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Joseph Jones, Head Pro

Joe Jones has been the Head PGA Professional at Delaire for 29 years. He came to Delaire Country Club from Glen Oaks Country Club in Old Westbury, Long Island in 1987. He is married with 3 children and resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

Before turning professional in 1973, Joe was one of the original 30 mini-tour players in America. He was selected one of the outstanding college athletes in America in 1973 and won 8 consecutive amateur tournaments in upstate New York.

In addition to being considered one of the top teaching professionals in South Florida and a certified expert in club fitting for all major golf companies Joe is committed to both the Delaire membership and the community. In 1996 Joe coached the United States Maccabi Trans-Atlantic Cup Team and in 1998 he coached both the USA and European Teams.

Joe is a Class “A” member of the PGA of America, a Board Member for the Vets Helping Our American Heroes Charity, Committee Member for the Unicorn Foundation and a member of the committee for the South Palm Beach Federation. Joe has been instrumental in fund raising for JARC as well as Stand Among Friends, Jewish Guild for the Blind and the I Have A Dream Foundation and actively contributes to Golf for KIDS Special Olympics.

 

William Jones, Assistant Golf Professional

Like his brother Joe, William (Billy) Jones, a Class "A" member of the PGA since 1996, has been at an Assistant Golf Pro at Delaire for more than 25 years. Billy works as an instructor, both privately and in special theme clinics, to both Adults and Juniors at Delaire, and is the major tournament coordinator.

In addition to skills as a golf instructor, Billy has demonstrated his golf skills in a number of tournaments in South Florida. He has won the South Florida Long Drive Championship five times and is a seven-time top 10 finisher in tournaments for PGA Assistants. He has participated in 20 PGA mini tours.

Billy is certified as a club fitter for both Cobra and Titleist, and is a member of the Taylor Made golf staff.

 

Travis McCoy, Golf Course Superintendent

Travis McCoy joined the Delaire golf staff after nearly eight years as the Superintendent of Mayacoo Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach, a club which hosted the final qualifier for the 2010 and 2011 Honda Classic. He was previously the Assistant Superintendent at Loxahatchee Club in Jupiter, Superintendent at Jupiter Dunes and Assistant Superintendent at Lost Tree Golf Club in North Palm Beach.

Travis is a member of the Golf Course Superintedent Association of America as well as the Florida Turf Grass Association. He has overseen a number of golf course improvement projects while at the same time supervising daily maintenance operations at some of the most prestigious country clubs in south Florida. Travis is leading Delaire's $4.4 million golf facilities enhancement project, which will be completed in the fall of 2016.