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Located in Fairfield County, CT, Redding Country Club offers a uniquely natural golfing experience. The Rees Jones designed golf course will challenge your skills while providing glimpses of beautiful vistas amidst the 18-hole golf course. Multiple tee boxes, each with its own special view, accommodate a range of skills from beginner to tournament level.  With one of the area’s most robust golf calendars for men's, women's and mixed events, you are sure to find a friendly game or a challenging tournament whenever you desire.
 

Sam Olson, PGA Head Golf Professional

Sam is beginning his 24th season as the Head Golf Professional at Redding CC. He has previously worked in Upstate New York at Yahnundasis Golf Club in Utica in 1991, Seawane Golf Club in Hewlett Harbor, New York in 1992, and Rolling Hills Country Club in Wilton, Connecticut from 1993-1995. He received his "Class A” status in July of 1995 and was hired at Redding CC January 1, 1996.

Sam graduated from Clemson University in 1990 with a degree in Administrative Management. He was a scholarship player on the golf team that won the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship 3 times during his playing years.

His top finishes in the Metropolitan area are a runner-up finish in the New York State Open at Bethpage Black and a runner-up finish in the Connecticut Open at Woodway CC in Darien. He is married to Eve and they have 2 grown children, Dylan and Spencer.