Department: Golf

Position: Director of Instruction & Player Development

Phone: 860-673-4577

Email: bphelps@golfclubofavon.com

As Director of Instruction & Player Development, Brian will direct all Instruction and Player Development Programs. He is responsible for organizing, budgeting, developing, promoting, scheduling and conducting golf instructional programs to meet the needs of our membership. Brian grew up in Canton, Connecticut and attended Canton High School. With a strong interest in the golf business he continued his education in Conway, South Carolina at Coastal Carolina University where he was a part of the Professional Golf Management Program. Brianís past work experience includes Firestone Country Club the host of the Bridgestone Invitational a WGC PGA Tour Event, The Dunes Golf and Beach Club the host of the 2014 Professional National Championship, and almost 10 years of working in the golf business in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. After South Carolina Brian accepted a job as a Sales Representative for Dunning Golf covering Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas before moving home to accept a job as a Teaching Professional at GOLFTEC in West Hartford. Brian is a Class A PGA Professional Certified in Teaching and Coaching and Player Development. With a strong passion for Junior Golf and Player Development, Brian is looking forward to becoming a part of the strong traditions of the Professional Staff at the Golf Club of Avon.