Kless Myers Golf Management, LLC
Andrew Myers, Certified PGA Professional, Owner
Andy Myers began his golf career at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in 2008 as a locker room attendant, outside services attendant and pro shop attendant at The Atunyote Golf Club before being promoted to Assistant Golf Professional in November 2009. Andy enrolled in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program in September of 2009. While working as Assistant Golf Professional and Tournament Coordinator at Shenendoah and Kaluhyat Golf Clubs, Andy completed all levels of the Professional Golf Management Program, passed the Player’s Ability Test and was elected a Class A PGA Member in March of 2011. Andy has also completed all 7 Certified Professional Programs in the areas of retail, golf operations, ownership & leasing, executive management, general management, instruction and player development. He is one of a handful of PGA Professional to hold all 7 certifications. He entered the golf industry following 15 years as a High School Teacher and Coach. He has a Bachelors Degree in Education and Master’s Degree in Instructional Design from Syracuse University. Andy’s philosophy on teaching is tailored to each student and is based on physical abilities and personal goals. He believes in a natural golf swing, driven by the big muscles in the body to create maximum club head speed and contact consistency. Andy believes it is extremely important for the player to understand the causes for various types of results so that practice is productive and leads to the overall performance the student desires. Andy has taught players of all skill levels and ages, from juniors to fellow PGA Professionals.
Philip Kless, Class A PGA Professional, Owner
Philip Kless is a PGA Golf Professional and owner/ operator at Lyndon Golf Course. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and Resort and Tourism with a specialization in Professional Golf Management from Coastal Carolina University. Phil is a native of Rochester, NY, and achieved Eagle Scout at age 15. He was first team All County Golf in his high school, and was captain of both golf and varsity basketball teams. His career has given him the opportunity to gain extensive experience in the golf industry in both inside and outside operations. Phil has directed tournaments which included organizing pairings and skills challenges, managing tournament operations staff, enforcing rules and regulations for course governance, supervising guest check-in and reservation processes as well as pro shop management. He also skilled and trained in club fitting and golf instruction. The game of golf lets him share his passion and knowledge through lessons, which teach fundamentals. He also likes keeping instruction simple and easy to understand so that a fun atmosphere is created. Phil will work with each student to design a personal improvement program to help them achieve their golfing goals.
Patrick Kundracik, Apprentice Head Golf Professional – University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Patrick was born in the outskirts of Detroit, Michigan where he grew up for the first 8 years of his life. He then moved to Parker, Colorado in 2002 until he graduated from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs PGA Golf Management Program with a major in Finance in the spring of 2016. During his childhood, he was very active in baseball but ultimately switched to the game of golf during his freshman year of high school where he played on the varsity team all 4 years. During his college career, Patrick interned two seasons at the esteemed Colorado Golf Club, home of the 2010 Senior PGA Championship and 2013 Solheim Cup. Those years also offered him opportunities to create and lead several Christian Youth Ministries throughout the Colorado Springs and Denver Metro area. Outside of golf, he enjoys hiking, travel, and reading. Patrick hopes to use his love of Finance and Faith to grow the game of golf and give back to the community for many years to come.