Michael McCloskey, PGA: Director of Golf, Championship & Mountain Courses

Michael McCloskey joined The Golf Courses at Incline Village as the Assistant Golf Professional/Tournament Coordinator in 2008 and is now the Director of Golf for both the Championship and Mountain Golf courses. Michael competed in golf tournaments at the highest level both on the state and national ranks up to college. Michael completed the prestigious New Mexico State University PGA Professional Golf Management Program. His experience includes working at Grey Rock Golf Club,  NMSU Nike Junior Golf Schools, and Towa Golf Resort. Michael has extensive knowledge in operations, customer service, teaching, club fitting, and management. To contact Michael directly please email at mcc@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-1295.

Jeff Clouthier, CGCS: Golf Course Superintendent, Championship Course

Jeff is a native of Littleton, CO and is married with two sons. Jeff has been in the golf business since 1988 and has been a superintendent since 1991. Before joining us, he was the golf course superintendent in Logan, Utah and Highlands Ranch, CO, where he also served as the construction superintendent on a new course (in Highlands Ranch). His various awards include the 2015 GCSAA Environmental Leader in Golf award, 2006 "GCSAA Environmental Leaders in Golf" award, and the "GCSAA Environmental Achievement Certification in Golf Course Development." To contact Jeff directly please email at jrc@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-1296

Kyle Thornburg, PGA: Head Golf Professional, Championship Course

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Kyle Thornburg joined the Incline Village Golf Team in 2013 as the Tournament Coordinator/Assistant Golf Professional. He spends his winter months as the Co-Head Golf Professional at The Arizona Country Club in Phoenix, AZ. Kyle played four years of high school varsity golf, then two years at the collegiate level while attending Monterey Peninsula College.  Kyle has worked for some of the top golf courses in the world, including Cypress Point Golf Club. Kyle graduated from The Golf Academy of America in 2011 and received his Class A, PGA Membership, in 2015.  To contact Kyle directly please email at kwt@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-2981.

Rob Bruce, PGA: 1st Assistant Golf Professional, Championship Course 

Rob is a PGA class A Member and leads the golf shop staff at the Championship Course. He grew up playing golf with his family on weekends and his passion motivated him to pursue a degree in Municipal Recreation at the University of Nevada, Reno and attend the San Diego Golf Academy.  In 1996 Rob took a position as the Assistant Golf Professional at the Championship Golf Course and worked here until 2004. He then spent several years working at Genoa Lakes, Coyote Moon and Schaffer’s Mill Golf Club before graduating from the GPTP (Golf Professional Training Program) of the PGA of America.  His experience includes Golf shop operations, tournament operations, junior golf camps, private and group golf instruction, and merchandising. To contact Rob directly please email at reb@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-2972.

Robyn Bradford, PGA: Head Golf Professional, Mountain Course

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Robyn Bradford is a PGA class A Member and Head Golf Professional at The Mountain Course at Incline Village. After double majoring in Business Management and Commercial Recreation and graduating Cum Laude, she landed her first job as an Assistant Golf Professional at Rio Verde Country Club. She was the 1st Assistant Golf Professional at The Rim Golf Club, FireRock Country Club, and Mesa Country Club and worked as a golf professional in Arizona for 10 years. Her experience includes tournament operations, improving programs, and heading up the Women's Golf Association. To contact Robyn directly please email at rrc@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-1339

Shaun Riley: Golf Course Superintendent, Mountain Course

Shaun was born and raised in upstate New York and is an avid outdoor enthusiast. He began his golf maintenance career at Pole Creek Golf Course in Fraser, CO, in 1990 Shaun was hired as the assistant superintendent at the Mountain Course and promoted to superintendent of the Mountain Course in 1996. He is a Class A Superintendent. Shaun is excellent at balancing golf course maintenance with environmental stewardship, and one of his proudest accomplishments is the designation of the Mountain Course as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" in 2004. To contact Shaun directly please email at sjr@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-1151

Scott Schuster: Golf Teaching Professional 

Scott Schuster has been a Golf Instructor and Club Fitter in Florida since 2006; working at many high profile golf courses such as Lake Nona Golf and Country Club as well as TPC Sawgrass.  Scott grew up in Fernley, Nevada and played golf in the Reno/Tahoe area every chance he could get. Joining the US Army in 1997, he served over six years as an AH-64D Apache crew chief with duty stations in Korea, Georgia and Iraq. He began his golf career as an Assistant Professional at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club where he became a Mitchell certified club fitter and repairer.  Scott then worked for the PGA TOUR Academy at TPC Sawgrass perfecting his skills under the mentorship of Neil Gunn and Todd Jones.  While working with the TOUR Academy, Scott opened a golf school in Broomfield Colorado. Scott focuses on establishing or targeting goals to help golfers achieve success on the course. To contact Scott directly please email at sgs@ivgid.org or call (775) 832-1275.