Director of Instruction
Jason grew up in Jacksonville, NC. He attended East Carolina University and Greensboro College where he played on the nationally ranked Greensboro College golf team. Jason started in the golf business right after college and has served several high end clubs in the south east including, Raleigh Country Club as Director of Golf and Director of Instruction at both Old North State and Kinloch Golf Club.
Jason came to Belfair after serving on the highly acclaimed teaching staff at Sea Island Golf Club where he worked with Todd Anderson, Jack Lumpkin, Gale Peterson and Mike Shannon, all of whom are listed among Golf Digests Top 50 Instructors. One of Jason’s goals for Belfair is to create a welcoming coaching and learning environment for players of all levels through strong fundamentals presented in simple and repeatable concepts. Jason’s Knowledge of the body and how it reacts in the golf swing allows him to create a functional and repeatable golf swing for all levels of players including players with body limitations.
Jason has been selected by Golf Magazine as a “Top 100” Golf Instructor in the country as well as appearing in Golf Digest as a “Best in State” Instructor. Jason was awarded the 2018 Carolinas PGA Section Teacher of the Year and was also named the HHI Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year award in 2016 and 2018. Jason is a certified Level 3 Titleist Performance Institute Golf Coach recognizing his knowledge of how the body works in the golf swing. In addition, Jason is one of only 26 Global Ambassadors with Swing Catalyst and is certified Level 2 in Swing Catalyst biomechanics. Other certifications include; Trackman Level 2 and Laser Optics Putting.
Teaching runs in Jason’s family. His father was a high school coach for 40 years, his mother has taught dance for over 25 years and his brothers and sister are tennis professionals and a highly decorated dance instructor respectfully. In Jason’s down time he enjoys spending time with his wife Mollie and three daughters at the beach or fishing.