Jon Burton joined the Hardscrabble team in 2012. He was the Senior Assistant Golf Professional from 2012 to the summer of 2017 before being promoted to Head Golf Professional. During this time, he worked hard to implement new formats, events, and programs. His golf staff is friendly, professional, well trained, and ready to assist the membership in all their activities. He is an excellent teacher and club fitter and has extensive experience with FlightScope and Trackman. He and his wife Nicole are the proud parents of Ian Brooks Burton, born August 26th, 2015.
- South Central Section, PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year – 2014
- Arkansas PGA Assistant Professional of the Year – 2014 and 2016
- President of the PGA Assistant’s Association – 2014
- Jordan Cup Team Member – 2015, 2014
- Philbrick Cup Team Member-2016
- Randy Beaver Cup Team Member – 2015, 2014, 2013
- Titleist & FootJoy Staff Member
Brandon Blough, Senior Assistant Golf Professional,
Brandon Blough joined the Hardscrabble team in March of 2018.
Brandon has experience at many private clubs throughout Michigan and Florida. He has worked at Bay View Golf Club in Petosky MI, The Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples FL, The Treetops Resort in Gaylord, MI, and The Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids MI. He has experience in running clinics, golf shop merchandising, scheduling and training of an effective outside staff. Brandon is a Callaway staff member and an excellent teacher and club fitter. Brandon is a graduate of Ferris State University with a degree in PGA Golf Management. He is working towards obtaining his Class A PGA membership and is set to complete his requirements by December of 2018. Brandon and his wife Denae were married in September of 2017.