John McNeely is executive program director for Congaree Foundation, as well as President of Diamond Creek, a Top 100 Tom Fazio-designed course in the mountains of North Carolina which he co-founded in 2002. He is one of the most respected PGA professionals in the world.
John has been associated with and taught at some of golf's finest courses, including Winged Foot Golf Club, site of numerous Major Championships where he worked under 1948 Masters Champion Claude Harmon. Other clubs include Thunderbird Country Club in Rancho Mirage, CA, River Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX, Annandale Golf Club, site of the 1986 USGA Mid-Amateur Championship, Grandfather Golf and Country Club and The Floridian in Palm City, FL.
Across his career John has instructed winners at the collegiate level, the LPGA Tour, the European Tour, the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. He has also instructed the president of the United States and the king of Morocco.
John played golf collegiality at East Tennessee State University where his teams had consecutive top ten finishes at the NCAA national championship.