Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

George Priolo,  PGA Member
Head Golf Professional

DOB: June 11, 1964

Background:
George has been a PGA member since 1988. He began his golf career in 1985 as an assistant golf professional at Ross Rogers Golf Course in Amarillo, Texas. In January 1992 George became the head golf professional at Comanche Trail Golf Courses, consisting of the Arrowhead courses and Tomahawk courses here in Amarillo.

Honors:
He sat on the Northern Texas PGA Section Junior Golf Comittee. He has also held every office of the West Texas Chapter including president, 98-99. He was also elected to the Northern Texas PGA Board of Directors in 1998. He was honored with the Northern Texas Section PGA Merchandiser of the year for Public Course in 1993 and 2003. George was also named West Texas Chapter PGA Professional of the year in 1998 and West Texas Chapter Junior Golf Leader in 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997. He was also named West Texas Chapter Merchandiser Public in 1993, 2000 and 2002. In 2000, George was awarded the West Texas Chapter PGA Horton Smith Award (annually give to the professional that works in educating his fellow golf professionals).

Family:
Evaney, wife
Lainie, daughter
Lisa, daughter
Luke, son
Olivia, stepdaughter


 

David Kinney,  PGA Member
Assistant Golf Professional                                                   

DOB: October 7, 1983

Background:
David was born in Albuquerque, NM, then in 1996 moved to Amarillo. He started playing golf at the age of 15. David started his golf career at Comanche Trail after he graduated high school from Caprock in 2002. In 2009 started the PGA/PGM program and in  March of 2014 graduated from the PGA/PGM and earned his Class A PGA membership.

Family:
Clara, wife


 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Boeka,  PGA Member
Assistant Golf Professional

DOB: June 30, 1952

Background:
Jerry has been on the local golf scene for 47 years.  He played golf at Amarillo High School, West Texas State University, and even professionally before returning to play in Texas panhandle tournaments where he was one of the best players in the region for several years.  In 1997, he retired from competition and began teaching at Comanche Trail.  He enjoys teaching all levels of players, and in March of 2014 earned his Class A PGA memebership.

Family:
Debbie, wife
Abbe, daughter
Ryan, son
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Tim Kinkade
Golf Course Superintendent

DOB: June 4, 1962

Background:
Tim has been a golf course superintendent since 1981 and in his current position at Comanche Trail Golf Course since 1999. He has been an active member of the West Texas Golf Course Superintendents Association since 1993 and an active member of the G.C.S.A.A. since 1997. Tim got his start in the golf business at a very early age. His father, Dude Kinkade who retired from the City of Amarillo in 1999, was in the golf business for 54 years, so you can see Tim was around golf all his life.


Benny Kreig
Assisant Golf Course Superintendent

 

DOB: July 1, 1961

Background:
Benny was born and raised in Hereford Texas. He began his career in golf course maintenance in 1981 at the John Pitman Municipal Golf Course. In 1992, he started work with Comanche Trail as an irrigation tech. In 1997, he was promoted to his current position assistant superintendent. He has been married to Peggy since 1984 and the couple has 3 children, Lindsey, Leann, and Kyle.