The Club at Gateway has hired a new Director of Golf, Christopher Shultis. A native New Yorker, Chris attended the State University of New York - Delhi, where his true golfing career began. Chris replaces John Lane who has been promoted to GM at Quail Village, which is also managed by Florida Lifestyle Management Group.
Chris has been the Head Golf Professional at the Verandah Club in Fort Myers since 2013 and a member of the Verandah Club golf staff since 2010. Chris also worked as the Assistant Golf Professional at both Bay Colony Golf Club and Twin Eagles Club in Naples.
He has been affiliated with the PGA since 2005 and was elected into membership of the PGA of America in 2012. Chris has finished Top 10 in Player of the Year for the Southwest Florida Chapter in 2012 - 2015, 2017, & 2018. In addition to playing in the Southwest Florida Chapter, he also has volunteered his time as the Tournament Chairmen and in past years, served as a committee member.
While still having roots in the Northeast, he has made Southwest Florida his home. Chris enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Kelly, and their Yellow Lab.
“I’m excited to work with the Members and team at The Club at Gateway. We have a busy season ahead of us!” states Chris Shultis, Director of Golf.
The Club at Gateway, known as “the friendliest Club in the area” is the recipient of the Best of Fort Myers Gold Award for “Best Private Golf Course & Country Club.” This distinguished award recognizes businesses with excellence in product, performance or services.
The Club at Gateway is now a privately owned Club. Under new ownership, Florida Lifestyle Management Group, owned by Don Garrett has committed over $5 million to renovate the Club with NO assessments to Members.
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