Meet the Golf Team
Nic Ingram, PGA
Director of Golf
Serving since 2013
Nic joined The National Golf Club in 2013 serving as the Head Golf Professional and has progressed to his current role as Director of Golf overseeing both golf operations at The National and The Deuce since 2016. He is originally from northern Michigan, where he completed the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State University and has been a Class A PGA Professional since 2008. Throughout Nic’s career he has spent time in northern New Jersey at Hamilton Farm Golf Club as well as Naples, Florida at Naples Grande Golf Club and The Club at Mediterra. As a member of the Midwest Section PGA, Nic has been fortunate to be awarded with the Merchandiser of the Year – Private in 2017 as well as the Patriot Award in 2021. Nic resides in Riverside, Missouri with his wife, LaNette, and their two sons, Anderson and Cohen.
Charles Gibson, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Serving since 2022
Charles Gibson has recently joined our team as Head Golf Professional of The National Golf Club. He is a Kansas City native but recently moved back from Tulsa, OK. Charles graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Professional Golf Management program in 2010. He has been a Member of the PGA of America for the last 11 years as well as a Head Golf Professional for the last 8 years at Battle Creek G.C.. Charles has been a Titleist Staff Member since 2013, and has been teaching players of all skill levels for the last 15 years. Charles’s passion is providing exceptional customer service while delivering memorable experiences.
Alex Diaz, PGA
1st Assistant Golf Professional
Serving since 2018
Alex joined The National Golf Club in 2020 serving as an Assistant Golf Professional and has progressed to his current role as First Assistant. He is a KCMO native where he started his golf career at The Deuce in 2014 throughout high school. Alex attended Florida Gulf Coast University in 2016, where he later completed the Professional Golf Management Program in 2020 and has been a Class A PGA Professional since then. Throughout Alex’s career he has spent time in Southwest Florida at Wilderness Country Club in Naples, Florida and The Colony Golf and Country Club in Bonita Springs, Florida. When he’s not at the course, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, doing outdoor activities and trying new foods/restaurants.
Director Golf Course Maintenance
Serving since 2019
Gary has been the Director of Golf Course Maintenance for The National and The Deuce Golf Clubs for the past 2 years. Prior to working at The National, Gary spent 10 years at Nicklaus Golf Club in Overland Park where we hosted 8 web.com PGA tour events. Gary and his wife Jill have three children; Jack (23), Mitch (21), and Gretta (18). They also have a dog named Archie (1) who chases geese and runs the course with him each day. He thoroughly enjoys working at the clubs and it is his goal to make this facility the envy of other clubs and the club that other people want to join in the Kansas City area.