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

David Suarez

Title

Assistant Golf Professional

David grew up in Bridgewater, NJ. He attended Farleigh Dickinson University, where he played for the Golf team. He moved down to South Carolina with his wife, Kelly, to attend the Golf Academy of America and graduated in 2011. He recently welcomed his first son, Joseph, in July 2021. He has been working in the golf industry for over 22 years and is excited to start working at Wachesaw!

Name

Graham Williams

Title

Assistant Golf Professional

Graham grew up in Henderson, NC. He attended NC State University, where he played for the golf team. He then enlisted into the Navy for 3 years. Graham graduated from UNC Wilmington with a BA degree in sociology. Graham worked at the Witch Golf Links where he was the Director of Golf for the past 28 years. His wife, Sara, and Graham have been in the area since 1990.