Joe grew up in Cedartown, GA. He was introduced to the game by his father; a golf course superintendent and a scratch player. Joe graduated from Shorter College in Rome, Ga; majoring in business and minoring in Marketing, Management and Public Relations. During College, he was named Conference and Regional Player of the year and selected as an All-American. Following College, Joe played professionally for 2 1/2 years, after which he decided to work in the business side of golf. He has recently held positions with The Farm Golf Club in Dalton, GA and Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island, Ga. Joe and his wife Jenni have 3 Daughters Addison (7), Ansley (6) and Charlotte (2). He enjoys spending time with his family, working on his golf game, and any other type of outdoor activities.