Meet the Staff
TK Matthews – PGA General Manager
TK Matthews was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After high school, he attended the Air Force Academy where he played on the Division 1 basketball team and had hopes of becoming a pilot.
His introduction to the golf business was at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, Arizona. He then moved to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts where he started his PGA apprenticeship. Over the course of two years he traveled between Farm Neck Golf Club in Martha’s Vineyard MA and The Vineyards in Naples FL to complete his PGA apprenticeship.
His first Head Professional position was at Country Creek in Estero where he spent one year as a head professional prior to receiving his PGA status. He was then named the Head Golf Professional at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Florida where he spent three years before he transitioned to Bear’s Paw in Naples and spent the following eight years as their Head Golf Professional. Following Bear’s Paw, TK spent three years as Head Professional at Grey Oaks, seven years as the Director of Golf at Countryside Golf & Country Club and recently 3 ½ years as the Director of Golf at Heritage Bay.
TK has been a PGA member since 1991. He was twice awarded the Southwest Chapter PGA Horton Smith award for his work in education. He is married to Jane who is a chef. His son Michael is a senior at Florida Gulf Coast University.