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Name

Mark Brown

Title

PGA Director of Golf

Mark Brown, who joined Tam O’Shanter as its Head Golf Professional in 1997, is an accomplished teacher as well as being one of the finest players in the Met Section. Mark was born in Boston and went to Eckerd College on a baseball scholarship. Mark lives in Oyster Bay with his wife Debbie.

Name

Anthony Cancro

Title

PGA Director of Instruction

Anthony will begin his 13th season as our Director of Instruction. Anthony’s passion for the game and his dedication to improving each of his students is why Anthony is regarded as a top teaching professional in the Met Section. Anthony is a certified instructor of Trackman. AC recently was inducted into the Callaway Hall of Fame for his teaching methods. He resides in Commack with his wife Ivonne and son Anthony Jr.

Name

Ray Garvey

Title

Golf Shop Assistant

Ray begins his first year as a golf shop assistant at Tam O'Shanter. He recently worked at Colonial Springs Golf Club in Farmingdale as well as Dick's Sproting Goods as a sales associate. Ray is available in the shop to help you with any of your golf shop needs.

Name

Nick Patti

Title

PGA Apprentice

Nick is in his 6th year as an Assistant at Tam. Nick is from Huntington, 29 years old and full of energy. He has a passion for golf and fitness and helping others succeed. He can help you with any clothing or club choices you would like to make.

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Josh Rackley

Title

PGA Teaching Professional

Josh is a graduate of North Carolina State where he played on the golf team. He worked at Gulph Mills Golf Club in Pennsylvania as 1st Assistant prior to coming to Tam O'Shanter. He is a highly skilled player with the ability to teach all skill levels. He is starting his 3rd season at Tam this year coming off his Met Open victory in 2017. Josh resides in Astoria for the summer.

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Jon Eichner

Title

PGA Starter/Caddie Master

Jon Eichner, our Outside Operations Manager is in his 20th season here at Tam O’Shanter. Jon’s experience and familiarity with Tam ensures that we can expect another year of consistent outside operations and course management. Jon lives in Huntington with his wife Kerrin and their three children Jaycee, Hunter and Kallie.

Name

Kristina Merkle LPGA

Title

PGA Assistant Professional