Faculty & Staff
Mr. Kenneth Jones
- PGA Professional
- Director of PGA Golf Management
- General Manager, Keith Hills Golf Club
- Assistant Professor of Business
Kenneth Jones is a PGA Professional with 26 years experience in the golf industry. As the Director of the PGA Golf Management Program at Campbell University, he is responsible for the educational and career development of over 160 students. He has witnessed more than 200 students successfully graduate from the program and secure employment in the golf business. Since the fall of 2009 he has also served as the General Manager of the University-owned golf facility, Keith Hills Golf Club. He and the team of PGA Golf Management faculty and student professionals have grown club revenues, rounds, and memberships in each of the last three years.
Ken graduated from Ferris State University (MI) with a BS in Marketing with a Major in PGA Golf Management and he completed a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Campbell University. In addition to the PGA Golf Management classes he instructs, he also teaches Principles of Management and Human Resource Management classes for the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University.
Mr. Ryan Dailey
- PGA Professional
- Assistant Director of PGA Golf Management
- (910) 893-1396
Ryan Dailey is a PGA Professional who has a passion for helping others learn and excel at golf. At the University he is in charge of placing interns, teaching PGA classes and helping David Orr, PGA deliver the most effective player development program in the country.
Ryan started as the Assistant director in January of 2007. In his time at Campbell he has placed well over 500 interns at sites all across the country and world. His students have had the opportunity to intern at such beautiful facilities as Oakmont Country Club, TPC Sawgrass, Pebble Beach and Pinehurst. His advice on internships are, “I always encourage students to reach outside their comfort zone and try something new and exciting. This is one of the only opportunities a student will have in their life to travel the country and experience all that the golf industry has to offer.”
Ryan has teamed with Campbell PGA Golf Management alumni Matt Reagan, PGA to create iGrow Golf, LLC. iGrow Golf was created to give coaches, parents and juniors a venue to learn and grow. Programs are available at golf courses that run 8 months a year and iGrow is in the process of training future coaches to grow the game of golf. The iGrow Learning System is a 6 level program that can take a beginner or novice golfer and give them a roadmap of skills and knowledge they must attain to become a competitive-scratch golfer. Programs are available for coaches, parents and juniors at www.igrowgolf.com.
In addition, Ryan offers unique learning opportunities for students through seminars and lessons. Students are always welcome to assist in his private lessons given at Keith Hills Golf Club. Ryan teaches some of the best junior golfers in the state along with adult and beginner lessons. He has become an expert using Trackman and offers seminars for students that would like to learn more about this technology. To learn more about Ryan and what you can expect to learn as a student at Campbell University, go to www.ryandaileygolf.com.
Mr. David Orr
- PGA Professional
- Director of Instruction PGA Golf Management
- (910) 814-5702
Mr. David Orr, a native of Pulaski, New York, is a man who passionately seeks to serve others through the great game of golf. David has conducted over 20,000 golf lessons during his seventeen-year career. Prior to his arrival at Campbell University, he served as the Head Golf Instructor at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Resort in Southern Pines, North Carolina. David has instructed golfers of all levels, from beginners to those who’ve competed at the highest level on the PGA & LPGA Tours. After competing professionally in events on the T.C. Jordan Tour, Powerbilt Tour and the Ben Hogan Tour, David served as the teaching professional at Cheviot Hills GC and North Ridge CC in Raleigh, NC. Some of the greatest influences on his career include: a “life-study” in “The Golfing Machine” by the late Homer Kelley, research from the ”M.O.R.A.D. Investigation” by Mr. Mac O’Grady and a brief apprenticeship under Master Professional Michael Hebron. David’s responsibilities as Director of Instruction include teaching player and instructor development, private lessons, group lessons, short game clinics, and teaching seminars. Recently, David was asked to present research the Campbell University PGA Golf Management Program has collected through case studies at the Better Golf Through Technology Conference at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He looks forward to establishing the Campbell University’s PGA Golf Management Program as the premier “research and development university” of all the Professional Golfers’ Association of America PGA Golf Management Programs.
Ms. Martha Sutton
- PGA Professional
- Director of Golf, Keith Hills Golf Club
- PGA Golf Management Instructor
- Telephone: (910) 814-5797
- Fax: (910) 893-1998
Mr. Damon Dean
- Superintendent Keith Hills Golf Club
- PGA Golf Management Program Instructor
- Telephone: (910)-893-1372
Mr. Dean is a native of Lillington, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Turfgrass Management Degree. He started working at Keith Hills Country Club in 1997. Damon oversaw the development, construction, and grow-in of the white golf course in 2004. He was Assistant Superintendant at Carolina Trace Country Club in Sanford, NC and The National Golf Club in Pinehurst, NC. He is currently working on his CGCSA certification. Damon’s duties in addition to being superintendant include teaching the Turfgrass lab for the program.
Mr. Blake Rousay
- Head Golf Professional
- Keith Hills Golf Club
Blake graduated from Spring Creek High School in 2009. He came to Campbell University for the PGA Golf Management Program. He is currently enrolled in the 3/2 program to obtain his MBA this upcoming December. During his time in the PGM program he completed 16 months of internships, 3 months at Lexington Golf Club in Lexington North Carolina, 6 months at Rockrimmon Country Club in Stamford Connecticut, and 7 months at The Old North State Club in New London North Carolina. He began working for Keith Hills in April of 2013. Since then he has completed the requirements for the PGM program and has taken over the position of Head Professional at Keith Hills.