Professional Team - Jacksonville Golf and Country Club

Meet the Golf Professional Team at
Jacksonville Golf & Country Club

The golf professionals at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club offer a wide variety of lesson opportunities for men, women, and juniors. Golf lessons are available from our PGA Professionals year-round. Much thought and effort is given to provide you with the highest quality of instruction for each level of player. 
Whether you're interested in enjoying a laid-back round or a more competitive one, the golf professionals are here to help!

  • Ray Barr, PGA

    • Ray Barr, Head Golf Professional

      Ray was raised in the small town of Brownsville, Texas. He was introduced to golf at the age of 13, learning the game from his Dad, starting a long love affair of the game. He attended the University of Houston from 1977 to 1981 and graduated with a degree in Business Technology. Ray made the University of Houston golf team as a walk-on where he was a 3-time All American, 2-time Southwest Conference Medalist earning invitations to play in the Colonial Invitational on the PGA Tour as an Amateur. In 1982, he earned his PGA Tour card in 1982 and was a member for 7 years from 1982 to 1992; Qualifying Medalist for the 1980 US Open. His best finish on the Tour was 4th place. In 1996, Ray earned his Class A PGA certification while working as an Assistant Golf Pro in Little Rock, Arkansas. We are proud to have had Ray as our Head Professional here at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club for the past 17 years.

      Ray’s passion for the game and for the business remains strong and his dedication to the Club and its members gives him much joy each day.

  • Ryan Mikesell, PGA

    • Ryan Mikesell, Assistant Golf Professional

      Ryan brings with him more than 14 years experience in the golf industry and 11 years as a PGA Class A Professional. He is working on a certification in general management as part of his continuing education with the PGA of America.
      Since 2007, Ryan has taken on multiple roles in the resort and private club sector. He started his career in Jacksonville in a role with the outside operations team at TPC Sawgrass shortly after earning his PGA classification. He has spent most of his golf career as an assistant professional, head professional and a short time as general manager at a nearby privately owned club in Ponte Vedra Beach.
      Leading up to his experiences in the PGA, Ryan achieved some milestones as a golfer. He competed in intercollegiate golf on a golf scholarship for the Indiana University East Golf Team and went on to successfully pass his players ability test, his first attempt, as a pre-requisite for the PGA of America.
      During his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family. His wife, Annie, is an elementary school teacher in Jacksonville, FL. Ryan and Annie have three young children, Elly, Claire, and Sawyer. Much of his time away from his duties as a Golf Professional is spent enjoying his young family.
      Ryan is a very approachable and sincere individual and a welcomed addition to our team. He is anxious to get to know our members, our club and provide the highest level of service to our membership.

3985 Hunt Club Road. Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (904) 223-5555
Fax: (904) 223-9971
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