Walker Golf Course

Course Staff

The Walker Course is proud of the professionals who make sure our greens and programs run smoothly.

The Walker Course Golf Professionals:

Brent Jessup

Assistant Pro Garrett Chapman: A native of Anderson, SC, Garrett joined the Walker staff in fall 2013. He is a 2011 graduate of the PGA Golf Management program at Clemson University and has been a PGA Class A Professional since November 2011.

PGA Head Professional Brent Jessup: Brent Jessup has served as the head golf professional at The Walker Course since March 1999. Prior to his arrival in Clemson, he served as the head professional and director of golf at both Catawba Country Club and Tanglewood Park Golf Courses, in North Carolina. An active Class A member of the PGA of America since 1986, Brent has served as a member of the Carolinas PGA Section board of directors, is a certified PING Golf Clubfitter and an accomplished golf instructor.

Assistant Pro Garrett Chapman: A native of Anderson, SC, Garrett joined the Walker staff in fall 2013. He is a 2011 graduate of the PGA Golf Management program at Clemson University and has been a PGA Class A Professional since November 2011. Garrett is available for golf instruction and club fitting services.

The Walker Course Grounds Crew:

Don Garrett, Walker Golf Course at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Chris began working on a golf course in 2010, at his hometown golf course in Chapin, SC. He then completed two internships at Colleton River Plantation, in Hilton Head.  In December of 2013, Chris graduated from Clemson with a B.S. in Turfgrass management.  He has been working as an assistant at The Walker Course since January 2014.

Superintendent Don Garrett CGCS: Don Garrett has been the Walker Course superintendent since 1999 and graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in horticulture. Prior to working here, he was the director of golf and landscape maintenance for nine years at the Dataw Island Club in Beaufort, S.C. Don has been a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America since 1987 and earned the designation of Certified Golf Course Superintendent in 1995.

Assistant Superintendent Chris Jordan: Chris began working on a golf course in 2010, at his hometown golf course in Chapin, SC. He then completed two internships at Colleton River Plantation, in Hilton Head.  In December of 2013, Chris graduated from Clemson with a B.S. in Turfgrass management.  He has been working as an assistant at The Walker Course since January 2014.


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