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Golf Professionals

Ben Hoffhine – Director of Golf

Ben Hoffhine began his professional career at Westchester Country Club in 1998, and now returns in 2017 as Director of Golf. Prior to joining the staff at Westchester, Ben was the Head Professional at Wykagyl Country Club in New Rochelle, NY for 13 years.

Some of Ben’s career highlights have occurred at Westchester, playing in the 2003 PGA Tour’s Buick Classic on the West Course and winning the 2007 Hoffhine Memorial with a team from Wykagyl. Ben has a strong playing, teaching, player development, and golf operations background.

In 2017,Hoffhine was awarded the Metropolitan PGA’s Player Development Award and has previously been recognized as an award winning club fitter.

Ben resides with his wife, Zed,and their three children (James 6, Zara, 4 and Charlie,1) in Connecticut.

Harvey Lannak - Head Golf Professional 

Harvey is a Class A member of the PGA of America and has been since 1973. He has been a head golf professional since 1977. Harvey developed several All-American collegiate players and played golf collegiately at the University of Miami. He served on the MET PGA Board of Directors for eight years, chairing both the Communications and Membership Committees. In 1992, Harvey was selected as Suffolk County Golf Coaches Associations Man of the Year.

In 2004 and 2005, he was selected as one of Americas top fifty junior golf instructors. In 2010, Harvey was selected as the MET PGA Teacher of the Year. Additionally, he was selected as the US Kids Master Junior Instructor for 2011.

Harvey resides in Rye, NY and has two daughters, Christine and Sandy and 6 grandchildren.

Gary Weir - Director of Instruction

Gary is a AA Class member of the PGA. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland and has been at Westchester since 2001. He was a former Head Professional at Elderslie Golf Club and a former Director of Golf at Braid Hills in Edinburgh. A former winner of the National Assistants Championship, Gary has played on the European, Asian and African Tours. His students have included previous winners on the PGA European Tour, Asian Tour, Safari Tour and the LPGA.

His students have gone on to win such events as The British Amateur, The Women's Met Open and The Women's New York State Amateur. He has also taught juniors who have won on both the AJGA and IJT Tours.

Gary and his wife, Laura live in Irvington, NY.