Brad Lower was born and reared in Miami, Florida. After High School he joined the US Navy and was stationed in San Diego, California. After 16 years of honorable service to our country, Brad retired from the Navy. After his military service, Brad started a career in the golf industry and worked at Bonita Golf Club and San Diego Country Club from 1992 until 2013. Brad has been trained and involved in all aspects of golf operations, and primarily teaching. His passion for growing the game of golf led to increasing the junior golf program from a small group to 50 regular participants. Brad is married to wife, Tammy Lower and they have two children. Brad is currently the teaching professional at Pine Oaks and has a passion for teaching and growing the game of golf. He teaches all levels of players including beginners and juniors. Brad has a unique ability to communicate with his students and make them feel very comfortable and welcome.
Clark is a native floridian and grew up in the panhandle in rural Altha, Florida. His passion for the game of golf started in high school. Clark has been a PGA Professional since 1996. A former owner of The Florida Caverns Golf Club in Marianna Fl. He moved to Ocala In 1998 and began work with the City of Ocala. Clark is an accomplished golfer and played collegiate golf at the College of Central Florida. He started his golf career in 1985 at Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee Fl while attending Florida State University. In July of 2010 Clark started CC Golf Management. CC is now leasing Pine Oaks golf course.
Clark’s mission is to make Pine Oaks the most desirable and welcoming golf venue in Marion County. Although Clark isn't currently offering private lessons he is a big advocate for Junior Golf and growing the future of the game.
Clark has been actively involved in the creation and development of The First Tee of Greater Ocala. He has been on the Board of Directors for 4 years serving as Vice-President and is currently serving as the President.
Pine Oaks is one of the primary golf facilites that host the Kids in The First Tee progam. We are always looking for volunteers who are interested in helping kids.
Clark is also on the Marion County Amatuer Golf Association Board serving as the PGA advisor.