Meet the Pros at Eastmoreland Golf Course
The professional teaching staff at Eastmoreland is committed to providing the best in golf instruction for golfers of all skill levels in the Portland Metro area. Our instructors combine years of teaching experience with the latest in golf technology to create a learning environment that is tailored to your various golfing needs.
Whether it’s private lessons for one-on-one learning, fun and social clinics for groups, or growing the game with junior clinics – Eastmoreland has something for every golfer. For more information about golf instruction at Eastmoreland, please contact one of our professionals listed below.
Ray Comella, PGA
Ray Comella is the Head Golf Professional here at Eastmoreland Golf Course. Ray has been a Class A Member of the PGA since 1995 with 35 years of teaching experience. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Ray was introduced to the game by his father at age ten, and grew up playing as a junior at Eastmoreland Golf Course.
Ray has enjoyed a solid playing career, competing in numerous PNWPGA Tournaments and Pro-Ams. He was a two time Oregon PGA Player of the Year. Ray has worked with students of all skill levels and enjoys teaching golf to any and all players. For seven years now Ray has taught PGA junior league students giving them a good start in the game of golf. Ray believes good fundamentals lead to a better game of golf.
Michael Charles is a teaching professional at Eastmoreland Golf course and has been in the role since 2007. Beginning in 1996 and prior to coming to Eastmoreland, Michael was a professional who competed on various mini tours, and instructed at golf courses in Portland, and Palm Springs, including La Quinta C.C and Mission Hills C.C.
Michael grew up in Portland, and at age 9 began learning to play at Redtail Golf Course, and played on the golf teams at Jesuit High School and University of Portland. He has represented Oregon at the junior, and adult levels. He also competed on the Korn Ferry Tour, one step away from the PGA Tour.
As an instructor, Michael enjoys the opportunity of helping golfers of all abilities reach their individual goals. His experience ranges from teaching beginning golf schools and clinics, to working with collegiate players and aspiring tour players. His philosophy is to emphasize basic fundamentals, scoring techniques, while working with each individual’s specific needs and characteristics.