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Name

Wyatt Turner

Title

Director of Golf

Wyatt is from the small town of Dyer, TN. He attended the University of Tennessee at Martin pursuing a career in pharmacy, but fell in love with the game of golf. He graduated from UTM in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Performance. Wyatt began his golf career as an Assistant Pro at Pinecrest Golf & CC. He later became the Head Pro both at Milan Golf & CC and at Gibson County Golf Course. Wyatt moved to FL in Dec. 2017 to further his golf career. He became an Assistant Pro at Bonita National Golf & CC, and later promoted as the 1st Assistant. Wyatt spent just under five years at Bonita National. He left in Sept. 2021 to go to Kelly Greens Golf & CC for a short stint as an Assistant Pro before coming to Royal Wood. Wyatt recently married his wife, Kristen, who is a teacher. They have a Teddy Bear dog named Mr. Theo. Wyatt is currently pursuing his Class A PGA Membership. He is excited to be here and serve the members of Royal Wood!

Name

Thomas Sloat

Title

First Assistant Golf Professional

Tom was born & raised in Northeast Ohio & brings over 30 years of experience in the golf business. Tom started his golf career at the Aurora Country Club as an Assist. Pro. Tom also worked as an Assist. Pro at the Pepper Pike Club & Tanglewood Country Club. In 1994 he accepted and spent the next 16 years in the role of the Head Pro and Mgr. at Briardale Greens G.C. In 2012 he moved on to Black Brook C.C. for 4 yrs. before becoming the Head Pro and GM at Astorhurst C.C. After the closing of Astorhurst he worked at GolfTec where he became a Certified Golf Coach. In 2020, Tom moved to Florida & has worked as the 1st Assist. at Eagle Ridge G.C. in Fort Myers & most recently as an Outside Services Supervisor at the Bonita Bay Club. Tom was married for 27 yrs. to his wife Tammy before her passing in 2016. He is the proud father of 3. A son Chris, daughters Ashley & Sara & 11 grandchildren. Tom has been a Class A member since 1994 and is a Life Member of the PGA of America.