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.
1st Assistant Golf Professional
(704) 896-7080, extension 2918
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
Director of Golf Course Maintenance
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.