Tony Chateauvert – PGA Head Professional/Manager
Tony Chateauvert is an award winning PGA member and is the Head Professional and Manager for The Town of Palm Beach Golf Course. Tony has been a PGA Member since 1983 and started his career at some of the finest clubs in Metropolitan New York such as Winged Foot Golf Club, Garden City Golf Club before becoming Head Professional at Bedford Golf and Tennis Club for many years.
Tony has been at the Par 3 from 2010 and in that time has increased rounds of golf and revenue over 25%. Because of the recent success at Palm Beach, a spectacular new clubhouse complete with an upstairs restaurant has opened in 2014 with breathtaking views of the ocean.
Tony’s passion for the game and passion for the profession have allowed him to become an advocate for the PGA Member and the betterment of their jobs.
Gene George – PGA Class “A” Professional
Gene is from Erie, Pennsylvania and has been a PGA Professional for over 25 years. He attended and played college golf at Gannon University. He taught golf in Pennsylvania, New York and now at the Town of Palm Beach Golf Course. He is an experience and excellent instructor as well as an accomplished player. He’s played on the PGA Tour and has won many events including two national PGA Match Play Championships. He excels and enjoys teaching juniors and beginners as well as skilled players. He uses simple and easy style of teaching that he has developed over many years that anyone can master.
- 30 minutes- $70
- 1 hour- $140
Tim McCoy – PGA Class “A” Professional
Tim McCoy has been a Class “A” PGA professional since 1967 and a lifetime member of the PGA. Originally from Virginia Beach, Tim teaches in Southampton, New York in the summer months and at the Palm Beach Par 3 during the seasonal winter months. He has a history of success in the Mid-Atlantic section as both a player and instructor. Tim’s style of teaching follows much of Hall of Fame instructor Bill Strausbaugh. Tim’s passion and commitment to the game is quite evident.
- 30 minutes- $70
- 1 hour- $140
Kellie Stenzel- PGA Class “A” Professional
Kellie is originally from Geneva, New York and a graduate of Furman University. She is a Class A PGA and LPGA professional and teaches at Palm Beach Par 3 in Palm Beach, Florida. She is a member of the Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers, Golf for Women Top 50 Teachers list, as well as Golf Digest’s Top Teachers in New York State list. She has three golf books published by St. Martins Press including: The Women’s Guide to Golf: A Handbook for Beginners, The Women’s Guide to Consistent Golf and The Women’s Guide to Lower Scores. Kellie and Gerard enjoy their 6 year old son, Matthew.
- 30 minutes- $100
- 1 hour- $200
Bradford Costa – Golf Professional
Originally from Fall River Massachusetts, Brad began his career in golf instruction in 2003. He spent five years working at the private clubs between Massachusetts and Florida and in 2008 made Florida his permanent residence. Brad has worked as an assistant professional at Palm Beach Country Club before coming to the Palm Beach Par 3 in 2012. He quickly became one of the most popular instructors at the Par 3, building a large client base in a short period. Brad works with all levels of golfers both young and old on all aspects of the game. He has been lucky enough to coach a number of world ranking junior for three years along with juniors who competed at the US Kids world championship and a division 1 collegiate player. He is extremely dedicated to his craft and shares his passion for golf with all his clients.
- 30 minutes- $70
- 1 hour- $140
Andrew Svoboda – PGA
Andrew Svoboda played the PGA Tour for 3 years and had 3 top 10 finishes, 9 top 25 and is the current 2018 Metropolitan Open Champion.
Andrew grew up in New York playing golf at the fabled Winged Foot Golf Club and was a standout on the St. Johns College golf team before joining the PGA Tour. Currently, he teaches at The Engineers Country Club on Long Island and will join our team this winter, bringing with him a great deal of knowledge and insight to what it tkes to become better at golf.
Billy Jones – PGA Professional
Billy Jones joins us from Cologne, Germany and is a 25- year member of the German PGA. Billy was Director of Instruction at a multi- facility golf school. Originally, from Ogden, Utah, Billy has established himself as a much sought after coach and instructor using Trackman technology. This state-of-the-art radar technology allows me to share with students over 30 golf ball and club data parameters. The response from the data coupled with Trackman’s integrated Video is an unprecedented level of feedback. I recently upgraded to the dual radar Trackman 4 which provides information on putting as well as chipping and pitching. I am thrilled to share this technology with students at The Palm Beach par 3.
Billy says: “I don’t teach a system I teach individuals’.
I am super excited to be joining the premier Instructional Staff of Golf on The Ocean and look forward to working with as many of you as possible on an individual basis or in a group setting to find your own individual plan of improvement.
Brian Varsey – PGA Professional
Brian Varsey is new to our team at The Par 3 this year. Brian is from Cleveland, Ohio.
Brian spends his summers teaching at the prestigious Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, NY. Brian has a stellar career in golf having been Director of Instruction at the fabled Ocean Reef Club for many years and prior to that, was Director of Instruction at Canterbury Golf Club in Cleveland, Ohio.
Brian has a complete understanding of the game both as a player and as an outstanding instructor having studied under the legendary and PGA Hall of Fame Member Bob Toski.
Brian’s credentials also include being an AimPoint green reading certified instructor, TPI level 2 certified in coaching and a SAM Putt Lab putting instructor.
Brian enjoys coaching individuals to improve their whole game through evaluations so they can play better and have more fun. “Keeping things simple” and understanding what things you need to do to improve and play your best!
Dave Pesacov – PGA Teaching Professional
Dave has been a PGA Member for 25 years. Prior to that, Dave attended and played golf for the University of North Carolina. Dave has been teaching golf in Florida for many years at such clubs as The Presidents, Emerald Dunes and PGA National. Prior to those, Dave taught at the prestigious Canterbury Golf Club in Cleveland, OH.
Dave is an accomplished player having won the 1981 Florida State Amateur Championship as well as playing in hundreds of professional events throughout the country.
Today, Dave’s Mission Statement is to provide the very highest standard of instruction to all students and that is evident in the hundreds of Dave’s students who are playing better golf today than they were before!