Professional Golf Staff

The professional golf staff at Cabarrus Country Club are here to support members.

PGA Head Golf Professional
Ken Guilford
Ken Guilford, PGA Head Golf Professional - Ken was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from The University of Charleston in 1995 with a degree in Business Administration. Ken has 15 years of experience as a Head Golf Professional at private facilities and playing resume includes playing in the National Club Pro Championship, Nationwide Tour events as well as a member of the Tar Heel Cup Matches. Ken has won 18 tournaments as a professional over the years with his low competitive score being 62. Ken's passion is making every member and guest experience special when at Cabarrus Country Club. Ken’s teaching experience includes working with PGA Tour/European Tour/ Tour/South American Tour/Challenge Tour and Canadian Tour professionals. Over the years Ken has helped many Junior’s develop into College golfers. Ken is married to wife Tracy, they have two sons Justin and Wesley.
PGA Director of Instruction and Junior Golf Leader
Deac Dawson
Deac teaches camps, clinics, individual lessons, golf stretching programs and custom club fitting. Deac has three tournament wins under his belt and shares his golf knowledge as a Golf Fitness Advisor as well as leading the PGA Juniors at Cabarrus Country Club. After graduating from South Mecklenburg HS in Pineville, NC, Deac attended Gardner Webb College where he was on their golf team. He continued his education and obtained a BA in Business Administration from UNC Charlotte. Deac is a PGA Teaching Professional with 25 years' experience. His resume includes Head Men's Golf Coach at UNC Charlotte, Head Golf Professional at Carolina Golf Club, Associate Head Coach Boy's Golf at Porter Ridge HS and Head Basketball Coach for the AAU Warriors.
PGA Assistant Professional
Brandon Rector
Brandon is from Hickory, NC and graduated from Campbell University in 2016 where he received his BBA and Class A certification from the PGA of America. Brandon has worked at variety of different clubs from Rock Barn Golf & Spa, Bryan Park Golf & Conference Center, Grandfather Golf & Country Club, and recently left The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards to join the team at Cabarrus Country Club. Brandon has a passion for merchandising, teaching, and tournament operations. He also enjoys playing the game of golf and hopes to get to know many members on the golf course.
PGA Assistant Professional
Aleck Harmon
A Concord native and 2013 graduate of Western Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Aleck has had a lifelong passion for the game of golf. Starting at a young age, Aleck worked to refine his game with a goal of becoming a PGA Professional. Aleck began his career by playing in junior golf tournaments and then on the golf team at Central Cabarrus H.S. Aleck has worked at Rocky River Golf Club as well as Raintree Country Club in his young career. As a golf professional Aleck hopes to pass on his love for the game in hopes that others will grow in golf and come to enjoy the game as much as he does. Available for private lessons, you can reach Aleck by calling the golf shop, or by email at: