John Gerring


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  • 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.

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"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."