- Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
- He was a young caddie for 7 years and liked being around the game
- After graduating from Wake Forest, John went into the military but later decided not to pursue a military career. Was offered a job in the golf business and that's how the career got started
- Head Golf Professional for over 50 years at clubs including Biltmore Forest Country Club, Bloomfield Hills Golf Club (Bloomfield Hills, MI), Atlanta Country Club, Peachtree Golf Club & Sea Island Golf Club
- Spent the past 25 years in Greenville
- History major that enjoys visiting historical places. Reads 50 history books a year.
"Overly simplified. I wrote a book called Simple Enough and I stick to those directions. I try not to say too much. I am sort of a tougher type mentor and try to make sure everybody sticks to the task."