While we are able to enjoy playing golf, we must remember that these are unusual times and we have to do what is best for the health of our families and communities. We believe golf is an outlet to alleviate some of the stresses and fears in the world today.
John Pillar has been the PGA Director of Golf at The Country Club at Woodloch Springs since it’s opening in 1992. John manages the entire golf operation for the 450-acre residential community. John has made his number one responsibility to ensure the tradition of excellence at Woodoch and 100% Guest satisfaction.
John is President of the Philadelphia Section PGA and President of the Pocono Professional Golf Series.
• 2014 Pennsylvania Open Champion
• 2014 Merchandiser of Year, Philadelphia Section PGA
• 2013 NIKE SWOOSH ELITE Staff Professional of the Year
• 2011- 2012 Vice President, Philadelphia Section PGA
• 2010-2011 Secretary, Philadelphia Section PGA
• 2009 Philadelphia PGA Section Champion
• 2009-Present US Kids National “Master Professional” by US Kids Golf
• 2007 Golf Professional of the Year, PGA of America – Philadelphia Section
• 2007-2010 Tournament Director, Philadelphia Section PGA
• 2003,2005,2006,2007,2014 Merchandiser of Year, Resort Facility
(Philadelphia Section, PGA)
• 2004-2008 US Kids National “Top 50 Kids Instructor” by US Kids golf
• 2004 Player of the Year, Most Improved (Philadelphia Section, PGA)
• 2002, 2003, 2008, 2010 & 2012, 2014 National CPC Contestant
• 1997 US Open Contestant, Congressional CC, Betheda, Md
Jason Kuiper is the new Director of Instruction for Woodloch Springs and is leading the creation of The Woodloch Golf Academy. The Golf Academy will feature expanded instruction offerings including overnight golf school packages, increased junior camps, resort golf instruction activities and precision club fitting. Jason spends the winter at Orange Lake Resort as the Head Teaching Professional at The McCord Golf Academy. He has been in that position since 2009 where he worked through the PGA program obtaining Class A membership in 2011. His love for the game brought him into this industry in 2003 as he worked at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Pennsylvania. It was there that he took on different roles from service staff all the way up through teaching professional before moving to Florida in 2008. He decided to make golf his career after completing an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA in 2006 and a Masters of Business Administration from Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA in 2008.
2014 North Florida PGA Section Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
Qualified for 2015 National Rental Car PGA Assistants Championship
2014 East Central Chapter Assistant Golf Professional of the Year
2013-2014 NFPGA East Central Chapter Secretary
2014-2015 NFPGA East Central Chapter Vice President
2013 US Kids “Top 50” Teacher Honorable Mention
Series of Three
Junior lessons (30 minutes)
Kyle Tasselmyer is the Assistant Golf Professional at The Country Club at Woodloch Springs. Born and raised in Northeast Pennsylvania in the town of Honesdale. Upon graduating Honesdale High School in 2008 Kyle made the effort to pursue golf as his career. Besides teaching, playing, and growing the game of golf Kyle also enjoys to hunt, fish, and any other outdoor activity from hiking to skiing.
“I look forward to meeting everyone that I can so if you get a moment while at Woodloch please stop in the golf shop and say hello.”
Methodist University in Fayetteville North Carolina -Professional Golf Management Program
graduated in August of 2013 at Penn State University, Professional Golf Management
October of 2013, elected into the PGA and started as an Assistant Golf Professional at The Seawane Club in Hewlett Harbor, NY
Most recently worked at the Lehigh Country Club during the 2016 season
Junior lessons (30 minutes)
I have a passion for growing the game of golf, giving kids an opportunity to become successful and helping others enjoy their life to the fullest. Golf gave me a chance to see incredible places and meet even more incredible people. The potential to be a part in someone else’s journey to do the same is incredibly exciting to me.I look forward to joining the highly respected staff at Woodloch Springs and the 2017 golf season.
2010 Golf Academy of America Orlando campus Graduate with “Players Credentials”.
Played 2 seasons for the Lackawanna College Falcons in 2010 and 2011 1
I of twenty NJCAA division 2 players to earn a spot on the 2011 “Ping Coaches All Star Team”
Level 1 PGA Apprentice
Spent 3 Years at Elmhurst Country Club as Assistant Golf Professional
Spent 1 season at Grayhawk Golf Club
Certified in Instruction, Club fitting and Club making from the Golf Academy of America
Junior lessons (30 minutes)
Evan recently joined the Woodloch Springs community. He attended Penn State University, majoring and eventually receiving a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Evan interned in Jupiter, FL under PGA Tour Biomechanics expert, Coach Joey Diovisalvi. Evan experienced firsthand training players such as Keegan Bradley, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson. Evan then continued to work alongside Coach Joey D for two seasons as a Biomechanics/Fitness Coach. He trained competitive amateurs, long drive competitors, and professionals from numerous tours. Evan relocated to Naples, Florida helping former PGA Tour/Champion’s Tour player and longtime CBS announcer Bobby Clampett open the world headquarters of Impact Zone Golf as well as the IZG Academy at Tiburon Golf Club. He is also certified as an Advanced Level 1 Impact Zone Golf Instructor while also heading the Biomechanics Department, teaching Yoga for Golfers classes, and coaching IZG Junior Golf Programs. Now as a Biomechanics and Fitness Golf Specialist here at Woodloch Springs and Sports Complex, he is looking to improve your golf swing through biomechanics and golf fitness exercises. He offers a Golf and Body Assessment through the new Golf Performance Academy.
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