Brian Reppart

Director of Golf

(704) 439-2924

Brian is originally from Ohio and has been a PGA Member since April of 1997. He started his golf career as an Assistant Golf Professional at the Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. He then spent four years as Head Golf Professional at the Addison Reserve Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. Over the past nine years Brian has been the Head Golf Professional and General Manager at Rattlesnake Ridge Golf Club in Sunbury, Ohio. Brian lives in Cornelius with his 3 children.

Linda Campbell

Director of Instruction
(704) 896-7080, extension 281

Linda was born and raised in York, PA. She attended The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on a full golf scholarship and was the team’s 1st All-American women’s golfer. Currently, she is a Class A member of both the PGA of America and the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division. Linda has been with The Peninsula Club since 2002 and has enjoyed teaching members and their guests. Her passion has been in developing the Junior Golf Program at the Club, and loves to teach all ages and skill levels.


Chris Cravotta

1st Assistant Golf Professional

(704) 896-7080, extension 2918

Chris grew up in Heidelberg, Germany and learned the game of golf during his summers at Kingsmill Resort and Country Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. Chris started his golf career at Paradise Valley Golf Course in Fairfied, CA. He received most of his golf professional training at top private clubs in South Florida where he served as a Tournament Director and Assistant Golf Professional in the fast paced, hustle and bustle of Florida clubs. As his career progressed, he moved to the Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton and Hunters Run Golf and Racquet Club in Boynton Beach. Based on his expertise, Chris then was appointed as Head Golf Professional at Martin Downs Golf Club in Palm City.

Since August of 2014, Chris has served the membership at Greenwood Country Club as their Head Golf Professional. In addition to being a club professional and gifted instructor, Chris is also a USGA certified tournament administrator and a Titleist Club Fitting Professional. Chris also loves working with Juniors, a skill he acquired while working as a camp counselor in Maine during college. Chris, his wife Lauren and daughter Cooper, are excited to be a part of the Cornelius community.

 Joe Williams

Assistant Golf Professional

(704) 896-7060

Joe is originally from Virginia. He attended Bluefield College (VA) where he was a member of the golf team. In 1999 he began his golf career at The Galax Country Club as a pro-shop manager. He changed careers and was an Account Executive in the Specialty Grocery Industry for 13 years. In 2014 he returned to chase his passion in golf and started as a cart attendant here at the Peninsula Club. He is currently working toward becoming a Class A Golf Pro through the PGA Program.

Golf Course Maintenance Department

Jared Nemitz

Director of Golf Course Maintenance
(704) 896-4916

Jared has been working in the turfgrass industry since he was 16 years old. Discovering that he could turn his love for the game of golf into a life-long career, he obtained his Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Purdue University. He also studied at The University of Aberystwyth in Wales, UK for one semester.

Jared has worked on many exclusive golf courses across the world including The Kampen Golf Course at Purdue University, The Chevy Chase Club in Washington DC, The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN and St. Andrews Links and Trust in Scotland. Most recently he was the Course Superintendent at The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill, GA near Hilton Head Island SC.

Along with his work experiences, Jared has volunteered/assisted in tournament preparations for NCAA Championships, British Open, U.S. Open, U.S. Mid-Amateur, U.S. Senior Amateur and other various PGA Events.