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Ben Hoffhine

Ben Hoffhine - Director of Golf

Ben Hoffhine began his professional career at Westchester Country Club in 1998, and returned 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 background in playing, teaching, player development, and golf operations.

In 2016, Hoffhine was awarded the Metropolitan PGA’s Player Development Award, in 2017 was awarded the Youth Player Development Award and has previously been recognized as an award winning club fitter.

Ben resides in Connecticut with his wife, Zed, and their three children (James, Zara, and Charlie).
Gary Weir

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. 
Paul Selvaggio

Paul Selvaggio - PGA

Paul comes from Wykagyl Country Club, where he excelled in his two biggest passions, teaching and competing. Paul attended Iona College on a four year golf scholarship and graduated in 2006 with a business degree. A few of his many accomplishments include:
  • 2001 LIGA Match Play, Champion
  • Two Division 1 Collegiate Victories - The McLaughlin and McDonald Cup
  • Four Victories on the Met PGA Assistants Tour
  • Four-time qualifier, PGA National Assistants Professional Championship (2013-15, 2017)
  • 2016 Pro Assistant Champion (partner Ben Hoffhine)
  • 2014 & 2017 Farley Cup Team Member
  • 2013 & 2017 U.S Open Sectional Qualifier
  • 2017 Treiber Memorial Runner Up
  • 2018 Mastercard WPGA Match Play Runner Up
  • 2018 MET PGA Assistant Team Championship Champion

Paul is a PGA member, LPGA Teaching Her certified coach, U.S Kids certified coach, and very experienced with club fitting and the latest technology. 
Ian Orr

Ian Orr - Head Golf Professional

Ian started his career at Westchester Country Club in 2008 and worked the last two seasons at Country Club of Darien. During his seven years at WCC, Ian emerged as a leader of his peers through his passion of the game. His accomplishments include:
  • 2016 Met PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the year
  • 2016 Squire Cup Team
  • 2013 Remax World Long Drive Regional Finalist
  • Two-time US Kids Top 50 Teacher, honorable mention
  • Multiple Top finishes in Met Section Events
  • Met PGA Assistants Board Tournament Committee Member
  • Met PGA HOPE Volunteer

Ian is PGA member and PGA certified in Teaching and Coaching.

He is currently working towards his Master Professional status. He is also TPI certified, US Kids certified, and Trackman certified.


Brian Fallon- Head Golf Professional

Brian began his professional career here at Westchester CC in 2012 as the Driving Range Manager. Brian is now one of the Head Golf Professionals. Brian has a strong background in teaching junior golfers, club fitting and golf operations. 
Some of Brian’s career highlights are being awarded to the US KIDS GOLF Master Kids Coach Award in 2020. This award is only given to coaches who receive the US KIDS GOLF Top 50 Teachers in America Award three times. Another highlight to Brian’s career was being recognized by the Professional Golfers’ Association of America as a Certified Professional in Golf Operations in 2017. Brian is recognized by Callaway, Titleist, Taylor Made and Ping as a Certified Master Club Fitter.

Brian resides in Connecticut with his wife Taylor and step daughter Maggie (7).