Joe brings 24 years of PGA Professional instruction and education to VLC. He is a Top 100 Instructor with his previous experience including Lead Instructor at the PGA Center for Learning & Performance in Port St. Lucie Florida, PGA Education faculty Lead Instructor & Presenter, and PGA Director and Chairman of the 2011 PGA Teaching Coaching Summit. He was honored as a Top 50 Golf Instructor by Golf Range Magazine and is one of the new class of 2011 Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructors. He is a PGA Certified Member in Instruction. While working with players of all levels, Joe is heavily sought after by LPGA touring professionals and teaches numerous players out on tour including Hall of Famer Juli Inkster and 2012 Rolex player of the year and world #1 Stacy Lewis. Notable Students on the LPGA Stacy Lewis, Lizette Salas, Karine Icher, Inbee Park, and Cheyenne Woods. Member of GOLF Magazine Top 100 Since 2009/2010 and member of Golf Digest Top 50 Since 2015/2016. He is ranked 8th amongst Tour Players ( Golf Digest ).
2012 PGA Horton Smith Award (Tenn Section)
2013 PGA Teacher of the Year Award (Tenn Section)