New Golf Pro Joins Shell Point

Shell Point Golf Club a Coveted Destination
FORT MYERS, FL – In southwest Florida, golf is a year-round obsession. At the Shell Point Golf Club, the love of a clean swing and a fast green is as strong as ever this winter.

A new addition this year is Jim Carpenter (at right, with Shell Point’s director of golf Mike Mongoven), Shell Point’s new PGA-certified class A1 head professional. A graduate of Indiana State University, where he earned a full baseball scholarship, Jim has been serving golf courses in southwest Florida for several years. “He’s a great teacher,” said Mongoven, “and a heck of a golfer.”

In November, the Shell Point Golf Club celebrated its first year of being open to the public. “It’s been great to know our members and residents who visit us regularly,” said Mongoven, “as well as our seasonal visitors from up north and our year-round golfers in Lee County. We’ve had tournaments, exciting weekly league action, parties and events, and even a few holes-in-one!”

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