Golf

 

 

Golf at The River Club - The Wait is Over! 

 

Private Lessons Available Now

Sundays Junior Golf Clinics

with Tanner Stuart

 

 

Introducing The River Club Golf Pros

 

Matthew Atkins, Head Golf Pro

We're thrilled to welcome Matthew Atkins as our Head Golf Professional.

With over 10 years of experience beginning at Westchester Country Club, Matthew Atkins has a diverse background in the golf industry focused on instruction, fitness, and golf technology. 

Not only is Matthew a renowned professional, but his background in golf technology makes him one of the few people in the country with the experience to install multiple types of simulators. 

He spent the last 5 years as CTO and performance coach at Golf & Body NYC and is excited to join the River Club staff.  Matthew can be reached atmatkins@riverclubnyc.com

 

Brittany Testa, PGA Golf Pro

Brittany Testa is a currently a certified PGA Golf Professional at The Maidstone Club.
She began playing golf at a young age and competed all four years on her high school varsity golf team in Washington D.C. before going into the Professional Golf Management Program at Clemson University.

Brittany's passion for playing and teaching the game to others is what led her to The River Club. She could not be more excited to work with the membership help improve their golf games. Brittany is a US Kids Golf Certified Coach and loves working with juniors along with any other demographic! She specializes in diagnosing swings and finding the best way to help each player improve.

Outside of golf, Brittany enjoys staying fit and active to maintain a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, but most importantly she loves cheering on her Clemson Tigers!

Brittany will be leading our junior golf clinics and can be reached at golf@riverclubnyc.com

Eden Foster, Golf Consultant

Ranked Golf Magazine's Top 100 Instructors, Eden will oversee the development and implementation of our new golf program. 


Originally from Socorro, New Mexico, Eden was a member of the golf team at Eastern New Mexico University where he majored in Finance and minored in Psychology. At the age of 29 he was selected to be the Head Golf Professional at the Maidstone Club where he has held this position for 24 years.

He has coached aspiring collegiate juniors, and tour players while working every day with the members of his clubs.  Eden has had the honor to present at numerous Teaching and Coaching events and has written various instructional articles.

Eden will be available for private lessons and clinics on Wednesdays during the winter months.  If you would like to book time with Eden, please email golf@riverclubnyc.com

 

Tanner Stuart, PGA

Tanner is the First Assistant Golf Professional at Plandome Country Club in Plandome, NY. Originally from Oakham, Massachusetts, Tanner went through the Professional Golf Management Program at Penn State University.
 
While in college, Tanner worked and studied at the Penn State Golf Teaching and Research Center. He utilized TrackMan, 2D video, and 3D motion capture data to analyze golf swings and movements of all Player Development students. This has helped set the groundwork for his teaching accompanied by his education as a TPI, US Kids Golf, and TrackMan Certified Professional.
 
Since then, Tanner has spent two seasons at Westhampton Country Club on the east end of Long Island before moving into the First Assistant position at Plandome in 2017. 
 
Tanner will be available on Sundays at the club and can be reached directly at tstuart@pga.com.

 

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With the addition of 2 state-of-the-art golf simulators, as well as indoor chipping and putting facilities, The River Club offers its members the opportunity to improve their golf game year-round.

The new Trackman radar technology offers a unique blend of game improvement and golf course simulation.

Whether playing an enjoyable round at Pebble Beach or utilizing this tool for quality feedback, each golfer can use these tools to maximize their potential on the golf course.