Name

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Title

PGA Golf Professional

Ryan has been a Class “A” PGA Member since 2004. Ryan was a three-time player of the year for the Arizona State PGM Program and has won 4 different Midwest PGA Section Golf events with the lowest winning score being a 7 under par 65. Additionally, Ryan has won awards in the Midwest Section and Nationally. In 2009 and 2011, Ryan won the Midwest PGA Assistant Professional of the year award and in 2015 he won the National Club Fitter of the Year award from Callaway and the Midwest PGA Club Fitter of the Year award. Ryan was also inducted into the Callaway Staff Professional Hall of Fame in 2017. In addition to his 7 seasons at Country Club of Leawood, Ryan has taught individual, group and junior lessons at TPC Jasna Polana (Princeton, NJ), TPC Valencia (Valencia, CA), TPC Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV) and Kansas City Country Club. While not at the club Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife Linsey and three amazing children Lily, Graeme and Palmer and cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers!

Name

Chris Ryan

Title

Golf Course Superintendent

Growing up in Inman, KS Chris worked at the Prairie Dunes Country Club. This is where he gained a passion for the industry. He is a graduate of the Rutgers Golf Course Turf Management Program and is currently a GCSSA Class A Golf Course Superintendent. He comes to us from the Wichita Country Club, where he served as the Golf Course Superintendent. Prior, he was Golf Course Superintendent at Reflection Ridge Golf Club in Wichita, KS and had previously been an Assistant superintendent in Kansas and Missouri. Chris is committed to developing his staff into a team that takes pride in their work, and as a result, making the golf course at Country Club of Leawood the best it can be for the enjoyment of its members and guests. He is known for presenting a clean & detailed golf course with firm and fast surfaces. While away from the golf course he enjoys spending quality time with his wife Brylie and his daughters Amzie and Atley.