Victor is in charge of our golf course grounds crew, course conditioning, etc. Victor's hard work and dedication to the facility along with his knowledge of turfgrass and turfgrass maintenance offers Shadow Valley the opportunity to have beautiful fairways, greens, tees and approaches. Shadow Valley really enjoys having Victor as he has been a part of the team for over 12 years. His leadership and expertise are greatly appreciated...come by and wave to him out on the fairway today.
T.J. Gomez, a graduate of Boise State University, has been a golf professional in the Treasure Valley for the past twelve years. During his time as a golf professional, he has dedicated time and energy to becoming one of the best golf instructors in the region. This dedication has shown through with his students as they continuously have tremendous success. In 2004, T.J. was selected as the "Junior Golf Leader" for the Rocky Mountain Section PGA, an honor he is very proud of. Similarly, T.J. was recognized, in 2005, 2007, and 2008, by U.S. Kids Golf, as one of the Top 50 kids teachers in the U.S.
T.J. was also honored in 2007 as the Rocky Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year for his work in servicing his membership and the public with an outstanding merchandising operation.
T.J. grew up in Tucson, AZ where he attended Tucson High School and Pima Community College. He is a product of the Arizona Junior Golf Association where he competed at a high level during his junior golf days in Arizona. He moved to Boise in 1995 to play golf for Boise State...
2012 will mark his tenth season at Shadow Valley. During the course of his time at Shadow Valley, T.J. has given much effort to "'providing the best possible atmosphere we can for golfing, player development and improvement, and fun."
Bud Sower, PGA Professional
Bud Sower, PGA Teaching Professional, has been with Shadow Valley Golf Course for the past 20 seasons, spending the majority of his time as the PGA Head Professional. During this time he has developed a tremendous following as people from all over the Treasure Valley have had the opportunity to enjoy his instruction. For the past couple of seasons Bud has been enjoying his "retirement" as an instructor. Bud provides first-class instruction to every student from junior golfers and beginners to experienced players. Come out and see him today either on the practice tee or in the clubhouse.
Bill's Club Repair - Bill Richards
Bill's Club Repair is another fantastic addition to Shadow Valley, allowing us the opportunity to offer first-class club repair and fitting services to all of our members and players. If you would like to have Bill take care of some of your golf clubs and/or give you a club-fitting, please visit him at Shadow Valley or give him a call at 841-0652.
Bob Campbell, Director of Instruction
Bob Campbell, PGA Teaching Professional, is another solid addition to the Shadow Valley Golf Improvement Center. His teaching expertise and concern for his students, unparalleled in the Treasure Valley, really shows through in all of his lessons and instruction. Bob, a PGA Professional for the past 25 years, is one of the most respected players and instructors in the area. He was honored as Rocky Mountain PGA Section "Teacher of the Year" in 2000 and coached the 2002 PGA Junior Champion, Tyler Aldridge.
In addition to Bob's talents as an instructor he is also one of the most accomplished players in the area. In the years 2001 and 2002 he advanced to the final stages of Senior Tour Qualifying. Similarly, he has been awarded the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Senior Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002. Prior to offering instruction at Shadow Valley, Bob was the Head Golf Coach at Boise State University for 9 years.
Kevin Wolf has been a Teaching Professional at Shadow Valley Golf Course for the past 3 seasons. During this time he has taken over the entire Shadow Valley Junior Golf Association and is responsible for all facets of the program including: instruction, tournaments, activities, etc. He is a full-time member of the Shadow Valley Golf Course Professional Team and is also a very accomplished player.
Kevin will be working towards achieving his PGA Membership over the next few years and is very excited about all of the prospects concerning his professional career in the golf business. 2012 will mark Kevin's 3rd year at Shadow Valley.
He is here to help you with your golf game and anything else you may need.
Please stop by Shadow Valley to see him sometime soon.
Roy Ahnstedt- Teaching Professional
After serving 20 years in the Army, Roy started his professional golf career in 2003. He obtained his certificate from the U. S. Golf Teaching Association in 2003 and entered the PGA Professional Golf Management program later that same year, obtaining his Class A PGA Membership in February of 2010. A new highlight to his professional career is being awarded Rocky Mountain Section PGA Assistant of the Year in 2011, an honor he is very proud of.
Prior to his arrival at Shadow Valley, Roy worked as an Assistant Golf Professional and Teaching Professional at Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho for 6 1/2 years. During his time as a Golf Professional he has garnered much experience teaching golfers of all abilities and with junior clinics and workshops that he has held during the summer months. He is great at teaching young children, not only the golf basics, but the etiquette and respect for the game. A few of the juniors he has worked with are now at college playing for their respective schools on golf scholarships. 2012 will mark Roy’s third year at Shadow Valley Golf Course.
Roy enjoyed playing in competitive amateur golf events during his long military career, playing in tournaments all over the world. He now competes and participates in many of the Rocky Mountain PGA Section events.
Shadow Valley Golf Improvement Center
Shadow Valley Golf Course is home to the Shadow Valley Golf Improvement Center. The Golf Improvement Center is a place where you can learn to play the game of golf in a fun and exciting atmosphere. We have programs and offerings that will help the entire family learn the game with some fun and enjoyment involved...
Please let us know how our professional staff can help you reach your goals. Whether you are simply trying to learn the game, or become a great player, our professional staff is here to help you learn. Shadow Valley Golf Course is home to one of the most respected and thorough junior programs in the entire country. Our team of PGA Professionals has designed a junior program that will offer kids of all ages the opportunity to learn the game in a fun and exciting atmosphere and environment.
Shadow Valley Group and Junior Instruction
At the same time, we also offer adult group instruction that will provide adults the opportunity to learn the game in an inviting and fun way.
Please let us know if you would like to get any of your family members started with the game of golf. We have programs and offerings for the entire family and trust that you will find everything that we do to be the very best.