Director of Golf Operations
Born in Columbus, GA and raised in Lancaster County, VA, Charles began playing golf at the age of 5 thanks to his father who is an accomplished player as well. After a successful junior golf career winning local and national titles, Charles decided to turn pro as soon as possible. He worked as a cart assistant at the age of 14 and became Assistant to the Pro at the age of 16. Finishing high school at the age of 16 allowed Charles to jump-start a career in the golf industry. He has worked his way up through the golf business throughout the years. His accomplishments include becoming the Head Professional at a private course and Director of Golf at a semi-private course. Charles has been with Hampton Roads Golf Clubs for 15 years and is now the General Manager at Chesapeake Golf Club where he has been since 2014. He holds numerous course records and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He and his wife Rebecca married in 2011 and now live in Kitty Hawk, NC.
Head Golf Professional
Originally from San Antonio Texas. He has a bachelor’s degree in business from Saint Norbert College and Associate Degree in Business from the Golf Academy of America (Phoenix Campus). Prior to entering the golf industry Mike served honorably as an Infantry Officer in the US Army (10 years) achieving the rank of Captain. Mike is certified in club repair, fitting and instruction from the Golf Academy of America and he graduated with honors. He is currently a PGA associate working to become a PGA Member.
Assistant Golf Professional
Director of Agronomy
Allen was born and raised in Alabama. While attending the University of Alabama studying Piano Performance, Allen started working on the maintenance crew at Ol’ Colony golf course in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
He very quickly realized that he wanted to pursue a career in turfgrass management. He completed his Internship at TPC Louisiana in New Orleans, LA, where we hosted the PGA Tour’s Zurich Classic. His internship lined him up for an Assistant Superintendent position at Inverness Country Club. A private club in Birmingham, Alabama.
After 3 years at Inverness Country Club, Allen was offered an Assistant Superintendent position at Shoal Creek Golf Club in Birmingham, AL. The host of the 2018 Women’s U.S. Open.
After a short time at Shoal Creek, Allen returned to Inverness Country Club as the Interim Superintendent. During his time in the Interim role, he connected with The Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach and was offered the job as the Golf Course Superintendent.
Allen met his wife Katie while working as an Assistant Superintendent at Inverness Country Club. They married in May 2017. They welcomed their son, Anderson, in May 2020.