Golf Shop & Staff

PGA Professional / Director of Instruction ~ James Giampaolo
Golfing Accomplishments:
  • Elected class “A” PGA Membership — December 2012
  • Finished T-9 (-4) PGA Winter Series in Port Saint Lucie, Florida — 2015
  • Finished T-4 Spring Stroke Play — 2015
  • Quarter-finalist 24th CT Match Play Championship — 2014
  • Methodist University Men’s Golf Team member — 2008-2011
  • 3rd place finish in CT State Tournament — 2007
  • Co-Captain Torrington High School Golf — 2007 & 2008
What’s in his bag:
Driver — Cobra King LTD
3w — 16* Cobra King LTD
2i — Cobra Utility
3i-pw — Cobra King Forged
53*, 57* — Cobra King wedges
Glove — Puma Glove
Golf Ball — ProV1x
Thomas Paradis, Assistant Director of Golf:
Thomas is an aspiring PGA Professional who puts a strong emphasis on Club Fitting. His goal is to help golfers of all levels play with a product that best suits the individual and their playing ability. He went to school and graduated from the Golf Academy of America with Honors and certifications in Club Repair/ Club Fitting as well as Tournament Operations. Thomas started in professional Club Fitting at Dick’s Sporting Goods and PGA TOUR Superstore. While Club Fitting with PGA TOUR Superstore, he learned how to properly fit beginners, intermediate, and even elite college players aspiring to play on the PGA TOUR. For Club Fitting inquiries please contact me at thomas@hawkslandingcc.com or at (860) 477- 4434.
What’s in the Bag:
Driver: Callaway XR 16 10.5 Degree with Graphite Design Tour AD shaft
Fairway: TaylorMade M1 (2016) 3HL with Matrix Ozik Black Tie shaft
Rescue: TaylorMade M1 (2016) 3R with Fujikura Speeder 869 Evolution shaft
Irons: Callaway Apex CF16 4-PW with Dynamic Gold Pro shafts
Wedges: Titleist SM5 52, 56, and 60 Degree
Putter: SeeMore PTM1
Golf Ball: Titleist ProV1