John Souza, PGA                                                                   
     Director of Instruction                                                                 
     TPI Certified - Titleist Performance Institute                                                
     Certified Personal Trainer - National Academy of Sports Medicine
Todd Manderson, PGA     
Director of Golf                    
                                                       

About Me


PGA Professional Business

  • 2016 - Received NASM Personal Trainer Certification (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
  • 2016 - Received Level II TPI Golf Certification
  • 2016 - Received Level I TPI Certification (Titleist Performance Institute)
  • 2016 - Won 2016 NENY PGA Player Development Award
  • 2016 - Re-Elected to seat of Director on NENY PGA Board of Directors 2016 - 2017 (2nd & Final Term)
  • 2015 - Tournament Committee Member
  • 2014 - Player Development Committee Member
  • 2014 - Tournament Committee Member
  • 2013 - Serving as a Director (2014 & 2015) on NENY PGA Board of Directors (Elected)
  • 2013 - Player Development Committee Member
  • 2013 - Tournament Committee Member
  • 2013 - Served as a Director on NENY PGA Board of Directors (Appointed)
  • 2012 - Earned Class A Membership from the PGA of America

Schooling & Employment

  • Born and raised in Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Graduate of Arlington High School - 1996
  • Graduate of St. Bonaventure University - 2000, BBA Finance
  • Worked in Finance for 2 years but always had a passion for golf
  • Began working in the Golf Industry in 2001
  • Worked as Assistant Golf Professional at Stadium Golf Club 2003 - 2005
  • Head Golf Professional at Stadium Golf Club 2006 - 2017
  • Director of Instruction at Ballston Spa Country Club /         Owner at John Souza Golf & Fitness Academy                          2017 - Present