Andres Vera was born In Caracas, Venezuela March 3, 1981. In 1994 he immigrated to the United States with his family to Miami, Florida. There, he was introduced to golf and fell in love with the game.
Andres worked as the assistant golf professional at Gainesville Country Club under the tutelage of Cary Splane. He also worked as the Assistant Golf Coach for Bucholz High School and trained junior golfers like Bobby Gates (PGA Tour Player) and Tyson Alexander (UF team member and Hooters Tour player). After that, he went on to become the assistant golf professional at River Hills Country Club in Tampa, Florida, and then became the head golf professional at the same club.
Andres has also played in many mini tour tournaments throughout his career as a golf professional in tours such as the Hooters Tour, Florida Professional Golfer’s Tour and the Moonlight Tour. Andres’s background and customer service experience makes him an integral asset to our sales team at Bishops Gate Golf Academy.
Andres graduated from the San Diego Golf Academy in 2000 with a degree in business with an emphasis in golf management. He then went on to graduate from the University of Florida with a degree in business administration.