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 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 by 50% and revenue over 200%. Tony oversaw the construction of a spectacular new clubhouse complete with an upstairs restaurant has opened in 2014 with breathtaking views of the ocean.
Tony’s love of the game and passion for the profession are evident when you meet him. Tony takes great pride in how all golfers and guests are made to feel welcome at the Par 3.
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
Bob Hite – Golf Instructor & Player Development
Bob has been a golf instructor since 2005 @ PGA National Resort & Spa under the tutelage of Golf Digest Schools (2005-2007), PGA National Golf Academy (2007-2008) and Leadbetter Golf Academy (2008-2018). In his 13 tenure, applying various teaching philosophies, he has taught over 13,000 hours and impacted thousands of golfers. His passion and positivity shine, but he is driven to unlock growth potential in any golfer from the recreational to the aspiring junior and accomplished elite.
With a new year comes a new chapter in Bob’s career. To fulfill his dream and launch a new coaching model Bob Hite Golf, “Reach for new HITES!”
Bob Grissett – Professional Golf Coach & Tour Coach
Bob is proud and honored to have been selected as one of GOLFTIPS Magazine Top 25 Instructors in America.
Bob brings to his coaching beliefs a wealth of experience and knowledge grounded on decades of studying and training with some of the finest minds in the history of golf. Instructors such as Andy Plummer, Mike Bennett. Mac O’Grady, David Leadbetter, Bob Toski, Ben Doyle, John Geertsen, Johnny Revolta, Jack Grout, and Wild Bill Mehlhorn. In addition, Bob’s teaching certifications are among the very best in the industry.
Bob has coached players from the PGA TOUR, CHAMPIONS TOUR, LPGA TOUR, WEB.COM TOUR, ASIAN TOUR, PGA CHINA TOUR, CHALLENGE TOUR & EUROPEAN TOUR.
In addition, Bob uses the #1 training tool on all Tours, TRACKMAN 4. This powerful combination of data, video, and overlay graphics is an indispensable feature of Bob’s Coaching that speeds up the learning curve of any player. Add loads of up-to-date tour player swing video plus data and you have the most sophisticated learning platform available in the golf instruction and golf coaching industry.
A native of Wauconda, IL Bob now resides in South Florida and teaches at The Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course in Palm Beach, FL
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!