Justin is a certified PGA Professional with eighteen years of experience at Private, Semi – Private, and resort facilities. Justin has worked at Pinehurst Resort, The Cliffs Communities located in the mountains of North and South Carolina, Preserve at Jordan Lake as the Head Golf Professional, Bayonet at Puppy Creek as the Head Golf Professional, and Director of Golf/Head Golf Professional at Salem Glen Country Club.
Studied under David Orr at Campbell University, 2013 Carolinas Section
PGA Teacher of the Year
Certified in Golf Operations through PGA Certification Program
Certified in General Management through PGA Certification Program.
Raised over $100,000 for Folds of Honor Foundation
Top 5 Finish at Monterey Bay Invitational at Pebble Beach 2018
Top 4 Finish at National Kiawah Island Pro-Am
Top 8 Pro-Assistant Championship 2015
2nd Place in 2015 Pro-Official Tournament
Winner of 6 CPGA Pro-Am Tournaments
20th Place in CPGA Pro – Pro Tournament
Wyndham Ambassador in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Jimmy Flippen, jr. PGA Professional
Jimmy is a PGA Professional with experience spanning across the various elements of golf and its business. Recently, Jimmy has worked at Ringgold Golf Club and Ray’s Creek Golf Club, now Southern Hills Golf Course, as the Head Professional.
He has sixteen years teaching, club fitting, and club repair experience that includes eight years as the Head Golf Coach for Westover Christian Academy in Danville, VA. In addition, Jimmy is a lifelong accomplished competitor having played with the likes of David Duval, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods and has won numerous events. In 2016, Jimmy was the Middle Atlantic Section PGA Player of the Year after winning its Section Championship, Head Pro Championship, and Players Cup.
Wyndham Championship Ambassador 2012 and 2018
2018 MAPGA Southern Chapter Champion
2015, 2017, and 2018 National Club Professional Qualifier
2012 and 2007 Danville Register & Bee All-Metro Coach of the Year
2009 and 2011 MAPGA APA Player of the Year
2009 MAPGA Assistants Champion
1995 Cardinal Amateur Champion
1995 North-South Amateur Runner-up
1992 NCAA and ACC Rookie of the Year
Rick Murphy, PGA Professional, Director of Instruction
Rick Murphy has taught every imaginable kind of student, from beginner to PGA TOUR player. For five years (1995-1999), he was Director of Instruction at the Country Club of Bogota, Colombia, where he gave more than 12,500 lessons in his first four years of work. Today he says, “It was a learning experience I’ll never match.”
Rick now owns and operates the Rick Murphy Golf Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina, with practice centers both onsite and at the Greensboro National Golf Club . Rick and his staff of five PGA professionals run programs for players of all ages and skills. Rick has twice won the PGA of America’s Free Lesson Month in 2010 and 2011, an annual national competition of more than 28,000 professionals across the country.
2008 Carolinas PGA Golf Professional of the Year – Carolinas Section
2016 Carolinas PGA Horton Smith Award Winner – Education
1994 National Teacher of the Year – Spalding Golf
1993 Golf Digest’s Shop Operations National JR Golf Promoter of the Year Award
1988 PGA of America National Junior Golf Leader Award
Certified NG360 Performance Specialist – Total Body Mechanics
Certified 4D Motion Instructor – 3D Full Body & Club Motion Capture
2016 PGA Certified Professional – Teaching and Coaching
2001 & 2009 Carolinas PGA Teacher of the Year
2015 – 2016 Golf Digest List Best Teachers in North Carolina