Mulligan’s Staff

Nancy White
LPGA Professional & Owner

Nancy White has owned Mulligan’s Golf Center since March 2003.

Nancy is a Class A Member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Division and also a Member of the LPGA Tournament Division. She played on the LPGA Tour for 11 years from 1985-1995.

After retiring from competitive play in the 1996, Nancy accepted the position of Head Golf Professional and General Manger of Ivy Hill Golf Club in Forest, Virginia. She remained in that position for 4 years.

Nancy is a Certified Club Fitter having attended many professional seminars and workshops including the Ping & Callaway Club Fitting Workshops. Nancy is a Ping Golf Staff Member.

Nancy White is originally from Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was inducted into the P.E.I. Sports Hall of Fame on May 5, 1980 as the youngest athlete ever inducted at 20 years old. In the 1979 Canada Winter Games, Nancy won one gold and four silver medals for speedskating. In 1980, she missed the Canadian Olympic Team for speedskating by a heartbreaking 11/100 of a second!

Nancy’s interests away from the business of golf include RV camping, movies & reading.

Wendy Kern

Co-Owner&Director Of Instruction

Wendy Kern is a graduate of James Madison University and has been in the Harrisonburg area for about 35 years. She is originally from Easton, Maryland. While at JMU, Wendy played for the Womens’ Golf Team and served as Captain of the team in 1989.  Wendy has played golf for over 40 years but her dream job is to teach others how to enjoy the game of golf for a lifetime.

Wendy is a member of the LPGA, Class A Teaching & Club Professional and Certified Operation 36 Coach.  She began her career at Mulligan’s in 2006. Wendy is a Certified Club Fitter having attended many professional seminars and workshops including the Ping & Callaway Club Fitting Workshop.

Wendy is a Callaway Golf Staff Member.

Since 2006 Wendy has been  the director of the Harrisonburg chapter of the USGA-LPGA Girls Golf Program in our area.

In addition, Wendy hosts a number of different clinics and camps for all ages & skill levels

Wendy says “My passion is teaching golf to all levels of ability. It is so rewarding to watch the game that I love grow through the advancement of young people, those just taking the game up as an interesting hobby, as well as those who have been in love with golf for years.”

In addition to golf, Wendy’s interests are running, family/dogs and camping

Alex Carter

Alex began his third career at Mulligans in June 2009. His first career was in the newspaper business, first as a sports writer and later as a copy editor. From 1990 to 2009, Alex taught in the Staunton and Augusta County school systems. He retired from teaching to pursue his passion – golf. Thanks to Nancy, Alex is learning daily about golf equipment and is eager to help fellow golfers in any way. Alex has been playing golf for 51 years (the golf gods have yet to give him a hole-in-one) and spends his spare time on any course or with his two sons.

Joseph Plauger

Joseph has been at Mulligan’s since March of 2019.  He is pursuing a Computer Information Systems major at James Madison University. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and has played on the Central High School golf team and the Club Golf Team at James Madison University, which included two State Championship appearances and one National Championship appearance respectively. His best 18-hole score is a 2-under-par 69 at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club with a best 9-hole score of 32 (4-under-par) on the back nine of Heritage Oaks Golf Course.

He does a lot of the club repair for the shop and absolutely loves doing it and doing it right…quite the perfectionist.

Joseph was born in Oakland, MD but lives currently in Harrisonburg, VA. His personal hobbies include Golf and Motorsports, both of which he is extremely passionate about.


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