Jim Fatsi, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Jim is a certified member of the PGA in Teaching and Coaching, and in 2019, was named by Golf Digest as one of the top 4 best instructors in Connecticut. He is proud to lead the Golf Program at Brooklawn and has held previous positions at the Country Club of Fairfield; 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. He keeps 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 truly enjoys interacting and spending time with the membership of Brooklawn.
Jim and the instructional staff use the V-1 Pro Digital Coaching System. V-1 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. And in the recently renovated Golf Shop, members can find current styles and leading edge technology to round out their golf experience.
Megin O'Donnell-Kelly, LPGA
Assistant Golf Professional
Megin is a Class A Member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Division and is also a Callaway Golf staff member. Megin is in her 19th season as a Teaching Professional at Brooklawn, and in 2019, Golf Digest rated her as the 2nd best instructor in Connecticut! 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 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.
Tony Frabizzio, PGA
PGA Class A Teaching Professional
Entering his 7th season at Brooklawn, Tony is an integral part of the golf operation. Tony has been a Class A PGA Professional since 2005. While spending his entire professional career at Metropolitan Section clubs, he embraces off-season travel both as a competitor and instructor. Tony is a PGA Tour instructor and currently coaches players at the highest Professional and Collegiate level. Utilizing his expertise with Trackman, Blast Motion, Titleist Performance Institute, Mitchell Golf and U.S. Kids Golf, Tony continues to provide a wealth of instructional and club-fitting knowledge to his students at Brooklawn.
PGA Class A Teaching Professional
Jake is a Class A PGA Professional
entering his 10th season at Brooklawn. Born and raised near
Allentown, Pennsylvania, Jake grew up playing and working at courses in the
Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia area. A Multi-sport athlete in high school and
college, Jake specializes in Golf Fitness and Biomechanics, and is a TPI
(Titleist Performance Institute) Certified Professional. In the winter of 2021
Jake completed the Level 2 “Power” Accreditation, which focuses on adding power
to your golf swing. Jake is also a US Kids Certified Instructor, and was named
a U.S. Top 50 Junior Golf Teacher: Honorable Mention in 2020 by US Kids Golf.