Vice President of Golf
Mark is the Vice President of Golf at First Tee – Greater Richmond. He joined The First Tee – Greater Richmond as Director of Golf at The Elson Redmond Memorial Driving Range in March 2016 and became the Director of Golf of both First Tee Greater Richmond golf facilities in March 2018.
Over the last few years, Mark has developed the organization’s golf and customer service areas at both facilities to provide extraordinary customer service to all players. Mark is a Member of the PGA of America and Club Management Association of America (CMAA) while holding credentials such as Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 (Golf) certified instructor and Level II First Tee Coach. Additionally, Mark is a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves and now with a total of over 16 years of service. His philosophy is to connect each player with the game and help each player reach their personal goals.
Senior Assistant Golf Professional
Tim will have a wide array of responsibilities at Belmont, including assisting in the daily operations of the course, providing lessons and club fitting sessions, and overseeing the golf leagues, tournaments and patron relationships.
The four-year letterwinner on the College of Wooster men’s golf team, Faerber developed extensive club fitting experience during his time as a club fitter and sales representative at Miles of Golf, a Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitter in his hometown of Ann Arbor, Mich.
Faerber also has previous instructional experience as a golf instructor for children ages 5-16 at multiple summer camp programs.
Dan joined the First Tee – Greater Richmond team in May 2020 with a strong pedigree of turf management that was cultivated at The Federal Club in Glen Allen as well as other prestigious golf clubs including The Governors Club in Nashville, Oakland Hills in Detroit, and Pumpkin Ridge outside Portland.
His primary responsibilities with First Tee is to maintain the day-to-day grounds maintenance at Belmont after helping to oversee and work with Love Golf Design and MacCurrach Golf Construction during the Belmont Golf Course renovation and reimagination.
While Dan extensively enjoys managing turf as a career, he is also an avid musician, husband, and father of two young daughters (Charlotte and Elizabeth). At their Lakeside home, Dan and his wife, Amanda are avid animal lovers and have three dogs, four cats, and twelve chickens!
He grew up in Brookfield, WI where his dad was a plant geneticist which harbored a curiosity for plant biology at an early age. Dan has grown grass in almost every climate throughout the US and his knowledge of turf management in the transition zone and drive for constant improvement will serve First Tee – Greater Richmond well during construction and future success of the property.