Meet the Golf Staff

Eric Colchamiro

Role: Tournament Director, PGA Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2011

Eric Colchamiro, Director of Instruction PGA Golf Professional TPI Certified Golf Fitness & Junior Coach Eric grew up in South Florida, participating in a junior golf program and playing all four years on the Palm Beach Gardens High School Team.

After graduation, he joined the U.S. Army, serving proudly for ten years. After his military career, Eric went through the PGA's rigorous training program becoming a Class A Member in 1996 and is certified with the Titleist Performance Institute as a Golf Fitness Instructor and Junior Coach.

Before becoming the Director of Instruction, Eric taught for six years at the Everglades Club in Palm Beach, Florida, where he had a big impact in lowering the members’ handicaps. He then taught as a Master Instructor at the Jim McLean Academy in Scottsdale, Arizona. Eric was also the first Head Golf Professional at the Nicklaus-designed Bear Creek Golf Course in Chandler, Arizona‐a 36‐hole facility. Eric also spent eight summers teaching at the Stratton Mountain Golf School in Vermont.

Eric is a member of ClubCorp Academy’s Board Of Advisors whose mission is to ensure world‐class golf instruction throughout its clubs nationwide.

Eric has the distinction of being one of the highest rated teachers. Knowing the learning process, Eric’s Students can expect immediate results and long-term benefits. His manner of presenting information is enlightening, entertaining, and therefore effective. Having competed in numerous State Open Championships, Eric understands the world of competitive golf and the need to define and improve each student’s limitations.