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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. He has worked under Top 100 instructors Mike Adams, T.J. Tomasi, Charlie King, Shelby Futch, Rick McCord and Dick Farley. Geoff is also a 2015 Member of the Titleist Golf Professional Staff

Geoff’s playing experience has taken him around the country competing on numerous mini – tours including the Dakotas Tour and the Tommy Armour Tour in Central Florida.  Additionally, Geoff has competed in multiple State Opens, MAPGA and Met PGA Section events.  Geoff has won a South Florida Assistants tournament on the Champion Course at PGA National, current home to the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic and most recently finished runner up in the 2014 MAPGA Senior Match Play tournament.

Philip Licata, PGA

Head Golf Professional at Devils Knob Golf Club. Born in NY, raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Philip called South Florida home for 17 years prior to coming to Wintergreen. 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 Academy 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 2007-2015
  • 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 Timacuan 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  
  • 2015 Member of Taylor Made and Adams Golf Professional Staff

Andrew Bissonnette, Assistant Professional

Assistant Professional at Devils Knob Golf Club. Andrew is a transplant out of the Greater Thumb Region of Michigan. Andrew is a Virginia grown Professional starting his career in golf here at Wintergreen Resort in 2006. Graduated top 10 of his class from Mayville Community Schools with a Certificate of Completion from the Tuscola Technology Center in Computer Technology Management.

Andrew Bissonnette's highlights include:

  • Qualified as an Individual and Team for 2000 Division 4 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals at Forest Akers East Golf Course
  • Qualified As a Team for 2001 Division 4 Lower Peninsula Boys Golf Finals at The Emerald Golf Course, St. Johns
  • 3 time All-District High School Golf Honors from 2000-2002
  • Director of the overnight Nike Golf Camps
  • 2015 Member of Callaway’s Assistant Staff
  • Medalist for the Players Ability Test contested at Stoney Creek Golf Club in 2008