Located at Stonewall Golf Club – Gainesville, VA

Meet the Team

Patrick McCarthy, PGA Associate

PMC Golf’s Director of Instruction, Patrick McCarthy picked up the game of golf at the age of 10 and has been dedicated to the game ever since.  While growing up, he spent countless hours in his backyard, working at perfecting his swing and sharpening his short game skills.  In 2011, he graduated from the Professional Golfers Career College of Hilton Head, SC and has been passionate about teaching the intricacies of the sport to all ages.  Since graduating, Patrick has been teaching at very popular facilities such as CityGolf Boston and Twin Brook Learning Center in Tinton Falls, NJ.  In 2017 and 2019 he was voted Best Golf Instructor of Prince William County by InsideNova Magazine. In a game that has frustrated many, Patrick brings forth tons positive energy during his lessons, and looks forward to helping others hone their own skills in the great game of golf.

Al Giebler, Staff Instructor

Born in Jackson, NJ, Al started playing competitive golf at age 8. Al played for Christian Brothers Academy High School, winning several individual and team championships. He was part of the 1999 National Championship team at Central Alabama Community College, and finished his college golf career at Florida State University. Al played five seasons on the South Florida mini tour circuit and then was an Assistant Golf Professional at Knob Hill Golf Club where he eventually won the New Jersey Assistants Champion in 2004. In 2014, he joined the coaching staff at Twin Brook Golf in Tinton Falls, NJ, and took pleasure in sharing his golf knowledge and experience with others and found a passion in teaching players of all skill levels.  Al has been a fantastic addition to the PMC Golf Academy, bringing with him a vast knowledge of golf, and a passion in teaching players of all skill levels and abilities.

Kathryn Simerly, PGA Staff Instructor

Growing up in Holmes, New York, Kathryn was introduced to the game of golf at age 8 by her father. She earned a scholarship to play Division 1 golf for the University of Memphis, and in her senior year their team won their conference championship and competed in Regionals in St. George, Utah. Kathryn later played professional golf on the Suncoast Ladies Tour and the Futures Tour for two seasons, and then began honing her teaching skills. She has taught the game from Massachusetts to Florida to Washington, including at the Nike Golf Learning Center. Kathryn began working with Patrick at Broad Run Learning Center in 2019 and is excited to be part of the PMC Golf Academy team at Stonewall Golf Club, bringing her knowledge and love of the game to group classes, private lessons, junior academy classes, and camps come 2021.