Pro Bios


Gregory R. Bisconti, PGA

Head Golf Professional

Greg grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York, in a golfing family, which is how his love of the game began. He currently resides in South Salem, New York with his wife, Ursula, and their two children, Kevin and Emily.

Greg has been a golf professional at Saint Andrew’s since 1999 when he began as a young assistant to Charlie Hicks, the club’s longtime Head Professional. In 2014, Greg ascended to the Head Professional position where his years of experience and leadership have kept Saint Andrew’s at the forefront of great golf clubs in the Metropolitan region.

Greg was a standout junior golfer in the Metropolitan area winning many junior tournaments including the coveted MGA Junior Championship, the oldest junior tournament in the country. He continued his playing success at St. John’s University where he lettered all four years and picked up three victories in his senior year. Greg’s professional playing career has followed the same path as he has won numerous Metropolitan championships and remained one of the section’s top players for the last two decades. While at Saint Andrew’s, Greg has played in three PGA Championships and in 2009 he made the cut at the PGA Championship, at Hazeltine National Golf Club, and was named the Low PGA Club Professional for the Championship.

Greg’s utilizes his wide array of experiences and dedication to the membership to provide a world class golf experience for our members, their families and their guests.

  • PGA Member since 2002
  • Turned Professional 1995
  • St. John’s University B.S.-Finance ‘94
  • Archbishop Stepinac High School ‘90
  • PGA Awards
  • 2013 Metropolitan PGA Patriot Award Recipient
  • 2012 Metropolitan PGA President’s Plaque Award Recipient (Player Development)
  • 2011 Metropolitan PGA Assistant Professional of the Year
  • 2009 Metropolitan PGA Player of the Year
  • Metropolitan PGA Assistant Player of the Year (’99,’01,’07,’08,’09,'12, ‘13)
  • PGA President’s Council for Growing the Game

Professional Playing Accomplishments

  • 2013 Westchester PGA Champion
  • 2012 Metropolitan PGA Team Champion (with Scott Ford)
  • 2011 Westchester Open Champion
  • Made the cut & was Low PGA Club Professional @ the 2009 PGA Championship
  • Qualified for the 91st PGA Championship @ Hazeltine National G.C.
  • Qualified for the 89th PGA Championship @ Southern Hills C.C.
  • Qualified for the 88th PGA Championship @ Medinah C.C.
  • 2009 Treiber Memorial Champion
  • 2008 Five Towns Charity Classic Champion
  • 2007 & 2011 Met PGA Professional Champion
  • 2007 Hampshire Invitational Champion
  • 2000 Met PGA Assistant’s Champion

Ambry Bishop, PGA

Assistant Golf Professional

Ambry has been playing the game of golf since before she could remember. She grew up in Franklin, Indiana where her father is the PGA Director of Golf at the Legends Golf Club. Each of her family members plays an instrumental role at The Legends. In addition to her father, her mother is the Food and Beverage Manager, her sister is the Director of Membership/Events and her brother-in law is an Assistant General Manager. Ambry grew up in the golf business and continues her passion today as a PGA Assistant Golf Professional and as the Head Women’s Golf Coach at St. John’s University. She currently resides in Rye, New York.

Ambry played collegiate golf and graduated from Indiana University where she was a four-year letter winner on the women’s golf team. After graduating from Indiana University, she decided to begin her golf career in New York. In 2004, Ambry became the Head Women’s Golf Coach at St. John’s University and also worked as a Tournament Administrator for the Metropolitan PGA Section Office. In her first season as Head Coach, her team won the Big East Championship and she was honored as the Big East Coach of the year. Today, she continues to lead successful teams but perhaps more important, she continues to coach great student-athletes. Ambry brings a wealth of experience, a strong playing and coaching background and is a proven leader amongst her PGA peers. These attributes help Ambry offer an unparalleled golf experience to our membership, their families and their guests.

Awards & Accomplishments

  • PGA Membership, 2010
  • PGA of America National Junior Golf Committee 2010 – 2012
  • PGA of America National Player Development Committee 2012 – 2014
  • Metropolitan PGA Junior Golf Committee 2012 - current
  • Metropolitan PGA Presidents Plaque (Player Development) 2012
  • T-8th, Women’s Met Open, 2009
  • Big East Coach of the Year, 2004
  • Champion, Indiana Women’s State Match Play, 2003
  • Champion, Indianapolis Women’s City Championship, 2002
  • Runner-Up, Indiana Women’s Open, 2002
  • Runner-Up, University of Michigan Wolverine Invitational, 2002
  • Runner-Up, Big Ten Women’s Team Championship, 2001 & 2004

Tyler Jaramillo, PGA

Assistant Golf Professional

Tyler was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM and like many children had a full schedule of activities. Golf was never part of the equation, until he played nine holes with a friend when he was 15 years old and got hooked. Tyler attended New Mexico State University for their Engineering program however he left as a Professional Golf Management graduate and member of the PGA. It was then, in 2008, that he moved to the Metropolitan New York area and never looked back.

Tyler currently resides in Murray Hill, Manhattan with his girlfriend Delphine and their bulldog Ruby. Living in Manhattan has always been a dream of Tyler’s and he is happy to call himself a New York City resident. He enjoys traveling and experiencing new and different things.

In 2013, Tyler volunteered for the Nepal Golf Association coaching underprivileged children. In 2010, he co-created a golf school for elementary children in Austin, TX. In 2011, he opened another location in Seattle, WA. All of these experiences helped him end up where he is today. Tyler is excited to be a part of the Saint Andrew’s professional staff and to be considered part of The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club family.

Tyler brings dedication, enthusiasm, professionalism and a desire to contribute as a team member to the staff, membership and our guests.

Accomplishments

  • Met PGA Assistant’s Assoc. Vice President 2014-Present
  • Finished 2nd Met PGA Championship 2015
  • Met PGA Assistant’s Tour Summer Major Champion @ Saint Andrew’s 2015
  • Squire Cup Team Member 2012-2015
  • Met PGA vs. N.J. PGA Assistant’s Cup 2013-2015
  • Met PGA Assistant’s Tour Champion @ Patriot Hills 2014
  • Met PGA Assistant’s Fall Meeting Champion 2013
  • US Open Sectional Qualifier 2014-2015
  • PGA National Assistant’s Championship Qualifier 2014
  • Met Open (T-29 in 2014, T-28 in 2015) 2011-2015
  • New York State Open 2009-2015 
 

Devin Solar, PGA Apprentice

Assistant Golf Professional

Devin has lived in West Nyack, New York for his whole life and has always desired a career in professional instruction and competition. He grew up playing a multitude of sports and took up the game of golf at age 11. He has always had a passion for acquiring knowledge on human anatomy and fitness. He wrestled competitively throughout high school and has been in love with weighted resistance training since a young age. Devin has been studying techniques of weight lifting and has recently begun to study the practice of yoga in a systematic way. Devin believes that a stellar and sustainable golf game must be supported by healthy body and a healthy mind.

He played collegiate golf at St. John Fisher College for two years and had the opportunity to play in an NCAA DIII Championship. He transferred colleges after his second year to focus solely on academic pursuits in the belief that he would return to competitive golf following graduation.

Devin has just completed his B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. He has additionally spent time studying neuroscience and human anatomy. He believes that his ability to analyze brain imaging will translate to an ability to interpret data sets of golf shot statistics to improve his students’ performance in the future.
 
Devin is just beginning the PGA of America’s Professional Golf Management Apprenticeship program and will be pursuing his PGA Class A membership. He has previously worked for the Metropolitan PGA Junior Tour and the Metropolitan Golf Association in championship operations positions. His interest in a professional golf position was greatly influenced by his desire to teach children to play and enjoy the game to the highest degree.

Accomplishments

• Academic Dean’s List: Fall 2014, Spring/Fall 2015, Spring/Fall 2016, Spring 2017
• 2014-2015 Empire 8 All-Conference First Team
• 2014-2015 DIII PING Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team
• NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
• 2015 McDaniel Spring Invitational- T-2nd
• 2014 Hobart Spring Invitational- Champion
• 2014 Oswego State Spring Invite- Runner-Up
• 2013 Section 1 New York State Golf Championship team
• 2012 New York Boys State Participant
• 2009-2013 Search Institute ASSETS Leadership Team Member