Bob Komarinetz, PGA Golf Professional/IRGF Instructor
Professional Emeritus – Sandridge Golf Club
Bob was introduced to the golf profession when he began caddying for his father at the Enjoie Golf Club in his hometown of Endicott, New York. He played on his high school golf team including the State Championship as a senior. Bob served as Assistant Golf Professional (5 years) at Binghamton Country Club. During the winters, Bob was at the PGA National Golf Club. While there, Bob competed on the Caribbean Professional Tour…..then part of the PGA Tour.
In 1975, Bob was appointed Director of Golf and General Manager at Eastpointe Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens and awarded the “Golf Professional of the Year” for the South Florida PGA in 1982. He helped develop the Palm Beach County Golf Association and the Palm Beach County Junior Golf Association.
From 1983 – 1986, Bob served as Director of Golf/General Manager at the Golf & Racquet Club at Eastpointe. In 1986, Bob was given the opportunity to take his career in a different direction…the building of Sandridge Golf Club. He helped establish one of the finest 36 hole public golf facilities in the country.
For the last 23 years, Bob developed several golf tournaments, the Treasure Coast Golf Association and the Treasure Coast Junior Golf Tour. One of the most important objectives of the program is the development of people skills along with golf development. In 1991 & 1992, Bob was awarded the Junior Golf Leader for the Southeast Chapter of the South Florida PGA.
Bob remains an active IRGF consultant and is active in all aspects of the game including After School Golf Programs and co-author of “The Great Experience of Golf for Boys & Girls” outlining fundamentals of the golf swing.