THE 'A TEAM' AT WAUBEEKA GOLF LINKS
Golf Professional Erik Tiele is knowledgeable, caring, friendly and wants to learn about your golf game. At Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown MA, Erik was hired by PGA standout Rick Pohle as an assistant, where he dedicated a lot of time to teaching. He also worked at Grand Harbor Golf Club in Vero Beach. Erik, then came aboard at Waubeeka where he has been the head golf professional for a combined 13 years over two different stints. While he has had some various success playing in some local chapter and NENY PGA section events, his career was highlighted in 2020 by winning the NENY sectional qualifier for the Senior National Championship which was held in Austin, TX. Erik currently resides in Hinsdale, MA
Superintendent Brian Bartlett has been head Superintendent since 2015 where he brought his energy and work ethic from Dorsett Country Club in Dorset, VT where he served as assistant from 2005 to 2009. He later took the position of superintendent at Crown Point country club before accepting the head superintendent position at Waubeeka. In his term at Waubeeka, Bartlett has installed 5 new tees, enlarged 2 greens, expanded the pond on the signature 12th hole, lengthened the course, added two new bunkers on 15, did bunker renovations on 7 and 12, installed 3,000 feet of drainage throughout the course, moved cart paths on 11 and 15 to the edges of the holes, cut the annual chemical budget by 40 percent and turned Waubeeka into one of the best conditioned courses in the state of MA.
General Manager Victoria Richardello has been extensively engaged in promotion and tournament play at the course. Together with Mike, her vision is for Waubeeka to continue to be a top-ranked golf course. They are hoping to add an inn and other amenities that would further enhance the beauty and quality of the golf course.
Waubeeka Golf Links Owner Michael Deep, an insurance agent and owner of area real estate, fulfilled his long-time dream to enter the golf business when he purchased the 200 acres from Mr. and Mrs. Goff in 2014. Deep learned from his parents the proper way to meet, greet and treat people, and credits his family in his attempt to make Waubeeka Golf Links a recreational destination