Meet the Golf Staff

Tim Reed

Role: PGA Head Golf Professional | Windermere
Serving Since: 2018
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Tim was named the Head Golf Professional at Windermere in 2018. Prior to Windermere, he was the First Assistant Golf Professional at Mystic Dunes Resort and Golf Club, in Celebration, Florida.

A native of Lakeland, Florida, Tim played golf at Florida Gulf Coast University, before finishing his career at Florida Southern University – where he was named NCAA Division II All American honorable mention.

Tim has been a member of the PGA of America since 2012.

Brant Ruckert

Role: PGA Head Golf Professional | Olde Atlanta
Serving Since: 2017
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Brant was named the Head Golf Professional at Olde Atlanta in 2017, after serving as Director of Instruction for the Performance Center at Windermere. Since joining ClubCorp in 2007, on separate occasions, Brant has served as the Head Golf Professional at both Olde Atlanta and Windermere.

A native of Kennesaw, Georgia, Brant played golf at the University of South Carolina Aiken. He competed in the 2004 USGA local qualifier, advancing to the regional sectional for the US Open held at historic Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. Brant also holds the Olde Atlanta course record of 64.

Brant has been a member of the PGA of America since 2014.

Dave Anderson

Role: Director of Instruction
Serving Since: 1998

Dave joined the staff in 1998, after serving as a longtime successful private golf instructor. A native of Rockford, Michigan, he has been a teaching professional since 1982. Golf instruction has been his life calling. Dave operated successful golf instruction facilities in Michigan and Alabama prior to moving to metro Atlanta. He has also been a staff member of national golf teaching schools.

Dave has developed a specialty for working with players seeking a dedicated skills development program. He has done a tremendous amount of work in course strategy techniques and the mental approach to the game. Dave successfully works with all students, from the Junior level to those returning to the game. 

Dave has been a member of the PGA of America since 1996.

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Mark Williams

Role: Teaching Professional
Serving Since: 1993
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Mark joined the staff in 1993, as the first Head Golf Professional/General Manager at Olde Atlanta Golf Club. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, he entered the golf business as an Assistant Golf Professional in 1989. In addition to teaching, Mark has been the regional manager for several golf clubs in the southeast.

Throughout his career, regardless of his management responsibilities, Mark has always taught the game. He works with all skill levels of players and specializes in teaching the entire golf game, using the student’s current talent as a foundation for improving their ability to play golf. Mark also directs the popular After School and Summer Camps we conduct for Junior players.

Mark has been a member of the PGA of America since 1992. In 2019, he became a PGA of America Life Member.

Shaun Pridgeon

Role: Teaching Professional
Serving Since: 2019
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Shaun joined the staff in 2019, first serving as the Assistant Golf Professional. A native of Cape Town, South Africa, as a playing professional, he played on the country’s mini-golf tours and is the winner of a local Cape Town event. Shaun also served as the personal golf instructor of the president of South Africa.

Shaun provides instructions to all skill levels and conducts group lessons, as well as instructional series.

Shaun has been a member of the PGA of South Africa since 2009.