Golf Staff
Sun Lakes Golf Shop Staff
Al Vallecorsa
PGA Director of Golf

Al’s love for the game began at a young age.  He would hit balls at the age of 11 and later pursued a career in golf.  He graduated from the University of Arizona and entered the PGA program working at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ.  Throughout his 25 years he has spent time at Troon Country Club, Desert Forest Golf Club, Hassayampa Golf Club and Flagstaff Ranch.  Al makes certain that each member and guest’s golfing experience exceeds expectations.  He devotes a great deal of time to enhancing the golf program at Sun Lakes Country Club by staying involved in the golf community and educating golfers of all levels.  Some of Al’s recent accomplishments include: 4 time host for the Arizona Open, 2 time host for the Arizona Amateur, has held 2 course records and in 2007 hosted a segment called “Monday Mulligan with Pro V” on KNAZ TV News, an NBC affiliate.  He and his wife, Jennifer, of 22 years have 2 children, Tyler (18) and Molly (16).

Monty Elkins
Assistant Golf Professional
Monty has been at Sun Lakes Country Club for 25 years.  His positions have included Assistant and Head Golf Professional for six years.  Prior to his tenure at Sun Lakes, he attended the San Diego Golf Academy receiving instruction in all aspects of the golf industry. Monty’s spare time is spent with his wife Kim, and three sons: Brenden (21), Christian (19), and Adam (15). Whether it is a golf lesson or professional advice he considers it a pleasure to assist you. 
Chris Roberts
Assistant Golf Professional
Chris started golfing at the age of 13 years old.  After operating successful businesses in the music, landscape, and dry cleaning industries, he joined the Sun Lakes golf staff in 2005.  Chris has been an Assistant Golf Professional for the past 12 years, as well as interim Head Golf Professional in 2012.  Chris enjoys assisting in running the many golf tournaments here at Sun Lakes, as well as teaching.

Shop Staff

Shop Assistants/Starters:
Terry Walsh
Jordan Henkle
Andrew Dean
Brett Austin
Hayden Lopez