MEET THE INSTRUCTORS:
Joe Finemore: Head Golf Professional, PGA
Joe comes to us from Big Canoe Golf Club in Jasper, Georgia where he was the
Head Professional for six years. He has been in the golf
industry for over 17 years and a PGA member for almost 9 years. Joe loves
to teach and grow the game of golf through lessons, clinics and organized
Joe is very excited
about starting a PGA junior league at Croasdaile Country Club, so if you want to get your
children involved in the game of golf, come over to the club and inquire how to
become a member.
raised in Maine and moved to the South in 2005. Joe graduated from Husson
University in Maine, in 2004. Where he played on the golf team all 4
years. When he isn't at work, he loves to spend time hunting, fishing,
and hiking with this family.
Dylan Frank: Assistant Golf Professional, PGA
Although born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, Dylan grew up right
down the road in Fuquay-Varina. He began playing golf his freshman year of high
school and quickly developed a passion for the game. After playing one year of
Division 2 golf at Chowan University, Dylan quickly realized that his path and passion would be on the teaching/business side of golf. After his freshman year of college, Dylan
transferred to NC State and enrolled in the PGA Golf Management Program. He
graduated from the program in 2015 and gained Class A membership in the PGA
fall of 2015. Dylan has 6 years of experience in the golf industry at private,
semi-private and public facilities. He is excited about the opportunity here at Croasdaile Country Club.
Jay Patterson: Assistant Golf Professional
Jay is a native of North Carolina and has lived in the Durham area for the last 25 years. He has worked at several Private Clubs in the area over his career. Jay is an accomplished player having mini-tour experience with multiple wins during his playing days. He has a passion for teaching and sharing his experience of mini-tour play to help members grow their game. Jay is a proud father of 4 active children.