Golf Professional Staff

Kevin Cloud, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Farmington Woods Golf Club

Kevin Cloud, PGA Professional, is also the Owner and Manager of Cloud 9 Golf Shop in Avon.  With 20 years of experience, Kevin has been honored as one of the “Top 50 Kids’ Teachers” by U.S. Kids Golf, and he was also selected as the 2014 PGA Player Development award recipient for his efforts coaching golfers. His coaching includes full swing, short game, putting instruction, equipment analysis, and on-course playing lessons.

“I’m happy to have our new Assistant Pro’s on board (below), and we are all looking forward to another great season.”

George Connor, PGA
George Connor, PGA, has been teaching and coaching for over 25 years. He runs Connor Golf with Farmington Woods Golf Club as his home base. He is currently working with players on the PGA LatinoAmerican Tour, PGA Tour Canada and the European Challenge Tour in addition to introducing players to the game and helping competitive players develop their golf skills. He has been named three times by the Connecticut Section PGA as the Teacher of the Year. George is a Certified Aimpoint Instructor, New Rules Golf Coach Certified and is certified by the SeeMore Putting Institute. He authored “Drill Your Way to Great Putting.”
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Eric Linsley
 Assistant Golf Professional
Farmington Woods Golf Club
Eric comes to us most recently from the Whitney Farms Golf Course in Monroe, CT.  where he managed the Pro Shop and organized Golf Tournaments for five years. “We had so many charitable outings at Whitney,” he says. “It was always great to help so many people have a good time while they supported a good cause.”  Eric also worked two years at the Rock Ridge Club in Newtown and a winter at Bay Hill in Orlando.  He will be available for lessons and is currently manning the Pro Shop and getting to know our systemsas well as keeping up to date on new products and custom fittings.  

Matt Moriarty
 Assistant Golf Professional
Farmington Woods Golf Club
Over the past 16 years Matt has served as an assistant golf professional at the Watertown Golf Club, the Golf Shop Attendant at Stanley Golf Course and the Outside Operations Manager at The Country Club of Waterbury.
Here at The Woods, he will be helping to manage the Pro Shop, supervise the Bag Staff, give lessons, do custom fittings and work at the Podium.  That should keep him busy!
“I love everything about the game,” he says.  “It’s especially important to teach to the right form.  I love teaching kids, because they are the future of the industry.”