Golf Shop Manager
Andy was born in West Lafayette, Indiana but considers Arizona his home after moving to Tempe in the 5th grade. Andy attended Corona Del High School before heading up to Flagstaff where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from Northern Arizona University. Golf was a part of Andy’s family life growing up, with many early vacations being centered around golf. Andy entered the golf business in 1999 when he took a part-time job in the golf shop at a 36 hole golf facility in West Phoenix. Andy also worked at The Rim Golf Club in Payson; Arizona as well as The ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe before accepting an Assistant Professional position at Whirlwind in 2002. As the longest tenured member of the Whirlwind Golf Department, Andy’s knowledge of the daily operation is unparalleled. In 2019 Andy accepted the position of Golf Shop Manager, turning his focus toward developing the Professional staff, revenue management, and merchandising. During his time at Whirlwind, Andy has always considered himself lucky to come to work every day at a facility where the staff takes pride in providing top notch service and immaculate course conditions.
In his free time Andy enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters. As a family they enjoy trips to Colorado, Hawaii, and California as well as spending time in Arizona’s White Mountains skiing, hiking and fly-fishing.