Meet the Pros



Eric Shillinger - General Manager / PGA Director of Golf
eshillinger@moselemgolf.com | 610-944-7616 ext. #21

Eric Shillinger has been the Head Golf Professional at Moselem Springs Golf Club since 2005. Prior to joining Moselem Springs, Eric served as assistant golf professional at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, New Jersey; and The Johns Island Club in Vero Beach, Florida. Eric's teaching is based on his study of the fundamental principles of golf, as stated by award-winning instructor to the pros, Jim McLean. Eric studied under Jim and other Top 100 instructors at the Jim McLean Golf Academy at the Miami, Florida Doral Golf Resort and Spa. Eric is a member of the PGA of America and a graduate of Methodist University where he obtained his Business Degree with a concentration in Professional Golf Management. Eric was certified in August of 2016 by the PGA of America in General Management.  Eric has served on the board for the Philadelphia PGA as the District 5 Director and Co-Chair of the Membership Committee. Eric has been recognized as a Top 50 U.S. Kids Instructor Honorable Mention for 2010 and 2011. Eric lives in Macungie, PA with his wife Stacy and dog Fred.



 

Brett Nelson - Head PGA Professional
bnelson@moselemgolf.com | 610-944-7616 ext. #12

Brett is entering his seventh season at Moselem Springs Golf Club. He grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and played a variety of sports growing up before concentrating on golf during college. Brett started in the golf business as an apprentice at Radnor Valley Country Club outside of Philadelphia. His other stops include being an assistant at Blue Ridge Country Club in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Berkshire Country Club in Reading, Pennsylvania. He has also worked at the Ocean Reef Club during one winter in Key Largo, Florida. He graduated from Cairn University in 2005 with a degree in Education. Brett is a member of the PGA of America and teaches players of all abilities.  He has studied under Lynn Blake, James Ridyard, and John Graham in recent years.  Brett resides in Temple, Pennsylvania.



Ben Bastian - PGA Assistant Professional
proshop@moselemgolf.com | 610-944-7616 ext. #12

Ben is in his first season at Moselem Springs Golf Club. He was raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, where he discovered his love for golf as a junior at Exeter High School. Prior to joining Moselem Springs, Ben served as assistant golf professional at East Hampton Golf Club in East Hampton, New York, and PGA West in La Quinta, California. He spent his past winter studying under David Leadbetter and other Top 100 instructors at the Leadbetter Golf Academy in ChampionsGate, Florida. Ben is a member of the PGA of America and a graduate of Pennsylvania State University where he obtained his Bachelor Degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management with a concentration in Professional Golf Management. His internships during college included The Peninsula Golf and Country Club in Millsboro, Delaware; Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, New Jersey; Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland; and Huntingdon Valley Country Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.











 

Derek Dumboski - Assistant Professional / Outside Operations

Derek is in his first season at Moselem Springs Golf Club where his focus will be in the outside operations department. He was raised in Gordon, Pennsylvania. He grew up playing basketball and baseball but it wasn't until after high school where he discovered his passion for golf. He decided to attend the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the fall of 2015 and has since obtained his Associates degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management. While in school, he worked at nearby Grande Dunes Resort Course. His future goals include obtaining his Bachelor's degree along with becoming a member of the PGA.