Blake Cathey, Director of Golf

Blake is a PGA Certified Instructor and came to The Members Club in 2012 after serving as the Lead Instructor at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.  He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina’s College of Public Health with a degree in Exercise Science.

In 1996 he began his PGA career at LinRick Golf Course in Columbia, SC as an assistant professional.  In 2002 he moved to Kiawah Island Golf Resort to assume a similar position at Cougar Point Golf Club and at Oak Point Golf Club.  In 2007 he was promoted to Lead Instructor for Kiawah Island Golf Resort, and was also asked to lead the Kiawah Island Golf Academy.  This Academy has been recognized as one of the country’s best.

 To reach Blake please call (803) 931-2576 or email


Kyle Gregory, Head Certified PGA Professional

Kyle comes to The Members Club from The Kiawah Island Golf Resort where he has served as a First Assistant for over nine years including four at The Ocean Course, host of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championship. Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Kyle is a graduate of The University of South Carolina with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management. He also received a specialization in Club Management from The Club Managers Association of America while attending South Carolina.  Kyle obtained his PGA membership in 2008 and earned certifications in General Management and Golf Operations in 2011. He is currently pursuing Master Professional status in General Management and has also served as the President of the Carolinas PGA Assistants Association. During his career Kyle has spent time at Columbia Country Club, Santee National Golf Club as well as Orangeburg Country Club. Kyle is also the proud father of two daughters Camille and Ellis.

Kyle can be reached by calling (803) 699-2411 or (803) 788-8000



Tyler Forbes, 1st Assistant Golf Professional

Tyler Forbes is a PGA/PGM Apprentice here at The Members Club. He began working for The Members Club in 2010. He spent two years at Spartanburg Methodist College where he played golf for the Pioneers, soon after he decided to move to Columbia, SC. He then started as a Cart Attendant and has worked his way up over the last 6 years. Tyler has caddied for a few tour events, along with competing avidly in the Carolinas PGA Section. He finished 2ndin the 2016 CPGA Assistants Association, amongst Assistant Golf Professionals in North & South Carolina. Tyler brings great energy, customer service and effective golf instruction to The Members Club. He enjoys working in the golf business, and cannot wait until he obtains Class A Membership.

For pricing information please click here or contact Tyler by calling (803) 984-0940