Jacob Mast, Head Golf Professional
Jacob is the Head Golf Professional at Poplar Grove Golf Club. Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, Jacob began playing golf at an early age from watching his father Dick Mast compete on the PGA Tour. After a competitive junior, and high school career in Florida, Jacob attended Liberty University where he played on their highly ranked Division 1 team. Graduating with a degree in Government and a minor in Business Jacob decided to follow his father’s example and pursue a career in golf. Before joining our team, Jacob was the Teaching Professional and then Head Golf Professional at Poplar Forest Golf Course, located just outside of Lynchburg, VA.
A passionate student of the game since an early age, Jacob has a great appreciation for the history of golf. Besides coaching a PGA Junior League team, Jacob has given hundreds of lessons, clinics, and camps to golfers of all ages and skill levels. As a player, Jacob loves the opportunity to compete whenever possible and enjoys the process of working on his own game.
A resident of Lynchburg, Jacob enjoys spending time with family, doing outdoor activities, working out, and playing competitive Ultimate Frisbee.
Jeremy Curry, GCSAA- Golf Course Superintendent