bill_mackedon (1)Bill Mackedon comes from a golfing family, his father was a Head Golf Professional at country clubs for over 35 years. Instilling etiquette, unparalleled service, tradition, and gentlemanly qualities has been a main focus of his tutelage since he was a young boy. His 20 years’ experience has provide him with a well-rounded background in all areas to be successful as a Head Golf Professional. As a PGA Professional his main objective is to provide a first class golfing experience for all members and guests.

As a PGA professional he realizes the importance of teaching and professionalism to elevate the facilities he is involved with. He worked under world class instructor Craig Harmon at Oak Hill Country Club as Director of Instruction. His main focus over the past 20 years has been growing women’s and junior golf. He has received many awards from the PGA and his most recent one of Youth Player Development for the MET PGA for 2016 is just one he cherishes very fondly.

He has had a very impressive playing career, playing in several PGA Tour events and winning numerous PGA Section events. Bill also won 3 Player of the Year awards and presently holds 3 course records. He plays less tournament golf now and focusing his spare time on teaching, as he has passed his playing torch to his son Gerry. Michele, Gerry and Bill live in the surrounding area and feels privileged to be the Head Golf Professional at Port Jefferson Country Club.

Summary of Qualifications

  • PGA of America Class A Member
  • Certified Club Fitter For Callaway Golf, Taylor Made, Ping Golf, Cobra Golf and Titleist Golf
  • PGA Finance Committee, Communications Chairman, Vice President at Large,Board Member, Marketing and Sponsor Chairman, Junior Golf  and Education Instructor
  • Trained under Top Golf Specialists Craig Harmon, Tom Green, and Gerry Mackedon
  • Emphasis on Teaching, Managing, and Competition – Highly Experienced in Golf Swing Creation, Ball Flight Correction, Cutting Edge Computer Analysis while working with Tour Professionals and every level of golfer
  • Certified in CPR and Defibrillation
  • Clinton, CT Business Person of the Year
  • Connecticut Presidents Award for elevating the image of PGA Professionals in the Connecticut Section
  • Connecticut PGA Merchandiser of the Year
  • New Haven County Junior Golf Leader
  • Connecticut PGA Section Champion
  • Western New York PGA Player of the Year
  • New England-Rhode Island Assistant Player of the Year