Meet the Pros, Staff | Rock Creek Country Club-Portland, OR


Chuck DaSilva

Director of Golf and Head PGA Professional

Chuck has led the Golf Program at Rock Creek Country Club since 2001. He is beloved by our members and his golf leadership has been a driving force in the success of our club. Chuck's golf mantra is, "Keep challenging yourself to so your game is always advancing...Don't let yourself get stagnant". Our Director of Golf is highly regarded for being a top instructor and continues to be highly competitive in both the local chapter and the Northwest Tournaments.

  • PGA Professional since 1994
  • Over 17 OPGA Pro-Am and 21 Individual Pro-Am victories
  • OPGA Pro-Assistant Champion, 2010
  • Qualifier for National Oldsmobile Scramble, 2001,2003
  • Oregon PGA Stroke Play Champion (70-66), 1999
  • T2 in Al Giusti Memorial Golf Tournament, 1998
  • Qualified for National PGA Club Pro Championship, 1994
  • 1st Place Southern California PGA 4-ball Championship, 1992
  • Golden State Tour, 1990-1993
  • Golf Scholarship to University of Portland
  • Head Professional, Rock Creek CC 2001-Present
  • Taught at Columbia Edgewater Country Club 1993-1995
  • Head Professional at Tri-Mountain Golf Club 1995-2001
  • Head Professional, Tri-Mountain GC 1995-2001
  • Oregon Stroke Play Champion, 1999
  • Assistant Professional, Columbia Edgewater CC 1993-1995
  • Southern California 4-Ball Champion, 1992
  • Golden State Tour, 1989-1993

Chris Myrvold

PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Chris has been instructing since 1996 and joined Rock Creek Country Club in 2003 as our Assistant Pro. Prior to his time in Oregon, Chris worked for notable companies and courses in Washington state and Texas. Chris is incredibly passionate about golf and is know for his sense of humor and quick wit. He is responsible for our weekend men's clubs, which have incredibly high participation and a spirited sense of competition and comradery.

  • Assistant Pro at Rock Creek Country Club, 2003-Present
  • OPGA Pro-Assistant Champion, 2010
  • OPGA Chapter Assistant of the Year, 2008
  • Min-Tours Golden State/Pepsi/Cascade, 2000-2003
  • Lowest Pro Score: 67 Eugene CC -OPGA '06 Winter Tour
  • Lowest Score at Rock Creek: 63
  • Lowest Handicap +2.6
  • Full Time Instructor, Austin, Texas, 1999-2000
  • Golfsmith Austin, Texas, 1997-99
  • Assistant Pro at Tri-Mountain Golf Course, 1996-97

Jeff Kragt

Jeff Kragt

PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Jeff got his start here at Rock Creek in 2004, prior to enrolling in the PGA Golf Management Program at UNLV in 2007. He has a passion for teaching juniors and enjoys helping players of all ages and abilities improve their golf game. Jeff has also served as Head Coach for the Lincoln High School Boy's Golf Team in recent years. When he is not at Rock Creek, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and is also an avid fly-fisherman.


  • Instructor since 2006
  • Assistant PGA Professional at Portland Golf Club 2012-2015
  • PGA Intern at Columbia Edgewater CC 2011
  • PGA Intern at Pumpkin Ridge GC 2010
  • PGA Intern at The Legacy Golf Club 2009
  • PGA Intern at Pronghorn 2008
  • Assistant Golf Professional at Rock Creek 2004-2007

Alex Ely

Teaching Professional & Junior Program Director


Alex started with Rock Creek Country Club in 2016, as an Assistant Golf Professional, and who recreated our junior program last year.  Alex attended Columbia Basin College on scholarship and studied sports management. After college, Alex spent a season on the Gateway Collegiate Developmental Tour, and found his passion as a teaching profesional. Alex has spent his career focusing specifically on junior golf and growing the game and developing programs for all skill levels. When not teaching golf, Alex can be found up on the slopes of Mt. Hood teaching ski and snowboard instruction. 

  • ACE GOLF Director of Golf
  • Nike Staff Club Professional
  • TrackMan Certified Teaching and Fitting Professional
  • TPI Certified Professional
  • US Kids Certified Teaching Professional - Top 50 2014
  • Titleist Club Fitting Professional
  • Athletic Development Specialist
  • PSIA Level 1 Ski Professional - Freestyle Specialist
  • Assistant Golf Professional at Rock Creek Country Club - Director of Junior Golf
  • Westview High School Assistant Golf Coach - Player Development Coach