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 play. 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.  Joe was 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.