Wintergreen Resort Golf Instructor Bios
Geoff Redgrave, PGA
Director of Golf & Instruction at the Wintergreen Golf Academy. Geoff is a native of Potomac, MD, however, has spent the majority of his golf career in South Florida as the former Director of Instruction at PGA National Resort & Spa located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Additionally, Geoff worked at the Tam-O-Shanter Club located on Long Island, NY.
Geoff's Instructional background includes numerous game and player development golf schools conducted at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
Worked under Top 100 instructors Mike Adams, T.J. Tomasi, Charlie King, Shelby Futch, Rick McCord and Dick Farley
- 2014 Member of the Titleist Golf Professional Staff
Geoff’s vast playing experience has included playing the Tommy Armour Tour, Central Florida Tour, South Florida Tour, and the Dakotas Tour. Additionally, Geoff has played in numerous Middle Atlantic, South Florida and Met PGA Section Events that include multiple Virginia State Opens and MAPGA Professional Championships, two New York State Opens, one Met Open (former PGA Tour event) and four New York Met PGA Championships.
Geoff won the South Florida Section Assistants Tournament at the Champion Course at PGA National, currently home to the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic. A former Division One college baseball player, Geoff was drafted by the Cleveland Indians. Geoff is married to Mary Lynn and has a daughter Erin.
Philip Licata, PGA
Head Golf Professional at Devils Knob Golf Club. Born in NY, raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Philip has called South Florida home for 17 years. He was a core instructor at The Academy of Golf at PGA National and Director of the Short Game Academy. Philip served as Head Golf Professional at The Florida Club in Stuart, Florida. He gained valuable private club experience at Rumson CC on the Jersey shore for six seasons before coming to Wintergreen.
- L.A.W.'s of Golf Certified Instructor
- Core instructor for 3 day, Full swing and Corporate golf schools
- Director of The Short Game Academy - Specializing in the Scoring Zone and short shot options
- Extensive teaching ability gained under 4 Top 100 Instructors - Mike Adams, Jim Suttie, T.J. Tomasi and Charlie King
- PGA Certified in Instruction
- PGA Certified in Golf Operations
- TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
- Attended multiple PGA/USGA Rules of Golf seminars (scoring 84 on post seminar testing)
- Created the RCC Q School - A complete Junior golf program producing a 2X Men's club champion and a Women’s club champion, multiple Junior club champions (boys and girls), 2X player of the year, high school state and county champions, 4 all shore team selections in 2011
David Moga, PGA
Head Golf Professional at Stoney Creek Golf Club and lead instructor at the Wintergreen Golf Academy. David is a graduate of the Golf Academy of the South with a degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management. Prior to Wintergreen Resort, David was employed as a golf academy assistant and assistant golf professional at the World renowned Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida.
David Moga’s instructional experience includes:
- Instructed and mentored under Golf Digest Top “50” instructor Fred Griffin
- Instructed and mentored under Grand Cypress Acdemy of Golf lead instructors
- Privilege of studying and learning from top PGA touring professionals such as Chris DiMarco, Jim Thorpe, Fulton Allem, Bart Bryant, Paul Azinger, Dick Mast, DA Points, Helen Alfredson, Ted Tryba & Tripp Isenhour.
- Featured Golf Channel, Golf Academy Live student for famed top 100 instructors Bob Toski and Jim Flick
- Member of Callaway Golf Professional Staff 2007-2014
- David's playing highlights include four time all-county, all-district high school honors-1996-1999, two time all-state honors-1998-1999, three time North eastern Ohio conference winner-1997-1999, Ashtabula County Amateur Champion-2001, National Optimist Junior qualifier-1997. David also plays in numerous PGA mid-atlantic section events each season where he continues to grow as a player.
Matt Burch, Assistant Professional
Assistant Professional at Stoney Creek, Matt is a native of Central Virginia and James Madison University graduate with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Sports Management and Administration. Prior to Wintergreen, Matt graduated from the Golf Academy of America in Orlando, Florida and also worked at Timaquan Country Club in Lake Mary, FL.
Matt Burch's highlights include:
- Golf Academy of America awards that include: Class Valedictorian, Player's Credential Ribbon and Conrad Rehling award winner
- Lead instructor for Wintergreen Resort's junior golf program
- Nike Junior Camp Lead Instructor
- 4 time All-District High School Golf Honors from 1999-2002
- Virginia State Golf Championship qualifier 2000
- Tri-County Player of the Year 2001
- WF Norris Wintergreen Invitational Champion 2001
- 2014 Member of Adams Golf Professional Staff