Drew Keaffaber is a Class A PGA Member, originally from Indiana; the son of a retired life member PGA Professional, he has spent his entire life involved in the game. During his childhood, he assisted his father in building Bent Oak Golf Club, his father's design in Elkhart, Indiana. Drew earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Ball State University. After graduation he moved to Orlando and gained employment at Walt Disney World Resort in Golf Operations. Starting as a golf operations host at Disney's Palm/Magnolia golf courses and soon after being a part of the Opening Team of Disney's Bonnet Creek Golf Club; he continued his tenure at Disney while working his way up to First Assistant Golf Professional at Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Club. During his eight years with Disney, he was fortunate to become extensively involved with junior golf, managing, marketing and teaching. After leaving Disney, Drew went to work as First Assistant Golf Professional at MetroWest Golf Club in Orlando, Florida. In 2003, after spending twelve years in Orlando, he moved to Bar Harbor, Maine to take a position at Kebo Valley Golf Club. The summer of 2004, through the encouragement of a former Disney colleague, Drew took a position of Teaching Professional at the Stratton Golf School, Stratton Mountain, Vermont. It is because of this employment that he rediscovered his love of teaching and wanted to pursue a full time year round position teaching. At this time after having extensive experience in all facets of the golf business he accepted a position with the San Diego Golf Academy as an Associate Director of the campus. Two years later he transferred to the Myrtle Beach campus of the SDGA and began working on his Master's Degree. As of March 2008 he has graduated from Virginia College with his MBA and a 4.0 GPA. Currently, he is the Director of Golf at Sunset Ridge Golf Links in Westbrook, Maine.