Meet the Golf Staff at Stanley Golf Course
Stanley G.C. Professional Staff Bio's
Kyle Hedstrom - Head Golf Professional (center)
Kyle Hedstrom was born and raised in Newington, CT. Kyle attended Newington High School and Central Connecticut State University where he played on the golf teams. His professional career began in 1997 at Ellington Ridge Country Club followed by stints at Black Hall Club and Shuttle Meadow Country Club. During his tenure at Ellington, Kyle won the TaylorMade-Adidas Assistants' Championship in 2000. Kyle was awarded the Connecticut Section Assistant Golf Professional of the Year in 2002 as well as the Connecticut Section Merchandiser of the Year in 2005 and 2011. Kyle has been the Head Golf Professional at Stanley Golf Course since 2004. He currently lives in Wethersfield, CT with his wife Leanne, son Jack and daughter Kayla.
Fran Hoxie - Assistant Golf Professional (left)
Fran Hoxie was born and raised in Naugatuck, CT. He attended Naugatuck High School and then Southern Connecticut State University where he received a full scholarship to play golf. His professional career began in 1996 as an Assistant Golf Professional at the Washington Golf Club and in 1997 was promoted to Head Golf Professional. He proudly served there for 16 years. Fran’s true passion is teaching golf. His special ability to communicate clearly in developing players of all skill levels is what separates him from many instructors in the field. Fran’s use of unique practice routines, video analysis, drills, enables his students to improve their games quickly while enjoying the learning process. Fran has also served on the Communications and Tournament committees for the Connecticut Section PGA.
Jon Montagino - Assistant Golf Professional (right)
Jonathan Montagino was born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up in West Hartford, CT. At Conard High School, Jonathan was a three-sport athlete, playing football, ice hockey and lacrosse. In 2006 Jonathan graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University and for the first time, took up the game of golf and immediately fell in love with it. Jonathan decided to move to Florida in 2010 to pursue his career in the golf business. He has passed his Playing Ability Test and is currently enrolled in Level 1 of the PGA PGM Apprentice Program. Jonathan’s specialty is working with Junior Golfers. While in Florida, Jonathan worked as an Assistant Professional at Cove Cay Country Club and Westchase Golf Club.