Professional Staff

Nick Zaloga
PGA Head Golf Professional
(540) 338-4653

Nick joined our staff in June of 2018 and brings 18 years of experience in golf operations to include 5 years at Landsdowne Resort, Leesburg VA and most recently as the Director of Golf with Wisp resorts in Mc Henry, MD.  Nick is a Class A PGA member.  Nick enjoys meeting new people, helping golfers improve their games and teaching the game of golf to juniors.  While away from the club, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife Lori and their two boys Cole and Bodhi.


Ben Mergler
Assistant Golf Professional
(540) 338-4653

A native of Waterford, Virginia. Ben Mergler joined our staff in October of 2017. Ben has a love and passion for the game of golf and is currently beginning his PGA apprenticeship. While away from the club Ben enjoys bowling and spending time with his friends and family.


Bob Benning
Bob Benning School of Golf
(703) 729-1142

The Bob Benning School is Golf is available to both members and non-members.  Bob’s love and knowledge of the game, years of experience and his desire to see others improve their skills and enjoy the game, will put beginners at ease and help experienced golfers reach their potential.

As a player, Bob competed with many of the world's top professionals on the PGA TOUR, the Latin America Tour, the South African Tour, in two U.S. Opens and PGA Championships; and in Scotland, Portugal and Bermuda with club teams. Bob worked with ABC-TV golf telecasts, assisting Chris Schenkel, Jim McKay, Byron Nelson and Dave Marr in their descriptions of major golf championships throughout the U.S.  He also worked as an on-course reporter for major championships in the U.S. and Great Britain.