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RaNic Golf Club - Athena Collins, Golf Professional

Athena Collins

Golf Professional


Athena has been a Golf Professional for 10 years, and is currently working on her goals to become a Class A Member of the LPGA. She started her golf career as the 2nd Assistant Golf Professional at Olde Point Country Club in Hampstead, North Carolina. She then went on to work as the 1st Assistant for Porters Neck Country Club in Wilmington, North Carolina, and The Bayou Club in Largo, Florida.

Athena has extensive experience in club management and teaching golf. She is very passionate about developing junior golfers and has managed Junior Golf Camps and other Junior Golf Programs, and served on the Resource Development Committee for The Boys & Girls Club of America. She is also very dedicated to women’s golf programs. She co-chaired several Women’s Golf Week events, and served on the Golf Education & Player Development Committee for the EWGA (Executive Women’s Golf Association), along with being a Team Captain for their annual match play tournament.

“I am originally from the Ithaca area, and I’m very excited about the opportunity to join the RaNic team to have a golf career in the town I love and be part of this exciting time in RaNic’s growth and history!” – Athena

“ I am pleased to announce the addition of Athena Collins to our Golf Professional Staff at RaNic. Athena will add tremendous professionalism and experience to our team, and provide another great resource for all RaNic golfers as our Assistant Golf Professional. In addition to directing RaNic’s Junior golf program, Athena will also be providing entry-level golf lessons and directing our Sally Gates Ladies league.” – Jamie Sindelar