Director of Golf, Mike Shirey, has been the PGA Professional at Turtle Run since it was established in 1999. Mike has been at the facility since 1988 when it was formally the Danville Elk’s Country Club. Over the years, Mike has received the “Merchandiser of the Year” award for the Golf Shop for the years of 1996, 2000, 2001, and 2002.
In the spring of 2006, Mike passed his expertise on to his former assistant AJ Shannon (picture on right) to be the new PGA Head Golf Professional. AJ has worked for Mike since the 1992 season where he began as a Bagroom Attendant. In 1996, he moved up to be a Golf Shop Attendant. In 2002, AJ decided to join the PGA PGM program to work toward his PGA Membership. AJ graduated and was awarded his PGA Membership card in May of 2009. Over the years, AJ has been honored with a few awards in both the Illinois Chapter and Illinois Section. AJ was presented with the “Assistant Golf Professional of the Year” award in 2005, “Merchandiser of the Year” award in 2012 and 2013 and “Golf Professional of the Year” award in 2013.
Everything You Need
The Golf Shop at Turtle Run is well stocked with all accessories any golfer might need, from clothing, clubs, towels, hats, balls, gloves, socks and shoes. We also do club fitting for anyone looking for that perfect club to fit your swing.