Golf Staff


Charlie Priester, PGA - General Manager

Charlie is a native Floridian with over 30 years experience as a PGA Class A Professional. His extensive experience in country club management, teaching, and competitive golf makes him an invaluable asset to St. Andrews South Golf Club.

Charlie is responsible for managing all aspects of St. Andrews South Golf Club. Charlie is a visible, hands-on manager, eager to do what it takes for St. Andrews South Golf Club to continue to be the most affordable and enjoyable golf club in Charlotte County. 


Brian Dooley, PGA - Head Golf Professional

Brian joined St. Andrews South as Assistant Golf Professional in August of 2013.  In February 2018 Brian became our Head Golf Professional after completing the PGM program.  Brian is a Class A PGA Professional with over 10 years of experience in the golf industry.  He prides himself on superior customer service, events, player development, and teaching the game of golf.  One of his passions, and something that he takes great pride in, is teaching children how to play the game of golf.  He enjoys working with others and making people laugh is something he thoroughly enjoys.
Phone:  941-639-5261 ext. 2


Crystal Menzel

Crystal grew up in Waco, Texas and moved to Florida in 2005.  She has been playing golf her whole life and has been around the golf business since she was a little girl.  Her father is still a Golf Course Superintendent.  Crystal started working at SAS in 2017 and is a valuable asset to our club.  More important, Crystal brings SAS a high level of customer service learned while working at multiple golf facilities.  She is happy to help out with any questions about golf related issues.
Crystal and her husband Matt have two children, Zach and Bradley.  When she is away from St. Andrews South, Crystal enjoys spending time with her family, hanging out with her friends, and going camping.
Phone:  941-639-5261 ext. 1

Gene Burns

Gene is our Sunday warrior. Gene is another great addition to the golf shop at St. Andrews South Golf Club.  Since retiring Gene spends his free time out on the harbor with the sails up and the breeze in his face.  He is more than happy to assist you with any questions you have about merchandise, tournaments, or any golf related issues. 

Outside Service Assistants

All of our outside service assistants will help you with anything you need.  They each have a warm and friendly smile every time you see them.  They are the club's ambassadors for making your experience here at St. Andrews South superior in every way.