Brian Lake

PGA Head Golf Professional – BrianLake@outlook.com – 941-792-4159

Brian became a PGA member in 1995 after completing his apprenticeship at Holly Hills CC in New Jersey and Indian Creek YCC in Virginia. He and his wife Kami, moved to Bradenton in 1997 where settled and started a family. They have two girls.  Brian has also worked at Isla Del Sol YCC for 5 years and then 12 years at Pasadena YCC where he was Director of Golf. Some of his professional hi-lights include having played full time on the Tommy Armour tour, published an instructional book on putting through McGraw-Hill called ‘Putt Like a Pro’, and has gained the PGA’s coveted certified professional designation.  Other hi-lights include earning a degree in business administration and a degree in fine arts from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania and was a member of the NCAA national championship Soccer team in 1989.

Ryan Macey

PGA Director of Instruction – rmacey@bradentoncc.org – 941-792-4159

Born in Vermont and raised in North Carolina, Ryan started his golfing career at age 8.  Competitive junior golf followed by an astounding college career at Limestone College, Professional Golf was next.  Now a member of the PGA, a Class A member since 2012, reaching out and bringing golf to others is the game.  Ryan is an avid sports fan, and enjoys watching football, basketball, baseball, and golf.  He is a die-hard Duke fan, and you can catch him wearing the Devil Blue during basketball season.  He most enjoys teaching the game of golf to all ages, but has a passion for the junior level and is a U.S Kids Certified Golf Coach.

Nick Campbell

1st Assistant Golf Professional- ncampbell@bradentoncc.org

Nick grew up in New Freedom, Pennsylvania.  He went to Susquehannock High School where he played football and baseball.  Nick found his passion for golf at the age of 20, in Ocean City Maryland.  Working at the Links of Lighthouse Sound made Nick decide to pursue the golf industry as a career.  He went on to get his Associates Degree in the Business of Golf Course Management at Keiser University in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  After jobs at McGregor Links CC and Fountain Head CC, Nick found himself with a challenging decision.  Nick was diagnosed with stage 4 Hodgkins Lymphoma Cancer in January of 2017. This took him away from the business of golf for 2 years.  In all bad things you find good though Nick says,  because upon remission from Cancer, he moved back to Key West, Florida.  This was Nick’s winter home through the duration of his golf career and this is where he met his wife, Janelle.  He then had his son Chase Paul Campbell on May 7th 2019.  As much as Nick loved living in Key West, him and Janelle decided they wanted to raise their family in Sarasota, where Janelle grew up and where family was closer.   That led Nick to Applying at BCC and being hired in June of 2019.

Bryan Gorman

Assistant Golf Professional – bgorman@bradentoncc.org

Bryan grew up in Troy, New York and moved to Florida in 2012 after completing his bachelors degree in Management from Siena College in Albany, New York.  After a successful Amateur career, he decided to turn Professional in 2013.  Over the past 7 years, Bryan has worked as a caddie and tournament director for a mini tour before starting at Bradenton Country Club in June of 2018.  In his free time, Bryan enjoys watching sports, hanging out with his beagle/family, and listening to live music.

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