Meet Our Golf Instructors

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Dave Laudien, PGA Professional 
Private Lessons Available  
 732-845-3700 or  email Dave

Dave LaudienA Class "A" PGA Professional, Dave is a lifetime member of the PGA (more than 25 years).  He achieved PGA Tour membership in 1985 and has numerous championship victories. He continues to compete locally and nationally. Dave has experience with some of the most respected and successful players and instructors, which he has used to develop a handful of key approaches to improve golf performance, learning, and enjoyment of the game. He has been a golf instructor for the Park System since 1989, and has taught thousands of students of all levels and abilities. Dave’s goal as a coach is to help golfers achieve their personal goals.


Lloyd Monroe, PGA Professional 
732-915-1450 or email Lloyd

Lloyd is a life member of the PGA (more than 25 years), the former head professional at the Wykagyl and Spring Brook Country Clubs, and past president of the Metropolitan PGA. A former NJ High School, Junior, and Amateur Champion, he has played on the PGA Tour (including 5 US Opens), and still competes in senior PGA events in the US and Europe. He is also a 3-time leading money winner in NJ.  Lloyd has enjoyed  teaching individual lessons as well as clinics for juniors, advanced juniors, and adults at Charleston Springs and Bel-Aire Golf Courses since 2001, and is “having the time of his life” helping Monmouth County golfers improve their game. 


Stan BryckStan Bryck, Teaching Professional 

Stan is a member of United States Golf Association (USGA, the national golf governing body), The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA, state organization for high school golf), and the Professional Golf Teachers and Coaches of America (PGTCA). A veteran golf instructor and varsity high school coach with over 25 years experience, Stan has a reputation as a patient and knowledgeable teacher. His teams at Marlboro High School have won numerous Shore Conference, Divisional and State Championships, and several of his players have gone on to play golf at the college and professional level. Stan’s experience, love of teaching, and knowledge have made him an excellent instructor for Monmouth County golfers of all levels and ages.  

Kathy Ricci, LPGA Professional 
908-907-1961 or email Kathy

Kathy is an experienced LPGA Golf Professional and believes that learning golf should be a fun, engaging and empowering experience. She joined the Monmouth County Park System in 2009 after teaching at Eagle Ridge Golf Academy from 2006-2008, and her enthusiasm has helped create many  successful programs for adults, women and children.  A regular attendee at both LPGA and PGA teaching and coaching seminars, Kathy is also a USKids Certified Instructor and a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).  Kathy is influenced by a number of well-known golf instructors (including her own instructor--Lloyd Monroe) and provides all her students with an outstanding experience. She enjoys tournament competition in regional and LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Tournaments.


Cory Turkel, PGA Professional  
848-482-0050 or email Cory

Cory is a Class "A" PGA Professional who turned professional in 1973.  An experienced local golf teacher, he has taught high school varsity golf and has been the Director of Golf Instruction at Bamm Hollow Country Club in Lincroft, Mr B's Golf Center in Eatontown and Legends Golf Center in Old Bridge.  Cory has also played full-time in the North Atlantic Mini Tour. As an instructor with the Monmouth County Park System, Cory offers expert guidance to help golfers develop their swing and perfect their short-game. A true student of the game, he has taught more than 20,000 lessons throughout his career and believes there is no one “system” for teaching golf; it is different for every player. 


Vince Giunco, PGA Professional   
732-284-7892 cell or  

Vince is a Class “A” PGA Golf Member who turned pVince Giuncorofessional in 1994 and has been a full member of the PGA since 2000. He was a two-time MVP and Team Captain for the Monmouth University golf team. Under the tutelage of Brent Studer, Vince enjoyed a 15-year run as a PGA Golf Professional at the Manasquan River Golf Club. He built a lesson plan that focused on introducing golf to women, juniors, and beginners while excelling in the coaching and training many top amateurs and fellow PGA Club Professionals.  His fellow PGA Professionals nominated Vince four times for NJPGA Teacher of the Year and was awarded 2008 NJPGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year.  He is the Head Coach for the Manasquan High School Warrior golf team and a U.S. Kids Certified instructor. Vince believes real improvement is achieved by developing strong fundamentals through quality instruction, coaching, proper practice habits, and competition on the golf course.