Role: Teaching Professional
Serving Since: 2001
Chris graduated from Arizona State with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Chris turned professional in 1985 and played in several countries in Southeast Asia and South America while pursuing his goal of playing on the PGA Tour. He became a PGA of America apprentice in 1987. Chris achieved membership on the Hogan Tour and Nike Tour, now the Web.com Tour.
In 1992, Chris attained Class A status in the PGA of America and began his teaching career in earnest. He started with the John Jacobs’ Golf Schools in 1997, rising to Head Instructor at the Hillcrest Golf Course location in Sun City West before coming to Anthem in 2001. In his time at Anthem, Chris has taught all ages and experience levels of golfers, tailoring his instruction to the student, enabling them to enjoy the game more while understanding the foundation of that enjoyment is the never ending quest to improve.
Chris recently became the Boy’s Golf Coach at Boulder Creek High and looks forward to coaching the next generation of up and coming young players.
Some highlights of Chris’s playing career include: winning the 1989 Colorado and Kansas Opens, the 1987 and 1995 Southwest Section PGA Assistants Championship and the 1995 and 1998 SWSPGA Match Play Championship. Chris competed in the 1991 U.S. Open, 2001 Phoenix Open, and the 2011 U.S. Senior Open as well as qualifying for the PGA of America’s Professional National Championship eight times.
Chris is married to his wife Sally and has two sons, Brian and Kyle.
Andy graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in Management Information Systems in 2000. After working as a database management consultant for a variety of Fortune 100 clients, Andy left to follow his passion and purse a career in golf.Andy's golf career has included stops at Lake Las Vegas, East Hampton Golf Club, TPC Scottsdale, and Mirabel. He is a Class A Member of the PGA of America and is also a TPI certified instructor.
Kyle is class A PGA Professional (since 2012) and a graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. While attending school he gained valuable experience during his internships at Geneva National Golf Resort in Lake Geneva, WI, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, OR, and The Lakes Country Club in Palm Desert, CA. Kyle has been working in the golf industry since 2007 and started working at Anthem Golf and Country Club in the fall of 2016. Kyle started playing the game at the age of 7 when his grandmother enrolled him in the junior program at a local country club in his hometown in Wisconsin. Ever since then he has had a love for the game that continues to grow stronger every year. He enjoys staying competitive by playing in Southwest PGA Section Events during the summer months. He is very excited and honored to play a large part in Golf Operations here at Anthem and loves his role as the Director of Player Development.
Role: Assistant Gol Professional
Serving Since: 2019
Role: Assistant Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2019