Meet the Professional Staff

Meet the Professional Staff

Ben McCoy, PGA - Head Golf Professional
 

Born in Raleigh, NC, Ben started golfing when his father put a club in his hand before he could walk. At the age of 3 or 4, he would spend hours a day on the putting green at the Country Club of Whispering Pines, NC. Ben was raised in Roanoke, VA playing golf at Hidden Valley Country club and graduating from Cave Spring High School. Ben's golf career started at Pinehurst where he learned his basic philosophy on teaching. He then moved to Scarsdale, NY where he spent 15 years in the Metropolitan Section. Ben became the Head Professional at Lemon Bay in 2010. Ben has been a PGA member and a Head Professional for over 20 years. Golf is Ben's lifelong passion and love.

 

Ryan Hartnett, PGA - Assistant Golf Professional
 


Ryan grew up in Rotonda West, FL and played most of his golf at Lemon Bay Golf Club growing up. He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida and obtained his Class A membership in 2012. While attending college Ryan worked at Pelican Sound Golf and River Club for 4 years before joining the Lemon Bay Golf Club Staff. Ryan has been part of the team for 5 years now and lives in Englewood, Florida with his wife Chelsey, son Jace and daughter Brinley.
 

Collin Hubbell - Assistant Golf Professional

Collin is a PGA Apprentice and native of North Andover, Massachusetts. Before jump starting his career in the golf industry at Lemon Bay Golf Club, Collin graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina. During his time at Queens, he studied Sports Management and Professional Golf Management on his way to earning a Bachelor's degree. He has past experience working at North Andover Country Club as well as Black Swan Country Club, both of which are in Massachusetts. His favorite golf quote is "A Golfer has to train his swing on the practice tee, and then trust it on the course."