Martin Winters, PGA
Director of Golf - Martin Winters is a graduate of the University of Virginia and has been Director of Golf Operations at Birdwood since 1999. Martin is a PGA Professional and enthusiastic advocate of the game, with energy and experience that make him an extremely talented teacher.

Scott Ezell, PGA
Director of Instruction - For 20 years at some of the world's finest courses and resorts, Scott Ezell has helped students improve their games. A highly qualified PGA Professional, Scott individualizes instruction to match skill levels and goals for all of his students.

Craig Volentine, PGA
Head Golf Professional - Craig's understanding of the golf industry comes from the experience gained while working at world class resorts and Premier Private Clubs. Being a key team member of clubs that have hosted PGA Tour and Champion's Tour events, he has a proven track record in organizing first class events. Craig's passion is providing the instructional insight that enables his students to keep playing great golf even while making key swing changes.

Melissa Trowbridge, LPGA
Assistant Golf Professional - LPGA Teaching and Club Professional, Melissa Trowbridge brings her years of teaching, coaching and competitive playing experience to Birdwood. Whether you want to improve your short game or your full swing, her unique style of customized instruction will help you perfect your game.

Simon Peters, PGA
Assistant Professional – Simon has nearly ten years of experience in the golfing industry, including being a Class A professional with the PGA of South Africa. His experience ranges  from teaching junior golfers at American summer camps to helping top amateurs perfect their game. He has worked at a top golfing estate and a five star, internationally-recognized resort as a result of which he has the knowledge to deal with every golf request.  He is dedicated to ensuring a unique and memorable golfing experience no matter what the player's skill level.

Chris Plavcan, Apprentice Golf Professional
As a graduate from one of the top PGA Golf Management Schools in the country, Chris has had opportunities to work at some of this country's best country clubs. He has worked extensively with juniors, tournament operations, club repair and merchandising. With nearly eight years in the golf industry, Chris has experience in most facets of golf operations and is committed to providing first-class customer service, instruction and support to players of all ages and skill levels.

Scott Ezell, P.G.A. Director of Instruction



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