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Carol Gatherum, PGA, LPGA
Head Golf Professional & Management Team Member
Desert Island employee since 1994.
LPGA National Professional Club Champion in 1993.
Competed in two US Open Championships (1981 & 1995).
Competed in two LPGA Championships (1991 & 1994).
Her LPGA and PGA Class A status is a distinction held by
approximately 300 U.S. woman professionals.
Recognized as one of the Top 50 U.S. women instructors.
Graduate of UCLA
Golf Course Superintendent & Department Head
Desert Island employee since 2007.
A student of Turf Grass Management at both Penn State
University and Anoka Technical College. Mike began his
career at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota,
and has forty years experience maintaining superior level
golf courses. Current Member of the Desert Hi-Lo Golf
Course Superintendents Association of America and Golf
Course Superintendents Association of America.
Controller & Management Team Member
Desert Island employee since 2003.
In addition to several years working with accounting firms
and in business management, Jeff held the position of
Assistant Golf Professional at DI for ten years prior to his
current position as Controller. He was an honors graduate
with a degree in Golf Business and Management from the
Golf Academy of America. Overall Jeff has thirty years of
varied experience in business, accounting and the golf
Executive Assistant, Member Relations & Management Team Member
Desert Island employee since 2004.
In addition to her executive assistant duties, Joan held
the position of Membership Director from 2004-2013,
and Food & Beverage Manager 2013-2015. She has
thirty years experience in the hospitality business
(hotels and country clubs) including catering and
convention sales management, membership sales and
marketing, event planning and business management.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.