Director of Golf Operations
Hampton Roads Golf Clubs Regional Director
Born in Columbus, GA and raised in Lancaster County, VA, Charles began playing golf at the age of 5 thanks to his father who is an accomplished player as well. After a successful junior golf career winning local and national titles, Charles decided to turn pro as soon as possible. He worked as a cart assistant at the age of 14 and became Assistant to the Pro at the age of 16. Finishing high school at the age of 16 allowed Charles to jump-start a career in the golf industry. He has worked his way up through the golf business throughout the years. His accomplishments include becoming the Head Professional at a private course and Director of Golf at a semi-private course. Charles has been with Hampton Roads Golf Clubs for 15 years and is now the General Manager at Chesapeake Golf Club where he has been since 2014. He holds numerous course records and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He and his wife Rebecca married in 2011 and now live in Kitty Hawk, NC.
Director of Agronomy
Born in Lynchburg, VA – Jake moved to the Richmond area at the start of middle school. While in high school, he began working groundskeeping at the Federal Club Golf Course in Glen Allen during football off-season. He went on to play football at Shenandoah University, and continued to work at The Federal Club while home during breaks. He graduated from Shenandoah University in May of 2019 with a BS in Media Communications and a minor in Business Entrepreneurship. Thanks to his growing love of golf and course maintenance, Jake continued to work on adding experience with irrigation, landscaping, and general groundskeeping and course maintenance. He became Assistant Superintendent at Belmont Golf Course in Richmond in June of 2020 and worked there until moving to Virginia Beach as Assistant Superintendent at Chesapeake Golf Club in July of 2021.
Assistant Golf Professional
Born and raised in Chesapeake, VA, Collin started golfing at an early age with his father. Collin’s love for the game quickly grew and wanted to further expand his knowledge and skill-set. In his sophomore year of high school, he became a dedicated member of the varsity golf team and for the next three years participated in conference and district championships. Collin graduated high school in 2016 and has been affiliated with Hampton Roads Golf Clubs since 2017, first working here at Chesapeake Golf Club and later at Honey Bee Golf Club as an outside cart attendant at both. In 2019 he graduated Tidewater Community College with an Associate’s of Applied Science and was offered the Pro Shop Manager position at Chesapeake Golf Club. At the beginning of 2021, he was promoted to Assistant Golf Professional.