th generation Vermonter who is returning home after over twenty years of golf course experience in Florida and around the world. He spent 13 years at PGA National Resort & Spa as the Director of Golf Course Maintenance overseeing six golf courses including the Champion course, current home of the PGA Tours Honda Classic.
Scott was also Head Superintendent at LPGA International, home of the LPGA Tour World Headquarters. While at LPGA, Scott hosted televised events for the LPGA Tour on CBS and constructed their second 18 hole Author Hills golf course.
Some other notable achievements include; Director of Agronomy at Tseleevo Golf & Polo Club, Moscow, Russia and a patent holding entrepreneur.
Will Benton – Director of Golf Operations
Will is a 2009 graduate of the University of Vermont with a degree in Business Administration. From 2008-2011 Will worked seasonally between Basin Harbor and the Club at Admirals Cove in Jupiter, FL as an Assistant Professional.
In the Spring of 2012 he accepted the position of Head Golf Professional at Oronoque Country Club, a private 18-hole facility in Stratford, CT. He is excited for the opportunity to be back in Vermont and is looking forward to a great 2014 season. Please don’t hesitate to contact me – firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Ela – Assistant Golf Professional
Chris grew up in Monroe, CT and attended The Golf Academy of America, Myrtle Beach Campus. He is currently enrolled in the PGA Apprentice program. Chris has worked at a number of clubs in CT including The Golf Club at Oxford Greens, Whitney Farms Golf Course, Oronoque Country Club and The Club at Admirals Cove in Jupiter, FL.
When he is not on the golf course Chris enjoys many outdoor activities including hiking, fishing and kayaking.