John Wade has been named Head Golf Professional at The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club in Georgia. A Class A member of the PGA since 2004, Wade will be in charge of all golf operations at The Lodge, which is between the Plantation and Seaside golf courses, 2 of The Island’s three championship courses. Seaside recently hosted the fifth annual McGladrey Classic where Robert Streb captured his first Tour win.
“I am very excited to have John join our team to lead golf operations at The Lodge. Throughout his career, he has been widely recognized for the outstanding leadership and professionalism he brings to Sea Island,” said Scott Stellen, General Manager of the Lodge at Sea Island.
Prior to Sea Island, Wade was most recently Head Golf Professional at the private 27 hole Champions Retreat Golf Club near Augusta, Georgia. He held the same position at Gateway Golf and Country Club in Fort Myers and at Naples Grand Golf Club in Florida. A graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, during his career Wade has won 17 championships in a variety of competitions including the South Florida PGA Professional National Championship.
Sea Island is part of the Golden Isles of Georgia, on the southeast coast of the state and an exceptional destination appealing to those who appreciate gracious service and heartfelt hospitality. Sea Island is the home of two of the top five resorts and one of the top five hotel spas in the Continental United States, according to Travel & Leisure’s 2014 World’s Best Resorts. With 4 Forbes Five-Star experiences–The Cloister at Sea Island, The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club, The Spa at Sea Island,, and the Georgian Room Restaurant, and an extensive array of engaging nature adventures and recreational experiences, Sea Island entices families, outdoor and activity enthusiasts, and those who simply want to refresh and recharge. Sea Island features five miles of private beach, a Beach Club, tennis and squash centers, a Yacht Club, Shooting school, and Camp Cloister. Guests may also enjoy nearby Broadfield, a Sea Island Sporting Club and Lodge, offering a variety of seasonal hunting, fishing, sporting and culinary opportunities. Renowned for its hospitality, Sea Island has been creating life long memories for discerning travelers and real estate ownership opportunities since 1928. Golfers Matt Kuchar, Davis Love !!!, Zach Johnson and others call Sea Island home with the nation’s finest Golf Performance Center.
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