Golf Professional Team
Director Of Golf, Ben Tilley originates from Burton-on-Trent, England, and moved to the United States in August 2002 to take a golf and soccer scholarship at Martin Methodist College in Tennessee. After graduating, he continued to coach soccer and play more golf.
In 2008, Ben began working at GlenRiddle Golf Club in Ocean City, Maryland, where he became 1st Assistant Golf Professional and joined the PGA of America. In 2014, he moved to South Florida to take the Assistant Golf Professional position at Island Country Club on Marco Island. He soon became the Head Golf Professional, and after 7 years at ICC, he left to start his new position as Director of Golf here at Collier’s Reserve Country Club.
Ben is staff member for Callaway Golf and recently joined the team at Lyle & Scott as a global brand ambassador. Ben has now lived in Naples since 2014 with his family, Wife Olya and his 2 children Ivan and Stella.
Head Golf Professional, Mike Phelan, has been a member of the Collier's Reserve Team since 2007. Prior to joining Collier's Reserve, Mike was the 1st Assistant Professional at Naples National Golf Club for 5 years, 1st Assistant Professional at Eagle Creek Country Club for 4 years, and an Assistant Professional at Wyndemere Country Club for 6 years. Mike began his career as a Golf Professional in 1988 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, while also spending two winters in Rancho Mirage, California at the Club at Morningside, moving to Naples in the fall of 1992. Mike is a native of Massachusetts and lives in Naples with his wife Sue and their son Connor.
Patsy Doss is a lifelong resident of Naples. She has been a merchandiser/buyer in Southwest Florida for over 30 years and has been Collier's Reserve's Merchandise Manager since 2012. Patsy is one of the inaugural members of the AGM (Association of Golf Merchandisers) and was also selected as the Private Country Club Merchandiser of the Year by the PGA in 2011. Her merchandise displays have been highlighted in trade publications and calendars. Patsy has been a guest speaker several times at FGCU as part of their Professional Golf Management program and was a featured guest speaker at the 2017 PGA Show in Orlando.