Paul learned the game on Chicago's only 18-hole public golf course, Jackson Park G.C., and went on to play Division I college golf and on the "mini tours," including the Tar Heel Tour (now Golf Tour) and the Golden Bear Tour (now Gateway Tour). He's a member of Cobra Puma's Professional Staff and of Proponent Group, the premiere network of top golf instructors and coaches. Paul is a National Staff member for the SeeMore Putter Institute, having taught putting for SeeMore on the PGA Tour. Paul is also an AimPoint certified putting instructor, as well as holding certificates by U.S. Kids Golf, TPI, K-Vest, Flightscope, Medicus, Eyeline Golf and The Certified Coaches Institute.
Paul joined the staff at Forsgate, one of the premier facilities in the Tri-State area, as the Director of Instruction in the Spring of 2015. Prior to that he was a teaching professional at Royce Brook's Academy of Golf. Paul uses the most up-to-date technology and coaches a large number of junior golfers, several of whom are the best in their age groups in the NY/NJ area. Nine of his students have earned spots in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championships at Pinehurst Resort. For adult students, Paul creates custom group and private coaching programs to help players streamline their improvement process. These programs involve a comprehensive approach and address all aspects of the game.
Paul was selected for Golf Digest's Best Teachers by State List for 2017-2018. He was also nominated for the New Jersey PGA's Youth Development Award in 2016 and 2017 and was given honorable mention for the Top 50 U.S. Kids Teachers by U.S. Kids Golf in 2015 and 2016. He is also a member of the New Jersey PGA's Public Relations Committee.
Carolyn grew up playing junior golf in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area where both her father and uncle have been PGA Club Professionals for over 40 plus years. She played collegiate golf at Oklahoma State University where she earned All-American honors. During this time, Carolyn also represented the United States in the USA vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship (played in Japan) in 1990 where the USA prevailed. Carolyn also won the Eastern Amateur that year. She then began playing on the mini tours.
After competing on the Futures tour (now Symetra tour) 1991-1995 Carolyn began working as an Assistant Golf Professional at Heathrow Country Club in Lake Mary, Florida for 4 years then became the Head Golf Professional at Tuscawilla Country club in Winter Springs, Florida. After 9 years at Tuscawilla, Carolyn came back to her roots and joined Forsgate Country Club as the Director of Golf in 2009.
Carolyn is a Top 50 US Kids Masters teacher and has been nationally recognized for her work with children and her Healthy Kids camp she ran while working in Florida.
Frank is arguably the best golfer in New Jersey. In 2015, he was fully exempt on the PGA Champions Tour. After turning pro in 1986, he served as an assistant pro at Montammy and Crestmont Country Club. He was also a Teaching Professional at Shackamaxon C.C. for one year before becoming the head pro at Brooklake C.C. in 2000. A list of Frank's playing accomplishments during the following 15 years is below:
Dr. August Leming is an internationally recognized expert in human motivation, behavior change, and performance psychology. August has also worked around the globe, consulting with the Qatargas Company, in Doha, Qatar, City Fitness Group Ltd., in Porirua, New Zealand and The Philippines Magazine International, in Manila, Philippines. August views himself as a visionary and guide for the human experience. As an expert in human motivation, August begins by facilitating the individual's definition of personal success.
Dr. Leming, invites people to consider the lessons that are held within their own lives, bodies, and hearts. Teacher and student work together to apply a unique and synergistic combination of psychology, spirituality and physical education toward a higher-level of performance. What began as a journey of self-discovery has become a lifelong commitment to serving others.
Through the arts of public speaking, authorship, therapy and physical movement, August facilitates clarity and strength in others. Dr. Leming recently authored his first book, The Psychology of Coaching, as part of an internationally recognized course in behavior modification and motivation.
Dr. August Leming attended Columbia University, where he earned a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. He completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Seton Hall University, where he also served as an Adjunct Professor, teaching Adolescent Psychology, Child Psychology and Statistics. Dr. Leming's pioneering academic work earned him the American Psychological Association's Outstanding Professional Development Award in 2003. In addition, he has been an invited speaker at both the American Psychological Association and Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meetings.
Mike has worked in the Golf industry for over 16 years and has been a class A PGA Member since 2009. He has worked at some of the top course in the NJ area. Mike started his golf career as a bag boy here at Forsgate CC while still in High School. After high school Mike enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and spent six years before being Honorably Discharged as a Sergeant. Upon returning Mike spent 4 years at Knob Hill Golf Club in Manalapan as the First Assistant Golf Professional. After leaving Knob Hill, Mike spent the next 4 years at Plainfield Country Club as the First Assistant. Upon the request of the Members who were also members at Metedeconk National Golf Club Mike spent the next 4 years there as there as the First Assistant Professional. Wanting to spend some time with his family Mike switched gears and went to work for Dicks Sporting Goods for a few years as both the Golf Professional and as a Manager of the East Brunswick store.
Mike was on the NJPGA Assistant board from 2007 until 2013. He has also been nominated twice for Assistant Golf Professional of the year. He has a wide teaching background and has worked closely with Simon Holmes, Mike Bennett, and Andy Plummer.
Bob is a 27-year PGA member and a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach. He has also been certified by GolfTec and myspiritofgolf.com. In 1998, Bob was voted the most improved player in the Philadelphia PGA Section. He enjoys coaching passing on his love of the game to players of all ages and abilities.