Golf Professional Shop

PGA Head Golf Professional - Brian Pierotti
PGA Associate  Assistant- Christian Ristau
PGA Professional /Director of Instruction - Matthew McPhillips 


Pinehaven’s experienced PGA professional staff is ready, willing and eager to assist you at all times. The Pro Shop carries an extensive line of golf clubs and accessories as well as a large selection of apparel for men and women.

The Golf Professionals are certified in custom club fitting.  A custom club fitting appointment is a great opportunity to be measured for the equipment that is best suited for your golf swing and skill level.  Stop by, call us at 456-7111 x205 or send us an email at [email protected].


Golf Professional Staff:

Brian Pierotti, PGA Head Golf Professional

Brian is entering his 20th season as a PGA Professional at Pinehaven Country Club. He has served as our PGA Head Professional since 2015. Brian has been a Class A PGA Member since 2009. He has earned his certifications with Titleist, Ping and Callaway for golf club and golf ball fittings.  Brian and his wife, Brooke, have two daughters Olivia and Mia and a son Brady.

Christian Ristau- Associate Assistant Professional
Christian is 24 years old and has lived in the Colonie area his whole life. This is my second year as an  Assistant Golf Professional.  Previously, I worked at the Town of Colonie golf course under PGA Professional Noel Gebauer.  This year I plan on working towards completing my Level 1 education and improving not only as a golfer, but as instructor and coach as well.  I am looking forward to the start of the season and getting to know everyone involved with the club.

Matthew McPhillips, PGA Director of Instruction

This is Matt's eighth season at Pinehaven and his third year as PGA Director of Instruction. Matt was elected to PGA Membership in January of 2019 and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Northeastern New York PGA Section. In November 2020 Matt completed his specialization in Teaching and Coaching from the PGA of America and was appointed as a Golf Coach at Union College.  He is ADM. Coach Certified and has joined Titleist  Professional staff.  Matt and his wife Katie live in Rotterdam and have a son named Jack and a daughter named Molly.


Golf Balls

  • Titleist​
  • Callaway
  • Taylor Made


  • Ping
  • Titleist
  • Callaway

Men's Apparel

  • Footjoy
  • New Balance golf shoes
  • Imperial Headwear
  • Straight Down
  • Ouray
  • Sun Mountain
  • and more...

Woman's Apparel

  •  Footjoy        
  • San Soleil
  • Sun Mountain
  • Ouray
  • Imperial Headwear
  • and more...