Rick Pohle is a Life Member of the PGA of America with 40+ years of experience in the golf business who currently works at the Arnold Palmer designed Blue Bell Ccc in Blue Bell, PA as an emeritus professional and golf instructor. His son, Joey Pohle is the head golf professional at the facility.. The bulk of his career was spent at the prestigious Taconic Golf Club on the campus of Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts where he was named the club’s head golf professional on August 1, 1983 and officially began his duties in the spring of 1984 as only the third golf professional in the club’s history. Dick Baxter was the club’s first professional from 1924-1962 and was followed by Rudy Goff from 1963-1983.
He began his professional career in 1974 as the head professional at Freeport CC in Freeport, Maine before becoming an assistant professional at the Brunswick GC (Maine) in 1976. In 1977, he accepted the head professional position at the Gorham CC in Gorham, Maine – spending the next 7 seasons there before moving to Williamstown.
He became a “Class A” member of the PGA of America in 1978 and received his Quarter Century status in 2003. His list of accomplishments in the NENY PGA Sectioninclude: