Learn the Game

Our team of PGA Professionals are available and eager to assist you in improving your golf game with a customized and comprehensive offering of lessons and clinics.

Meet the Professionals

Brian Sikkema, Director of Golf
Class A PGA Professional, 2001

Brian brings with him 25 years of PGA Membership, 22 as a Class A Member. His years of Club experience include PGA Professional roles at Baltusrol Golf Club, Laurel Oak Country Club, and Lakewood National, home of the Korn Ferry Tour LECOM Suncoast Classic.

Brian was born and raised in Wayne, New Jersey. He had the opportunity to play professional baseball for 4 years out of high school. Since 1985, Brian has lived nearby in Bradenton, Florida. Brian is a proud father to his three children and enjoys cooking, playing golf, and listening to good music with family and friends.

Brian has spent his career serving high end private courses and is looking forward to implementing the special touches he has learned to the membership experience here TPC Prestancia.


Chris Ayles, PGA Life Member
Director of Instruction


Chris Ayles has been Director of Instruction since 2006. Chris began his PGA career in 1975 and has worked at many clubs both in Florida and the Midwest including Longboat Key Club (FL), Harbour Isles (FL) and Winding Harlow (OH). Chris was also a course owner and is well versed in club operations. In 2010, Chris was named “Teacher of the Year” by the Southwest Chapter of the North Florida, PGA. Chris has been married 38 years to his lovely wife, Vicki, and they reside in Sarasota.