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Our Golf Professionals


Our golf professionals arrange and manage tournaments as well as help members with outings, trips and reciprocal play at other clubs. They advise on equipment from drives to gloves, offer complimentary expert club fitting, and help members find just the right gifts for family and friends. Most importantly, they are there to help club members and their guests enjoy their experience here at White Manor as well as the game of golf.

You can learn a little more about our golf professionals below: 

Kyle Kolarz, PGA Director of Golf,  is originally from Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania. He attended Penn State University where he was enrolled in the Professional Golf Management Program. While in school, Kyle was privileged to complete some high profile internships including one at Medinah Country Club and another at Crooked Stick Golf Club. After graduating with a Class A status from the PGA of America, Kyle accepted the seasonal Assistant Golf Professional position at Crooked Stick Golf Club. During this time, he was honored to be nominated for Assistant Golf Professional of the Year in 2010. He was also able to work the ’07 US Women’s Amateur and ’09 US Senior Open. During the winter months, Kyle headed to Florida where he was employed at two prestigious clubs, Seminole Golf Club and Old Palm Golf Club. After completing his fourth year at Crooked Stick Golf Club, he decided to take on a similar role as an First Assistant Golf Professional at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana. During his four year tenure, he was honored to receive the Assistant Golf Professional of the year award and a nomination for Junior Golf Leader of the year in 2013. He was also able to work the ’11 & ’12 Junior PGA Championship, ’13 US Girls Junior, and ’13 & ’14 PGA Tour Finals Event: Hotel Fitness Championship. From Sycamore Hills Golf Club, he accepted his first Head Golf Professional position at de Anza Country Club in Borrego Springs, CA. Kyle spent a little over a year in California and then accepted the Head Golf Professional job at The Hawthorns Golf & Country Club in Fishers, IN which is a fellow Concert Golf Property. From The Hawthorns Golf & Country Club Kyle accepted a job at Heathrow Country Club as Director of Golf in Orlando, FL which is a Concert Golf Property. Kyle is looking forward to his first season as Director of Golf at White Manor Country Club. In his free time, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife, Leslie, and their two dogs Sidney and Buddy.


John Dunigan, PGA Teaching Professional is a PGA Master Professional with a passion for teaching golf. He began is teaching career at the age of 16, when he first began teaching tennis in Albany, New York. He taught tennis until 1990 when he decided to switch careers to golf, taking a job as an assistant professional in Florida. In 1993 he moved to Pennsylvania to take a job at Hartefeld National as a full time golf instructor and has been in the area ever since.

John knows from personal experience how to learn, practice and perform at a very high level, and he knows how to do it quickly and efficiently. His playing career initiated a lifelong quest to learn as much as possible about how to, "teach the whole golfer, not just the golf swing." His tireless study of sports psychology, the art of coaching, motor skill development, and the development of expertise has resulted in a coaching method that has proven very successful with golfers of all levels. John serves as both a coach and a model to his students, constantly demonstrating the passion, dedication and commitment that are required to excel and continue to improve at his craft. "John makes learning golf the right way more fun than anyone I've ever seen." - Jeff Kiddie, Aronimink GC Head Professional


Dennis Poiesz, Assistant Professional has been in the golf business for 15 years. A graduate of Neumann College with a degree
in
Sports Management, Dennis played on the golf team and was PAC player of the year in 2001. He has worked at White Manor as an Assistant Golf Professional for 10 years.

The part of the golf business Dennis likes most is having the opportunity to teach players the fundamentals of the golf swing and help them understand the sport. Dennis resides in Delaware County with his wife, Heather and their four children Maggie, Chase, Connor and Charlotte. 



Kevin Nicholson, PGA Assistant Professional is in his 16th year in the golf business and became a PGA member in July 2008. He has an extensive background in many of the PGA of America's initiatives and programs such as Get Golf Ready and PGA Junior League. Kevin has also been active in the Philadelphia Section PGA Assistants Organization and served on the Philadelphia Section PGA Education Committee. As a player, he has played in six Pennsylvania Opens,two Philadelphia Opens, and played in the 2014 PGA National Assistants Championship. He has also represented the Philadelphia Assistants Organization by playing in nine PAO-APA Independence Cup Matches.

Originally from Seneca Falls, NY, Kevin graduated with a degree in Broadcasting and Mass Communications from the State Univ. of New York at Oswego. He currently resides in Collegeville and loves spending time away from the course with his two children, Ben and Vivienne.


Ben Miller, Outside Operations Manager  is a native of Downingtown, PA who is in his 4th season at White Manor. A graduate of Drexel University with a degree in Sport Management, Ben also played on the varsity soccer team in his time at Drexel.

In his free time, Ben enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family and his fiancé Christine.