Tommy is a PGA Certified Golf Professional in Golf Operations. Tommy brings a unique and distinctive style to his golf operations, club leadership, staff management and golf instruction. He has developed a solid reputation as one who incorporates the highest level of visibility, integrity and character. Tommy leads by example demonstrating his energetic and enthusiastic approach as well as his "servant's heart" daily.When Tommy is not at the Club he enjoys spending time at home with his wife, grilling, craft beer and spending time with his two boys Chance Palmer 22 & Hunter Jones 21 who attend Michigan State University.
I have been the Director of Golf Course Operations at Firestone Country Club since 2008. I have been a part of the ClubCorp family for the past 25 years. Prior to Firestone, I worked at Treesdale Golf and Country Club, a 27-hole Arnold Palmer Design ClubCorp facility in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania where I served as the Director of Greens and Grounds and as ClubCorp’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Director of Agronomy. Early in my career I was the Superintendent at Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pennsylvania and at Philadelphia Country Club, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania.I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Westminster College in Business Administration and a Turfgrass Management Certificate at The Pennsylvania State University. My beautiful wife, Bonnie, and I have two amazing children, Adam and Keriann.