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Headshot of Alice Plain with PGA logoAlice Plain, PGA

Director of Golf
Alice grew up in South Bend, IN, where she was introduced to golf through her father. Golf has always been a large part of her life. She played on a men’s team at Hanover College in southern Indiana before transferring to Oklahoma State University to play golf for the Cowgirls. Alice graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, and moved to the Vail Valley immediately after graduation. Over the past 15 years as the Director of Golf at the Vail Golf Club, she has helped expand junior golf programming and ladies’ programs.

Alice welcomes students who are dealing with neurological diseases; she can relate as she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2006. She has taught many individuals with both physical and neurological disabilities.

Alice enjoys the mountain lifestyle and has many interests including skiing, mountain and road biking, hiking, ski touring and traveling.
AWARDS
  • 2021 Golf Professional of the Year, Colorado PGA West Chapter

  • 2021 PGA Colorado Section Golf Professional of the Year

  • 2023 Warren Smith Award, Colorado PGA Section 



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Trey Johnson, PGA

Head Golf Professional
Trey was born and raised in Littleton, CO. He attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in hospitality management with a concentration in professional golf management. Trey is in his 10th season with the Vail Golf Club. He is heavily involved with all areas of the operation including league play, junior golf programming, merchandising, day-to-day operations and private and group adult instruction programs.

In his free time, Trey likes to spend his time outdoors, whether that be on his mountain bike, running or on a pair of skis especially if those activities include his dog. Trey has also played ice hockey since the age of five, and continues to be an avid hockey player!
AWARDS
  • 2018 Assistant Professional of the Year, Colorado PGA West Chapter

  • 2020 Youth Development Award, Colorado PGA West Chapter
  • 2022 Assistant Professional of the Year, Colorado PGA West Chapter
  • 2022 Youth Development Award, Colorado PGA West Chapter
  • 2023 Public Merchandiser of the Year, Colorado PGA West Chapter



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Andrew Villescas, PGA

Assistant Golf Professional
Andrew was born and raised in Denver, CO. Like Trey Johnson, he attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in hospitality management with a concentration in professional golf management. Andrew is in his second season with the Vail Golf Club; he is in charge of organizing and running many of the junior golf programs throughout the summer, in addition to assisting in operations around the course. 

Andrew loves to spend his free time hiking, golfing and working on his photography. He loves the outdoors and enjoys spending time with family and friends. 
AWARDS
  • 2023 Youth Player Development Award, Colorado PGA West Chapter




Jacob Tilmann

Golf Course Superintendent
Jacob is from the small town of Beal City (The Real City), MI. He graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in commercial recreation and facilities management. He also attended and received a Certificate of Turfgrass from University of California - Riverside.

Jacob has held the titles of intern, second assistant, first assistant, interim golf course superintendent and now golf course superintendent at the Vail Golf Club. He is responsible for all day-to-day operations of golf course maintenance. As superintendent, he is very proud of the team atmosphere and commitment that the golf maintenance staff have shown.

In his spare time, Jacob enjoys golfing, hiking and ice fishing. He also loves to design, craft and build keepsakes for family members.
AWARDS
  • 2023 Superintendent of the Year, Colorado PGA West Chapter