Lost Plantation Golf Club Welcomes Paul Johnson as Head Golf Professional
Lost Plantation Golf Club, the Rincon city-owned municipal golf course, announces the hiring of Paul Johnson, PGA, as head golf professional, according to Seth Zieglar, the Director of Golf. “We are excited to have Paul Johnson join our team. Based on his outstanding record of accomplishments, we are confident that he will continue the growth the course has experienced and create a strong instructional program that will benefit the residents of Rincon,” Zieglar says.
The new head golf professional says he intends to initiate a first class instructional program, especially junior golfers. “I can not express my excitement in coming to Lost Plantation” Paul says. “Seth Zieglar and his team have done a wonderful job building the course infrastructure and creating an atmosphere where people want to play golf here. I am looking to continue the club’s growth and offer additional benefits to the residents of Rincon and surrounding communities of Effingham county.
Paul Johnson, PGA, brings over 18 years of golf industry experience. Most recently, he spent over seven years at Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club in Daphne, AL. While serving as the head golf professional at Lake Forest, he earned the Dixie PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year in 2008 and the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Junior Golf Instructors in the Country in 2013. A competitive golfer since the age of 13, the 42-year old Johnson majored in Business Administration / Marketing Huntingdon College. While at Huntingdon, Paul earned 1st Team All-American honors twice and won two team N.A.I.A. National Championships. Paul will be joined by his wife, Michelle, and three children.
The 18-hole “Lost Plantation” course at the Lost Plantation Golf Club facility in Rincon, Georgia features 6,855 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.4 and it has a slope rating of 127. Designed by Joseph L. Lee, the Lost Plantation golf course opened in 1989.
For further information about Lost Plantation Golf Club, contact Paul Johnson, PGA, at (912) 826-2092 , email at [email protected] or visit www.LostPlantationGolfClub.com .