Golf Staff

Phil Smiley, Head Golf Professional

A Virginia native, Phil is a 2006 graduate of Methodist University where he earned his degree in Business Administration through their PGA Professional Golf Management program. He served internships at four prominent Clubs in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina, plus has been an Assistant Professional at Palm Valley Country Club in Palm Desert, CA, The Club at Osprey Cove in St. Mary’s GA, Champion Hills Club in Hendersonville, NC, and Royal New Kent Golf Club in Providence Forge, VA.  Through those diverse assignments Phil has gained outstanding experience in customer service, event development and promotion, along with excellent teaching and merchandising skills.




Conner Chitty, Assistant Golf Professional

Conner Chitty, our Assistant Golf Professional, was born and raised in Gaffney, South Carolina.  Conner graduated in 2017 from Coastal Carolina University, earning a Bachelor degree in Business Marketing and Professional Golf Management.  Along with his degree, Conner also earned PGA Class A status from the Professional Golfers Association of America. Conner strives to provide the highest quality customer service with fine attention to detail creating a member centric golf club environment.  Conner has a passion for the business and game of golf with keen interest in growing the game through teaching and golf instruction.