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Sunriver Resort PGA Professionals Biographies

Kevin Erdman, PGA
Director of Instruction - Sunriver Resort

Originally from Southern California, Kevin's activities growing up were soccer, baseball, surfing, fly-fishing, and camping. It wasn't until later in High School where he found golf. Kevin's game flourished quickly gaining him the honor of being inducted into his High School Hall of Fame. He won two tournaments while playing for Citrus College before transferring to California State University Northridge where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. From 2006 to 2008 he coached and caddied for his wife on the LPGA Futures Tour. In 2009 he was recognized and asked to be a contestant on the Golf Channel's hit T.V. show the "Big Break." Kevin did well and played his way into the finals of "Big Break Disney Golf." After working at Altadena Golf Course as the Head Professional, Director of Instruction, and lastly Assistant General Manager, Kevin has followed his love for Central Oregon to Sunriver Resort. Kevin has worked with students of all ages and skill levels striving to improve each golfer while making the environment stress-free and fun. He likes keeping things simple, focusing on fundamentals and working on the individual’s strengths, instead of trying to shape their swing into something that won't work for them.
Contact Kevin at 541-639-5825 or at

Courtney Erdman, PGA
Assistant Golf Professional - Crosswater

Born and raised in Southern California, Courtney picked up golf at the age of 13. She played all four years on the boys High School golf team. Courtney qualified and played in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in 2001 & 2002. California State University Northridge gave her a full ride scholarship where she played for one year before turning professional. From 2006 to 2008 Courtney competed on the LPGA Futures Tour with her top finish coming in 2007 placing T-3 at the United States Steel Golf Classic in Hammond, Indiana. In 2008 she was a contestant on the Golf Channel's hit T.V. show "Big Break Ka'anapali." In 2009 & 2010 Courtney played on the Women's Canadian Tour where her best finish was 2nd at Seymour Country Club in Vancouver. While on tour Courtney also pursued a career as a PGA golf instructor. Courtney is the 2009, 2010, and 2012 Southern California Women's Section Champion. She received the 2012 Women's Player of the Year award. Courtney has had a wonderful playing career but now enjoys giving back to the game by teaching others. Having played at all levels of golf it gives her a combination of playing knowledge and experience of the swing which separates her from the common golf instructor.
Contact Courtney at 541-639-5824 or at

Chris Points, PGA
Woodlands and Meadows Head Golf Professional

Chris Points grew up in Eastern Oregon and learned to play golf at a very young age from his family members. Chris enjoyed golf and played in numerous Junior Golf tournaments all over the states of Oregon and Idaho. Chris's favorite memory was winning his Grandfather's Memorial tournament at the age of 13 and every year after until he reached the age of 18. Chris attended Boise State University for two years studying Kinesiology and graduated from Washington State University. After graduation Chris and a friend decided to have a summer of fun working at a golf course before attending Grad School. Well, this summer will be Chris's 14th summer of fun. Since moving to Sunriver, Chris has joined the PGA and has been a Class A member since 2011. Chris enjoys teaching all aspects of the game to all ages and abilities. He prides himself on being able to adapt to and customize every lesson to any individual's needs. Chris is also a certified Nike Club fitter for all of your custom club needs.
Contact Chris at 541-593-3467 or at

Mark Meyer, PGA
Crosswater Head Golf Professional
Mark developed his passion for golf while growing up in a small town in Nebraska. His passion led him to attend the University of Nebraska where he worked his way through the Professional Golf Management program in pursuit of a career in golf. Mark’s final internship led him to Central Oregon. Mark has spent time teaching golf in Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, California, and Oregon. On the lesson tee, Mark enjoys teaching personalized golf – there is no ‘one’ swing, there is only ‘your’ swing. Creating a golf swing that is more repeatable and consistent so that you can spend more time playing golf and less time practicing.
Contact Mark at 541-593-3410 or at

Andrew Tyrholm, PGA
Crosswater Assistant Golf Professional
Andrew was born and raised in Southern Oregon and always had a passion for the game of golf since the age of 5. Playing golf his whole life, Andrew began teaching at the age of 32. At this time he enrolled into the Golf Academy of America where he gained a deeper knowledge of the swing and the game of golf. Andrew graduated Valedictorian and earned the President’s award and was among the class that set the G.P.A record at the Golf Academy. Upon graduation he accepted a position at Crosswater Golf Club where he entered into the PGA program and earned his Class A certification. Andrew’s focus on teaching is to learn what is keeping the golfer from reaching their next milestone. 64% of your golf shots come from 100 yards and in and 40% of that is from putting.
Contact Andrew at 541-593-1145 or

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