Team Ambassadors

Maple Leaf

 Ron Philo

Ron Philo, Head Professional & Club Director


Ron Philo's 20 years of professional experience include eight Major PGA Championship appearances including one US Open and playing in over a dozen PGA Tour events.
Ron's titles and accolades consist of being a PGA Professional National Champion,4-Time PGA Section Champion in New England, New York and North Florida, 5-Time PGA Section Player of the Year. He is recognized as ‘Best Teacher in State' by Golf Digest and New England Golf Journal. Ron is also coach to his sister Laura Diaz, an LPGA Tour Player.
"I chose Stowe because I know I will contribute to a club that reflects the values of the game, community, environmental stewardship, challenge and natural beauty.
While the choice of Stowe comes with the choice of winter seasons too, which for golf professionals is a daunting obstacle, the indoor facilities of Stowe Mountain Club allows me to stay in touch with the gameand continue to share it with students- even during golf's off-season"- says Ron Philo Jr.


Sue Horton

Sue Horton, Assistant Golf Professional

A 1999 graduate of TCU where she competed on the women’s golf team for four years. Sue qualified to play in the 1998 US Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run. After graduating, Sue went on to compete on the LPGA’s Futures Tour until 2004.  She then continued to pursue her passion for golf as a caddy on the LPGA Tour. In 2009, Sue settled in Essex VT and began teaching at the Links at Lang Farm. Sue comes to Stowe Mountain Club with a wealth of experience which she is excited to share with members and guests.


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