Zac Stennett originated from Colchester, CT. He played baseball for ECSU and the University of Bridgeport, graduating with a BS in Marketing. After working in the corporate world for several years, he discovered his true passion was golf. In 2012 Zac joined the Tallwood Pro Shop Staff to learn more about the golf profession. In 2013 John Nowobilski named him the First Assistant Golf Professional at Tallwood. Eager to build his skill set, Zac enrolled in the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program. In May of 2017, he earned his PGA Class A Card.
Zac was named the Head Golf Professional at Tallwood Country Club in 2018 following Nowobilski’s retirement. He brings a great deal of excitement, enthusiasm and passion to his teaching and playing of the game. He specializes in teaching effective speed and power in the swing. He is also Eyeline Golf Certified as a putting instructor. His drive comes from being a performance coach for young men and women helping them achieve their personal golf goals. In addition to teaching, a huge passion of Zac’s is competing in tournaments. Zac was a three time CT PGA Assistant Player of the year runner up. He made the Julius Boros team in his first year of eligibility in 2017. That tournament pairs up the top CT PGA professional vs the top CT Amateurs. He has won 13 Professional events.
Zac still resides in Colchester, CT with his son Luke (12). You will frequently find father and son at Tallwood playing, practicing and having fun. In addition to golf, Zac is a massive sports fan. His favorite sports teams are: the Philadelphia Eagles (Super bowl Champs!!), the Boston Red Sox, and the UConn Huskies. He also loves watching professional golf. His favorite golfers include Tiger Woods and Rickie Fowler, his favorite golf tournament is The Masters.