Meet the Pros


Jim Fatsi
PGA Head Golf Professional 
jim@brooklawncc.com

Jim is a certified member of the PGA in Teaching and Coaching and in 2009 was named by Golf Digest as one of the “Best Teachers in the State of Connecticut.” He has held previous positions at the Country Club of Fairfield in Connecticut, Boca Grove in Boca Raton, Florida, Sailfish Point in Stuart, Florida, and The Golf Club of Purchase in New York. A Fairfield native, Jim got his start in golf while caddying at Brooklawn. After his return to the Club, he kept an active teaching and playing schedule while assisting in the management of the golf operation. Whether on the practice tee, on the course, or in the Golf Shop, Jim really enjoys interacting and spending time with the membership of Brooklawn. Jim resides in Greenwich with his wife Ann and their two children, Thaddeus and Ellie.

Jim and the instructional staff use the V-1 Pro Digital Coaching System. V1 Pro is the leading choice of instructors and training facilities worldwide for capturing, comparing, and improving the performance of their students. Brooklawn Country Club is proud to offer a very active instructional and tournament schedule for golfers, from beginner to advanced. There are many playing opportunities for men, women, and juniors… so if you are looking for a game, Jim or any of his Assistant Golf Professionals will be happy to arrange one for you. 



Megin O'Donnell-Kelly
LPGA Class A Teaching Professional
megin@brooklawncc.com

Megin enters her Fourteenth season as a Teaching Professional at Brooklawn Country Club located in Fairfield, Connecticut. In the July 2007 edition of Golf Digest Magazine, Meg was rated the 15th best instructor in Connecticut for 2007-2008. Meg is a Class A Member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Division and is also a Callaway Golf Staff Member. Her specialty is in golf instruction for junior and beginner golfers. She is also an instructor with The Jane Blalock Company/LPGA Golf Clinics for Women. A 1995 graduate of Stetson University (DeLand, Florida) with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, Megin was a four-year member of the “Lady Hatters” Division I women’s golf team. A native of Connecticut, she now resides in the greater New Haven area with her husband and children - Clare, Maeve and Liam.


Tony Frabizzio
PGA Class A Teaching Professional
tony@brooklawncc.com

An accomplished teacher, club fitter and player, Tony will join Jim, Meg and Jake on the lesson tee and will be an integral part of the golf operation. Tony comes to Brooklawn from the Old Oaks Country Club in New York. Prior to Old Oaks, Tony was a professional staff member at these fine clubs: Silvermine, GlenArbor and The Golf Club of Purchase. Tony’s playing career includes time on the Sunshine Tour in South Africa and the Asian Tour where he was based in Thailand.


Jake Rotherham
PGA Assistant Professional
jake@brooklawncc.com

Jake is entering his fifth season as an Assistant Professional at Brooklawn, and is currently a Level 3 PGA Apprentice pursuing his Class A certification. Jake was born and raised near Allentown, Pennsylvania and grew up playing and working at courses in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia area. After attending Susquehanna University, Jake worked for 3 years as an I.T Recruiter in Paoli, Pennsylvania. In 2010, Jake moved to Connecticut and in 2012 he entered the PGA Professional Golf Management Program which he expects to complete in 2015. Jake's wife Kristen is a high-school english teacher at Bethel High School in Bethel,CT. They have a son named Oliver.