Ron Rawls, Head PGA Professional:
Ron has been teaching and learning golf for over 30 years. He enjoys teaching all ages and all ability levels and has taught numerous high school and college players who have gone on to successful amateur careers. Ron was named the Golf Professional of the Year three times, in 2004 for the PGA Pacific Northwest Section, and 2012 and 2020 for the PGA Rocky Mountain Section. He loves to play the game and has been blessed to have won multiple professional events, including two PGA Section Championships and two PGA Senior Section Championships. Ron has been teaching Crane Creek members since 2004 and enjoys helping players improve their golf games, while expanding their enjoyment of the game.
Luke Sestero, First Assistant PGA Professional:
Luke has been a golf professional at Crane Creek for nine seasons. He loves to teach and coach players of all ages and skill levels. Luke graduated from Boise State University where he was twice named Boise State Player of the Year. He was named the Rocky Mountain Section PGA Assistant Professional of the Year in 2018 and 2020 and won the Rocky Mountain Section Youth Player Development Award in 2019. Luke has also qualified for the National PGA Assistant Championship twice and spent many years playing professionally on various mini-tours, including PGA Tour Canada. His experiences have shown him what it takes to play the game at a high level, and he loves helping others learn and improve. Luke is a TPI Certified Instructor and enjoys incorporating golf fitness and mental aspects of the game into his instruction.
Aaron Koerner, Assistant Golf Professional:
Aaron started at Crane Creek in 2019 after beginning his golf professional career at Missoula Country Club in Montana. He has a passion for teaching the game to players of all ages and abilities. He is pursuing his PGA Membership with an emphasis in Teaching and Coaching. Aaron also enjoys club fitting. Aaron is a Certified Master Club Fitter with Callaway. He has also obtained fitting certifications from Trackman, Ping and Titleist. Aaron enjoys getting out on the course as much as he can, playing in Chapter and Section events across the Northwest since becoming an Assistant Professional in 2017.
Jesse Nessen, Assistant Golf Professional:
Jesse started at Crane Creek in June of 2021. He served 4 years in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantry Mortarman. Prior to Crane Creek, he was an assistant professional at Banbury Golf Course for two years. He loves to teach and help people enjoy the game as much as possible. Jesse loves the game of golf, taking advantage of any opportunity to play or practice as he works towards his PGA membership with an emphasis in Teaching and Coaching. He is certified as a US Kids Coach and Ping Club Fitter. Semper Fi!