Meet The Pros

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    Charles Fox, PGA
    Head Golf Professional

    Charles comes to The Golf Club of Georgia after previously spending nine years in the low country of South Carolina.  Seven of those years were at the Berkeley Hall Club in Bluffton, SC as Assistant Golf Professional and Head Golf Professional.  Most recently, he served as the Head Golf Professional at Old Tabby Links on Spring Island.  Charles has been a PGA member since 2015 and began working in the golf industry in 2010.  He is TPI certified and served on the Board of Directors for the Hilton Head Island Chapter of the Carolinas PGA. 

    Charles grew up in Boone, NC and started playing golf at the age of 10, he graduated from Appalachian State University in 2007.  He enjoys taking the opportunity to play as often as possible and has a competitive spirit on the course.  He has found success in many tournaments including top finishes in the Hilton Head Island Chapter Matchplay, Carolinas PGA Head Professional Championship, and numerous other Chapter and Section events. 

    Charles shares his commitment to furthering the game of golf with his wife, Meghan, and their two sons Tripp and Asher.  All four are avid lovers of the game and play as often as they can.  When not on the golf course, they enjoy cheering on the Braves and spending time together outdoors. 

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    Charlie King, PGA
    Director of Instruction

    The Golf Club of Georgia is thrilled to welcome Charlie King as the Director of Instruction at the Cupp Golf Academy.  Charlie has been teaching for more than 30 years.  He was recognized in 2011 by the Georgia PGA as the Teacher of the Year!  Charlie also consistently ranks on Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teacher Lists and is proud to be named by Golf Magazine for the last 13 years as a Top 100 Instructor.  Many in Atlanta may be familiar with Charlie from his years serving as the Director of Instruction at Reynolds Golf Academy from 2006 to 2017.  Or perhaps from the three golf instruction books he’s published including “Golf’s Red Zone Challenge”.  He’s taught at other prestigious facilities including PGA National, Nantucket Golf Club, and most recently at the Rick Smith Golf Performance Center at the Doral Resort.  He spends the hot, humid Georgia summers in Colorado serving the members at Maroon Creek Club.
    Charlie, his wife, and two children are ecstatic to be heading back to the Atlanta area!  For Charlie, golf instruction is about helping golfers more fully enjoy the game and achieve their personal golf goals, whatever those may be. Charlie looks forward to working with current Cupp Golf Academy instructor and master club fitter, Jaren Goode to elevate your game and reach your goals!
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    Jaren Goode 
    Lead Instructor/Master Fitter

    Growing up in central Florida, Jaren has been exposed to some of the best golf courses the country has to offer.  Having taken up the game at a very early age, it was only natural that he pursue a career within the golf industry. Jaren attended and played golf at the University of Central Florida, where he won six college tournaments.  He went on to graduate in 2012 and began his career as a golf pro with a focus on instruction. Currently, Jaren is in Level 1 of the Professional Golf Management Apprenticeship program.  When not teaching or fitting, Jaren remains competitive on the course.  He recently shot a 62 on the Creekside course.
    Jaren has been influenced by some of the best instructors in Florida, including, Bob Lohr, Tony Brabiner and Scott Wickam, plus many more.  His unquenchable thirst to learn more and grow the game is what allows Jaren to help golfers of all ages and abilities improve.  Having much experience in modern golf technology and in club fittings Jaren brings the ability to help golfers improve in every aspect of their game.  
    “I am honored to have been given the opportunity to be a part of the great tradition of the Golf Club of Georgia. The renovations and upgrades that Mr. Kenny has put into Club will only solidify The Golf Club of Georgia as one of the best in the state if not the entire Southeast.  I look forward to working with you and helping you to reach your goals on the golf course.  See you on Tee!”