Jacob Mast, PGA Associate- Head Golf Professional
Jacob is the Head Golf Professional and Primary Instructor 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.
Kevin Moore, GCSAA- Golf Course Superintendent
Kevin is the Head Superintendent at Poplar Grove Golf Club. With over 20 years of agronomic experience from some of the best golf courses in the country, Kevin has a wealth of knowledge that he can impart on Poplar Grove Golf Club. Most recently, he served as the Superintendent of the #4 ranked Cascades Golf Course at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. Additions to his professional resume include Baltimore Country Club in Baltimore, Maryland and Stoney Creek Golf Club in Nellysford, Virgnia.
Kevin is a class A member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and attended the University of Maryland’s Turfgrass Management program. He has overseen many comprehensive golf course renovations. These include a complete regrassing, irrigation overhauls and replacements, bunker renovations and extensive drainage projects. Kevin has made turf management his passion and continues to grow as an agronomy professional in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Kevin and his wife Tracy reside in Lovingtson, Virginia. When he isn’t spending time at Poplar Grove Kevin enjoys cooking, fishing and all things Penn State football.