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Casey  Paulson

Casey Paulson is the Vice President and Co-Founder of Beacon Land Development. He is also the President of the new golf club that Beacon Land Development is constructing, Bluejack National. Paulson has been a PGA Member since 2001, and over that time he has worked at the Vaquero Club, Kuki'o Golf & Beach Club in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Rancho San Marcos Golf Course in Santa Barbara, California, and The Lodge at Ventana Canyon in Tucson, Arizona. Outside of work, Casey has a family of five. He and his wife Holly have 19-year-old Mack, 15-year-old Tate and 12-year-old Sayde. Paulson is also the well-deserved recipient of the NTPGA's 2014 Golf Professional of the Year.

What do you love about the golf business? - The opportunity to go to work every day where people WANT to spend their free time.
- The opportunity to interact with people and enjoy their company.
- The opportunity to exceed expectations for members and guests every day.

Who got you started in the game? My father, Gary Paulson.  

Did you play college golf? The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. and Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC.

What is your most memorable moment in golf? There are so many great choices here.... Teeing off first at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland was pretty cool.

Where is your favorite golf destination that you have played? Northern Ireland; Royal County Down & Royal Portrush.

Who makes your dream foursome? (six-some) Gary Paulson, Mack Paulson, Fred Couples, Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan.

Have you played golf with anyone famous? This game has created incredible opportunities for me to meet and play golf with well-known people through all walks of life... professional athletes, actors, actresses, supermodels, CEO's, governors and presidents...

What is a course that you wish you could play but have yet to have an opportunity to do so? Augusta National, Cypress Point and Pine Valley.

What is something interesting about yourself that other members may not know about you? I have lived in a lot of places...Colorado, Arizona, North Carolina, Washington D.C., California, Hawaii and now Texas.

What are some of your hobbies? Professional sports, especially the Denver Broncos, entertaining family & friends, travel, good music, good food, good drink...trying to get running back on this list!

What is your favorite type of music? Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder.

What is the best golf book that you would recommend? Tough to beat "Golf in the Kingdom". "Zen Golf" is also a great read.

What is your go-to karaoke song? Under My Thumb - Rolling Stones