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  • Simon Andres, Director of Golf

    Simon Andres, Director of Golf

    Simon Andres is the new Director of Golf at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. Appointed in 2013, Andres assures an exceptional golf experience for club members and visiting players at The Omni Grove Park Inn Golf Club, providing expert instruction through clinics and private lessons on the par-70, 6,720-yard Donald Ross designed course and assorted facilities.

    A member of PGA of America since 2002, Andres is an accomplished teaching professional, improving novice and expert golfers alike with a method he encapsulates as "swing theory versus hit instincts."

    Andres joined The Omni Grove Park Inn following a long run at Hershey Country club in Hershey, PA., where he was Head Golf Professional from 2002-2013.  Previously, he was Assistant Golf Professional at Nicklaus Golf Club at Lions Gate in Overland Park, Kansas.

    A certified Custom Club Fitter, Andres has been club staff at Taylor Made since 2004.  His career highlights include PGA Philadelphia Section Merchandiser of the Year for the Resorts category in 2009 and 2011, as well as PGA Philadelphia Section Central Counties Points List from 2003-2012.

    Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Andres earned a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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