Golf Pros

Name

Joe Gagliano, PGA

Title

Head Golf Professional

Joe is a PGA Professional with 24 years of experience in upscale private clubs. Joe and his quality staff are focused on providing top notch customer service and an unforgettable golf experience. Their relentless commitment to excellence keeps the golf operation running at the highest level. Prior to joining Wachesaw Plantation Club, Joe was at two clubs ranked in Golf Digest’s Top 100 courses: Head Golf Professional at Grandfather Golf and Country Club, Linville NC and First Assistant Golf Professional at The Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst. Joe graduated from Methodist University receiving a BS Degree with dual majors in Business Administration and Marketing, and a concentration in Professional Golf Management. He earned extra certifications in Instruction and Retail through the PGA’s Certified Professional Program. Joe is also certified as a Titleist Performance Instructor.

Name

Angel Diaz, PGA

Title

First Assistant Golf Professional

Angel is a PGA Professional and 2014 Graduate of the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, SC, with a degree in Golf Course Operations and Management. He also earned his Bachelor of Science in Business with University of Phoenix, Hawaii Campus, while serving in the U.S. Navy. Upon retirement from the Navy, his passion for golf brought him to the Grand Strand area to pursuit a career in the golf industry. Angel brings an extraordinary professionalism and dedication to providing exceptional customer service in all his responsibilities. His attitude and enthusiasm are welcomed traits that integrate perfectly into the social fabric of our Club. He enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels and is a certified Coach using the American Developmental Model.

Name

Chris Hamm, PGA Associate

Title

Second Assistant Golf Professional

Chris is a PGA Associate and a 2013 graduate of the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, SC. Chris grew up with a passion for playing golf which led him to play collegiate golf at Kennesaw State University. Chris brings great enthusiasm and professionalism that fits in perfectly with Wachesaw Plantation Club and its members. He enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities and seeing them grow as players. He is currently pursuing his Class A PGA membership