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Tee Up With Your Own Highlands, NC Golf Coach

At Old Edwards Club, we've put together an outstanding team of the country's finest professionals who have two goals: to help you improve your game and enjoy yourself - both on and off the course. Whether you're new to the links or just want to lower your handicap, our golf pros are there with helpful instruction and tips to improve your game. They'll even join you for a round or two. Join our tennis pro, Carlos de Cubas, for a lesson or quick match. And when you're ready to relax, our hospitality team is waiting to welcome you with delicious food and drinks in an ambiance of friendly camaraderie in the clubhouse.
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Jordan Kenter

Director of Golf

Jordan's passion for the game of golf is exceeded only by his passion for his family.  As a member of the PGA since 2005, Jordan, along with his wife Debbie, has moved around the country working at several prestigious facilities including The Vaquero Club outside of Dallas, Iron Horse GC in Whitefish, Montana, CordeValle GC in California and most recently Mountaintop Golf & Lake Club in Cashiers. Jordan loves to teach players of all levels and is a PlaneTruth and PGA Certified instructor. Jordan and Debbie have been married since 2002 and have two wonderful sons, Chase and Blake. 

Jordan Kenter

Erika Mason

Head Golf Professional
More than 20 years of playing have honed Erika's game. She now works with members and guests to share her knowledge and make playing fun.
Erika Mason

Adam Singer

PGA Golf Professional


Adam Singer is an avid player and PGA Professional in Highlands, NC. The PGA of America comprises nearly 29,000 professionals with one singular goal in mind - to make the game of golf more enjoyable for you.

Adam Singer

Coming Soon

Seasonal Assistant Golf Professional
Eric Rogers
 
 
 
The Grill Room

David Young

Chef
While attending culinary school, David worked at Sonoma Wine Bar & Grill, McCrady's and Slightly North of Broad. In 1999, David joined the team at the Five Diamond, Five Star Fearrington House Inn and Restaurant in Chapel Hill. After three years there and two at Provence in Carrboro, he and his Fiancée Eleanor decided to move to Highlands and joined the team at Madison's Restaurant at the Old Edwards Inn in 2004. Now at the Club, David is enjoying the home he long sought and enjoys sharing his passion with the Membership. Eleanor and David have since married and had two perfect sons, Lauch and Dash, and live in Glenville, where Eleanor is the Social Studies teacher at the Blue Ridge Early College.
David Young

Jacky Cabler

Old Edwards Club Sous Chef 

Jacky Cabler is a South Florida native. After being raised in Boynton Beach, she attended the Hilton College at The University of Houston and the Art Institute of Houston. Having trained in the hospitality business in Houston, she returned home to Florida to pursue her culinary career and raise her daughter. Since 1997, Jacky has worked exclusively in private country clubs. After beginning seasonal work at Old Edwards Club, Jacky fell in love with the area and the Club, and became a year-round Cashiers resident.

Jacky Cabler

Will Araujo

Assistant Food & Beverage Manager
As a native who has lived in Highlands for over 20 years, Will began his journey at Old Edwards Inn and Spa in the summer of 2011. As a part time spa and pool attendant, Will received his first exposure to the industry and gained a passion for hospitality and service. After three seasons in the spa he branched out to the rooms department as a bellman. From bellman, he became the front desk's Bell-Captain and held this post for two seasons before applying for the Manager In Training program (MIT). While in the MIT program, he spent the course of a year helping manage the front desk, housekeeping and F & B departments. Once completing the MIT program, Will took the position of Assistant Food and Beverage Manager helping supervise Madison's, the Wine Garden and all bar outlets. Outside of work his greatest passion is his wife Kendra and son Jonah.
OEC Team Will A
 
 
 
Clubhouse Administration

Lou Miller

Club President
Coming Soon
Lou Miller, Club President

Jerry West

Director of Operations
Jerry fell in love with the game of golf at a very young age. Spending time with his father and friends was truly an escape while growing up in the mountains of NC. This passion turned into a professional career in the early nineties upon graduation from Catawba Community College with a degree in Recreational Grounds Management and Agronomy. Positions at Cullasaja Club, Highlands Country Club, Highlands Cove and Old Edwards Club over the last 25 years have allowed Jerry to follow his passion and beat the alarm clock every morning. Old Edwards Club is one of the premier destinations for golfers, club members and guests alike, and Jerry hopes to spend many more years creating raving fans and growing a game that has become his life's passion.  
 
Jerry West, Director of Operations of Golf at Old Edwards inn and Spa

Bridget Henson

Membership Coordinator

Bridget has lived in North Carolina for over 20 years, and graduated from Western Carolina University in 1996 with a degree in public relations and a minor in marketing. She has worked for Old Edwards Club since its inception in 2008 and strives to create a balance while working in both the membership and accounting departments of the Club.

Bridget lives in Cashiers with her husband Brandon and two children Ethan and Samantha.

Bridget Henson, Membership Coordinator

Jonathan Austin

Clubhouse Manager

Jonathan discovered Highlands in 2014 after having lived in North Carolina for more than 30 years. He has brought values and skills learned from the United States Marine Corp to Old Edwards Inn and Spa and where he incorporates those leadership and discipline qualities. During his time at Old Edwards, Jonathan has completed the MIT Program, which involved training with the Front Desk, Housekeeping and Food and Beverage departments.  After completion of the program, Jonathan honed his passion and talents for guest services as a Banquet Captain and shortly thereafter became the Bar and Beverage Manager for the company. Jonathan's greatest passion is his family--his wife Sophie Delany and son Julius Austin.

Jonathan Austin, Clubhouse Manager

Ilona Vos

Assistant Clubhouse Manager
Ilona Vos joined Old Edwards back in 2015 as an international intern from Poland, by way of Ireland. She worked for a one year under a F & B internship in Madison's-and as one of our top performers-was asked to return after finishing her hospitality degree.  Upon returning home, Ilona graduated from the University of Ulster with a Bachelor of Science in International Travel and Tourism Management. She promptly returned to Old Edwards
as a Captain in the Banquets Department. Ilona is excited to accept the position of Assistant Clubhouse Manager at Old Edwards Club and looks forward to meeting everyone this summer. 
OEC Ilona Vos