Robert Knuckles II, PGA

Head Golf Professional

Robert was born and raised in Anderson, Indiana and moved to Fishers in 1993. He turned professional in 1991 and became a member of the PGA of America in 1997. He started his career as an assistant at The Links Golf Club and his career achievements include assistant positions at Kokomo CC, Old Oakland CC and Eagle Creek GC. In 1999 he became the Head Professional at Thatcher Golf Course and in 2000 he founded and was the first Program Director of the Indianapolis Junior Golf Foundation. Later that same year he was named the Head Coach of Butler University Women's Golf Team. After 3 successful seasons, he became the Head Professional at Deer Creek GC and in 2004 he accepted the Head Professional position at Dick's Sporting Goods in Noblesville. Before he came here to GCI, he spent 2 seasons at The Sagamore Club, a Jack Nicklaus Signature design facility in Noblesville.

His professional playing career includes 2 win's and 3 runner-up finishes. He has multiple top 5 and top 10 finishes, and in 2015 was ranked in the top 10 in the points race among Indiana PGA Members. He has consistently been ranked in the top 20 for the past 15 years.

He currently resides in Fishers with his lovely wife of 19 years, Kathryn and his 2 girls; Rachel (15) and Megan (14). His son Ryan (24).

Jeff Rubenstein

Director of Golf

The staff at Golf Club of Indiana has one goal in mind when you visit and play our course: to treat you as if you were the only golfer playing. We believe that you work very hard in order to play golf and enjoy yourself. We have your interests in mind and want to serve you in every way possible.

 

 

Carolee Vannatta

Food and Beverage Director

Carolee has brought her hobby and passion of cooking and catering to the Golf Club of Indiana. Born and raised on the north side of Indianapolis, Carolee earned a bachelor of science degree at Ball State University. After school she returned to Zionsville and has lived in the area for 20 years. Carolee has three children. If you are looking to include any type of meal period or beverage package with your event, Carolee will help you to make it special.

Scott Rosselle

1st Assistant Golf Professional

Originally from Miami, FL, Scott began his career in golf in 2011 at Walt Disney World Golf and Nike Golf. He then moved to a highly rated private facility in Florida, Bella Collina. Scott not only has a background at well known facilities, but he has also volunteered his time at The Mike Bender Academy, been involved in multiple charity golf events and has experience in managing and volunteering at youth golf events. Scott happily joined the GCI team in 2016. He is continuing his journey through the PGA Program and looks forward to the opportunity of becoming a PGA Member in the future.

Sean Jones

Assistant Golf Professional

Sean was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is currently in the PGM program to become a head golf professional one day. He started his career as an assistant at the Brookshire Golf Club in 2014. Sean played collegiate golf at Marian University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Performance.

Heather Lester, LPGA

Merchandising/Golf Pro-Formance Academy Director

Heather joins the GCI team after spending the last 12 years as the merchandising manager and Assistant Golf Professional at The Sagamore Club in Noblesville, IN.  Originally from Deleware, OH, she graduated from Trine University with a bachelor's degree in Golf Management and an associates degree in Agronomy.  She has been a Class A Member of the LPGA since 2010.  Heather lives in Noblesville, IN with her husband and 3 children.