In addition to our staff, AmateurGolf.com has a loyal team we call the Player Staff who inform us about important events, provide course and equipment reviews, and even test new products.

  • Alan Alsheimer Jr.
    Alan Alsheimer Jr.
    Manhasset, NY
  • Greg Austin
    Greg Austin
    San Marcos, CA
    David Duval's long lost twin brother. I graduated from Texas A&M University with an aerospace engineering degree and work for a defense contractor designing and building unmanned spy planes. My former...
  • G. Davis Boland
    G. Davis Boland
    Louisville, KY
    Have played mostly competitive rounds over the last few years. Really enjoy the people that you meet on the golf course. Tough to get in too many rounds with three kids under 12 at home but they are starting...
  • Brent Brockermeyer
    Brent Brockermeyer
    Los Angeles, CA
    Golf Agent / Attorney, love competitve golf and helping my clients achieve their dreams.
  • Tony Caiazzo
    Tony Caiazzo
    Henderson, NV
    I reside with my wife Shelley (GM/COO of Anthem CC) in Henderson, NV. We have been here since 1998 and relocated from West Palm Beach, FL, where we lived for 14 years. I enjoy the competitive golf landscape...
  • Michael Carr
    Michael Carr
    San Francisco, CA
    Go West young man to find your fame and fortune. That's exactly what I did. I am originally from Augusta, GA where they hold an annual gathering of golfers every year at Augusta National. The...
  • Jay Csipkes
    Jay Csipkes
    Mckinney, TX
    My cut shot is a 7 yard draw. Born and raised in Omaha, NE., attended college in New Orleans, live in DFW, my father is a member of the Nebraska State Bowling Hall of Fame. I won the 8th grade city...
  • James Cunningham
    James Cunningham
    Vero Beach, FL
    Retired real estate partner. Father of three boys(all golfers). Reside in Vero Beach, FL. in winter. Member of United States Seniors Golf Association. Interests include golf travel and experimenting...
  • Peter Davison
    Peter Davison
    West Hartford, CT
    Greatest Game Ever Played - Every time we tee it up! I have been playing golf for almost 40 years and still find every moment an enjoyable challenge! Go Play!
  • Dominic De Bellis
    Dominic De Bellis
    Brentwood, CA
    Dom spent a year caddying on the Web.com Tour. He's qualified for multiple California State Amateurs and won NCGA individual events in Davis and Tracy, and better ball events in Santa Rosa and Antioch...
  • Ed Donlin
    Ed Donlin
    Concord, NC
    Volunteer Rules official for the Carolinas Golf Association since 2000. Learned to play caddying as a youngster at Shepard Hills CC in Waverly, NY. Love to play, hate to practice! Favorite courses...
  • Darryl Donovan
    Darryl Donovan
    Gilroy, CA
    Former professional who finished 56th at the 1992 US Open at Pebble Beach. A veteran of the Northern California amateur golf circuit who has won many major titles including the Cal State Am, NCGA Am, (2)Alameda...
  • Bob Fagan
    Bob Fagan
    Pleasanton, CA
    Bob Fagan has one of the most interesting backgrounds in golf. Not only has Bob played more golf courses than any living person, he has been an accomplished player and instructor, innovative...
  • Matthew Fisher
    Matthew Fisher
    Woodstock, GA
    Founder of the fast-growing YouTube channel Mr. Short Game, with over 300,000 subscribers worldwide
  • Greg Flores
    Greg Flores
    Carlsbad, CA
  • Douglas Fraser
    Douglas Fraser
    Ocean City, NJ
  • Stuart Goldstein
    Stuart Goldstein
    Haworth, NJ
    I run a Public Relations agency with my wife in Northern N.J. We have three kids 16,13, and 9. Started playing when I was 12 haven't looked back. Love the game of golf-the only sport where I...
  • Scott Hardy
    Scott Hardy
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    Golf coach at his Alma mater, St. Mary's University. In addition to coaching Scott plays a busy amateur schedule and advanced to the semifinals at the 2006 and 2007 USGA Mid Am. More recently he...
  • Eric Hjortness
    Eric Hjortness
    Wisconsin Rapids, WI
    2006 WSGA State 2-man Team Champion
    2007 WSGA Bestball Runner-up
    1993 WSGA State Match Play Champion
    1992 – USGA Amateur
  • Keith Johnson
    Keith Johnson
    Bedford, TX
    Let it blow!!! Growing up in Oklahoma taught me to play in all kinds of weather. Came in handy in Scotland and Ireland. Ready to go back again!
  • Trey Kemp
    Trey Kemp
    Dallas, TX
    I am a golf course architect in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
  • JP Kircher
    JP Kircher
    Pittsford, NY
  • Dan Koehn
    Dan Koehn
    Oakland, CA
    I am a member at Sequoyah Country Club. I started playing when I was 27 and like to play competitvely. Like many, just when I start playing well I decide to play around with my equipment, buy something...
  • Randy Lance
    Randy Lance
    Lufkin, TX
    Winner, 2010 South Texas Mid-Amateur, 2008 Texas State Club Team, 2006 South Texas Mid-Amateur, 2006 Tyrrell Garth Invitational
  • Ken Larney
    Ken Larney
    Orland Park, IL
    I’m a confessed equipment geek, always looking for that little edge. Played college golf at Illinois State, and qualified for 2 USGA events. The latest was the 2011 Senior amateur. I really enjoy...
  • Ben Larsen
    Ben Larsen
    Westfield, MA
    I've been playing golf for the last 15 years - competing in high school and continuing ever since. I currently work for amateurgolf.com, serving as Managing Editor.
  • David MacCallum
    David MacCallum
    Pembroke, MA
    I was a tennis player in High School and College. I played golf when I was young, but didn't take it up seriously till later in life. I am a pretty good club player and have won a fair amount of...
  • Jose Maruri
    Jose Maruri
    Metairie, LA
  • Jonathan Mathias
    Jonathan Mathias
    Elgin, SC
    A stalwart in the Texas Amateur scene, Mathias had a career year in 2007.
  • Sean McCauley, Jr.
  • Jeremy Moreno
    Jeremy Moreno
    I remember my 5th birthday at Chuck E. Cheese, when I got my first set of clubs. I have had a passion for this game forever. I played golf in college at Fresno State along with my former teammate...
  • David Ober
    David Ober
    Riverside, CA
    Former starting catcher for nationally-ranked U.C. Riverside Baseball Team. Took up golf at age 20 and fell in love.
  • Tom Powers
    Tom Powers
    Bradenton, FL
    Master Planned Community Developer, with golf. Retired and now enjoying getting back into tournament golf! Family, Our 'Kids--including the Grand Kids!' are always important. Florida golf season is terrific...
  • Kyle Rector
    Kyle Rector
    Phoenix, AZ
    2017 SCGA Mid-Am, runner-up; 2015 SCGA Mid- Am, T26; 2015 Winner, Temecula Valley Amateur; 2015 San Diego City, T9; 2015 Top-5 Paso Robles City; 2014 SCGA Mid-Am, qualifier
  • Joey Schalk
    Joey Schalk
    Austin, TX
    I am 25 years old and I live in Austin, TX. I grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved out here for school. My family is spread out all over the country, with my parents in Wyoming, brother in California,...
  • John Scholtz
    John Scholtz
    San Jose, CA
    Rocket Scientist by trade, golf nut by choice!
  • Craig Schroeder
    Craig Schroeder
    Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Keith Schwartz
    Keith Schwartz
    San Mateo, CA
    There are two things I like most about golf...the places you can go and people you meet. I have been fortunate to play in many of the finest courses across the US, Hawaii, Scotland, Ireland, Europe,...
  • Paul Severino
    Paul Severino
    Nutley, NJ
    Studio host at MLB Network. Husband and father of a son.
  • Jason P. Skoda
    Jason P. Skoda
    Mesa, AZ
    Father, Husband, Sports writer, griller, golfer and hiker.
  • Doug Stiles
    Doug Stiles
    Bogart, GA
    Got hooked on golf when I was about 6 but never could play much till about 17. Played small college baseball till hurt my knee and then really got interested in golf
  • Tom Studer
    Tom Studer
    Chicago, IL
    I have qualified for 17 USGA Championships over the years, including the '09 USGA Senior Am and the '04 and '08 Senior Opens. I won the Illinois Senior Amateur in 2007 and 2008 and was named Illinois Senior...
  • Bret Taylor
    Bret Taylor
    Foothill Ranch, CA
    Husband for 30+ years, father of four, college mathematics professor....but since I first learned the game at age 8, golf has been one of the main things that has been integral in defining me ever since....
  • Zan Terry
    Zan Terry
    San Antonio, TX
    I am a golf junkie, period. Whether it is playing or messing around with golf club, I seem to be occupied with golf some each day. I played Mini Tours throughout the country in addition to being...
  • Tim Thompson
    Tim Thompson
    Houston, TX
    I'm either Titanic Thompson, 1-IRON, Greyhound or ***** depending on the day.....After years in politics and government, I now work for an offshore equipment design and build company here...
  • Kenneth Weixel
    Kenneth Weixel
    New Albany, OH
    USGA Mid-Am Participant (1999, 2002, 2007, 2008); Member of the USGA Mid- Amateur Championship Committee; Advanced to US Open Sectional Qualifying (2007); Columbus District Amateur Champion (1993);...
  • Cyrus Whitney
    Cyrus Whitney
    Oro Valley, AZ
    Live in Oro Valley AZ since 2004. Married to Betsy since 1980 . Four Children and three Grand Children.
  • Josh Will
    Lincoln, CA
  • Pete Wlodkowski
    Pete Wlodkowski
    San Diego, CA
    Founder of AmateurGolf.com, launched June of 2000 in Pebble Beach at the U.S. Open. Member, Olympic Club, Goat Hill Park, and Torrey Pines Mens Club. I love to play all types of courses, muni...
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