Our staff members have spent many years devoted to pursuing excellence in their field and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as instructors and trainers.
Through extensive training, certification and dedication, our staff has attained mastery in their fields and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to our members. Here are a few of Bowie Golf & Country Club’s staff members:
John Huber (GENERAL MANAGER / PGA Head Professional)
John has provided us with 30 years of loyal service and has recently assumed the responsibilities of General Manager (2013) and will therefore conduct the daily operations of this facility.
James Carson (Assistant Course Supertendent)
Jimmy has been the assistant to the course superintendent for the past 25 years.
Barry Gilbert (Course Superintendent)
Golf Course Superintendent from 1977 – present. Graduated with a degree in Horticulture from the University of Maryland, College Park. Attends 4-6 agronomic and horticulture seminars annually and is a certified Pesticide Applicator with the State of Maryland since 1990. Holds memberships in: Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents, Maryland Turfgrass Council and Bowie Garden Club. Additional Job Related Information: Multiple Distinguished Landscape Awards. Bowie Tree Preservation Committee Consultant. Landscape Design Commercial & Residential Consultant. Landscape Consultant, Hidden Harbor 2, Ocean City, Maryland.
Ross Gelfo (Professional Instructor)
Ross specializes in Group and Private Lessons for Beginner to Advanced Golfers (all levels). Lessons may be customized to fit your specific needs and include; *Proper Set-Up (grip, posture, alignment, ball position) and *Mechanics for the *Full Swing and *Short Game *Video Analysis *Faults & Cures *Effective Drills *Explanation *Detection and *Correction. Ross is dedicated professional instructor that will make learning golf, or improving your game, an enjoyable experience!
David Bedwell (Pro Shop)
DAVID @ DONALD ARE KNOWN AS THE TWINS IN THE PRO SHOP. TAKES A LITTLE TIME TO TELL THEM APART. TIME WILL LET YOU KNOW WHO IS WHO.
Lydia Shrodes (Food/Beverage Manager)
Lydia and her staff keep the glorified snack bar operational. Contact person for golf outing’s food/beverage operation. Also famous for her “Bloody Mary’s”.
Donald Bedwell has numerous credentials and accomplishments. We will be updating this section shortly to detail them.
For more information about the Bowie Golf & Country Club staff or our programs, please contact us at (301) 262-8141 or by clicking here.