larry1
  50+ Years Experience
  larry2
  PGA Member Since 1964

PGA Member Since 1964, PGA Half-Century Club, 2014

Current
President/Golfwise Enterprises Inc. dba Larry Wise Golf, contracted with Golf Professional Services, Inc. as PGA Instructor located in Palm Beach County, FL.

2009-2016 Owner/Operator President/Golfwise Enterprises Inc. dba Larry Wise Golf Performance Center on Lehigh University Campus, Bethlehem, PA.

2004-2008
President/General Manager/PGA Director of Golf
Center Valley Club Inc., Center Valley, Pa.

  • Member of CVC Inc. Board, Member of Senior Management Team (Stabler Companies Inc), responsible for all facets of golf course operations, budgets, maintenance, food/beverage, golf shop and all other business operations.

1996-2004
Vice President/General Manager/PGA Director of Golf
Center Valley Club Inc., Center Valley, Pa.

  • Member of CVC Inc. Board, Member of Senior Management Team (Stabler Companies Inc), Responsible for all facets of golf course operations, budgets, maintenance, food/beverage, golf shop.  Organized and conducted PGA Nike Tour event 1998 and 1999 (Nike Lehigh Valley Open) at Center Valley Club.

1992-1996
General Manager/PGA Director of Golf
Center Valley Club Inc., Center Valley, Pa.

  • Responsible for all facets of golf course operations, budgets, maintenance, food/beverage, golf shop and all other operations.

1991-1992
PGA Teaching Professional
Hershey Country Club, Hershey, Pa.

  • Established and presented clinic programs, private instruction, corporate group instruction, designed international golf school, completed independent feasibility study for proposed 18-hole golf course in Elizabethtown, Pa.

1985-1991
Financial Consultant
Shearson Lehman Brothers/American Express, Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Established private client accounts for estate and asset management, implemented comprehensive client investment educational seminar series.

Community Manager/Realtor
MidPenn Homes/Homestead Group, Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Created, established and presented sales/marketing programs for total community development of single family dwellings and town-homes.

1983-1985
PGA Head Professional
Monroe Valley Golf Club, Jonestown, Pa.

  • Organized, implemented and completed investment group purchase of Monroe Valley Golf Club.  Completed staff management, course and clubhouse re-organization, created image and public awareness changes.  Designed and built golf shop operations.

1981-1983
Chairman/CEO/COO
Dynaphase Inc., Kelton, Pa.

  • Created, organized and designed a special golf club manufacturing facility.  Was the first plant to produce and market Frequency Matched golf clubs in USA.

1975-1981
Manufacturers Representative
E. J. Manley Company, Pittston, Pa.

  • Represented 11 golf related manufacturers.  All 11 companies enjoyed a very successful Mid-Atlantic sales territory.

1973-1975
PGA Tour/Full Time Playing Professional
PGA/TPD, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

  • Enjoyed reasonable profit and success as full time PGA Tour player.  Finishes included 3rd place L&M Tournament, 11th place U. S. Open, 14th place PGA Championship, 11th place Canadian Open, 9th place Kemper Open

1969-1973
PGA Head Golf Professional
Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md.

  • Congressional enjoyed successful total golf operations.  1600 members, 36-hole private club.  They enjoyed very successful tournament programs, golf instruction and complete golf services for men, women and children.

1961-1969
PGA Assistant Golf Professional
Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md.

  • Experiences in playing, teaching, shop management, club activities, public relations, sales, junior golf, club repairs and tournament administration. Operated a very successful golf operation for head professional Wiffy Cox. Actively involved in all aspects of hosting 1964 U. S. Open won by Ken Venturi.

1960-1961
Assistant Golf Professional
Hershey Country Club, Hershey, PA.

  • Managed and operated 9-hole golf course at Hotel Hershey. They enjoyed successful and profitable season.

GENERAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS (PGA TOUR-TOURNAMENT PROFESSIONAL)

  • Low qualifier 1964 National PGA Championship, Columbus, Ohio
  • Winner Argyle Country Club Pro-Am 1965
  • Winner Sparrows Point Country Club Pro-Am 1965
  • Winner Norbeck Country Club Pro-Am 1965
  • Thirteenth place finish, Southern California Open 1967
  • Winner of Four (4) PGA Sectional Pro-Ams 1968
  • Runner- Up Maryland Open 1968
  • Runner-Up Middle Atlantic Open 1968
  • Runner-Up Middle Atlantic Assistants Championship 1968
  • Qualifier National PGA Championship, San Antonio, Texas 1968
  • Qualifier National PGA Club Professional Championship 1968
  • Winner three (3) PGA Sectional Pro-Ams 1969
  • Winner Maryland scratch Pro-Am 1969
  • Winner Middle Atlantic PGA Sectional Championship 1969
  • Qualifier National Club Professional Championship 1969
  • Winner two (2) PGA Sectional Pro-Ams 1970
  • Winner Maryland scratch Pro-Am 1970
  • Winner PGA Pro-Junior Championship 1970
  • Qualifier National PGA Championship, Tulsa, Oklahoma 1970
  • Winner one (1) PGA Sectional Pro-Am 1971
  • Winner Potomac Valley Pro-Member 1971
  • Qualifier USGA Open Championship, Merion, Pa. 1971
  • Qualifier National PGA Club Professional Championship 1971
  • Winner four (4) PGA Sectional Pro-Ams 1972
  • Qualifier USGA Open Championship, Oakmont, Pa. 1973
  • Qualifier National PGA Championship, Birmingham, Michigan 1973
  • 1973-1975 Finished in the money numerous times as PGA/TPD Tour Professional (per resume)
  • Qualifier USGA Senior Open Championship, Bethlehem, Pa. 1992          
  • Qualifier USGA Senior Open Championship, Pinehurst, N.C. 1995