Our Valuable Team Members
Jim’s competitive experience includes playing in multiple PGA Tour and Champions Tour events, along with Major Championships on both Tours. In his PGA section, Jim earned Wisconsin Player of the Year honors seven times. In 2017, Schuman won both the Member and Senior Player of the Year categories, a first in Section history.
Schuman graduated from the U. of Florida, and where he earned All-American Honors. He later served eight years as Head Coach for the U. of Wisconsin Men’s Golf Program.
Jim’s passion and enthusiasm for both teaching and playing coupled with his ability to communicate simply and effectively, resonates with players of all skill levels, both on the practice tee and the course.
instructional team at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort at Tiburon in Naples, Florida. Michael is a past recipient of a “PGA Section Teacher of the Year” and also has been recognized as a “Top Teacher” in the state/region by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine. He has assisted Rick with his PGA TourPlayers and is a member of his Corporate Travel Team. Michael attended East Carolina University and was a member of the Pirate golf team. Over the past five years he has volunteered through the
South Florida PGA at local Children’s Hospitals teaching children the game of golf.
chapter of the South Florida PGA Section in 2016. Gayle excels at teaching all skill levels from beginner to professional and has the unique ability to adapt his teaching to all different types of learning styles and preferences.
athletic development program model. He has been a golf professional at the Biltmore since 2001,
Junior Program Director since 2010 and been a TPI Certified instructor since 2007 obtaining the
highest level of TPI certifications in Junior Development, Biomechanics, Golf Instruction and Golf
Coaching. Armando is also a BodiTrak certified instructor.