Meet the Professionals
Devin Bibeau - Director of Instruction
Devin brings to Stow Acres a lifelong passion for the game of golf. He has been teaching the game since he completed playing Division 1 collegiate golf at Temple University where he captained the Owls for three seasons. While a sophomore at Temple he captured the 2010 Massachusetts Public Links Championship by a record 6 shots. The following year as defending champion, Devin shot a final round 66 to just miss defending the championship. During his senior campaign at Temple, he finished fifth overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships in Florida.
Over the past 9 years, Devin has worked as an Assistant Professional and also a Head Golf Professional at two Massachusetts golf courses. During his tenure at these clubs he has taught golfers of all abilities. He enjoys working with all levels of amateur golfers and has taught professional mini-tour players as well as Junior Golfers that have gone on to receive D1 & D2 golf scholarships.
Devin takes pride in helping all of his students reach their full golfing potential. By teaching them to fully understand the fundamentals of the golf swing and how to take their swing to the course through preparation, his students are equipped to lower their scores and gain better enjoyment from their game.
Dan Halverson - PGA Teaching Professional
Dan has taught golf for over 15-years and continues to refine his instruction by attending numerous workshops and teaching & coaching summits. He teaches golfers of all ages and skill levels with an emphasis on simple and understandable techniques. Dan's goal is to make the game of golf more enjoyable and fun by eliminating all the confusing technical information and individualizing his instruction to each students learning style and ability.
Kenzie Ryan - PGA Teaching Professional
Mackenzie attended Methodist University in North Carolina where she studied Professional Golf Management. In her experience doing internships Mackenzie has worked at many different golf courses learning all aspects of the game. Mackenzie has worked at Cranberry Valley, Charter Oak and most recently Woodstock Country Club in Vermont where she gained experience teaching all ages. She has taught juniors to adults and beginners to intermediate. She is experienced as a PGA Coach, PGA All Star Coach and in junior clinics as well as private and group adult lessons. Mackenzie likes to make her lessons fun and creative, allowing her students to feel more comfortable when learning the game.
Jeff Niejadlik - PGA Head Golf Professional
Jeff has 29 years experience in Golf Operations at both private and public facilities and is in his 3rd season with us. After graduating from the University of New Hampshire, he started his career in 1993 at Pease Golf Course in Portsmouth, NH. In 2001 he took his first Head Golf Professional position at Townsend Ridge Country Club in Townsend, MA. At the end of 2002, he was promoted and became the first Head Golf Professional at Charter Oak Country Club in Hudson, MA
Jeff will be an integral part of overseeing and managing Golf Operations. He will be organizing and operating Stow Acres Monday Night Golf League with an emphasis on building consistency from year to year and to increase participation.
Jeff will be available for Private and Group Instruction as well as custom club fitting as he is a certified Titleist Club Fitter.