Alan Fadel was born in Toledo, Ohio and entered the golf world at the age of eight, when he began working for the head professional Herman Lang at Highland Meadows Golf Club. Alan was a three year letter winner in golf at Sylvania High School, and then accepted a scholarship to the University of South Florida where he lettered all four years. During his time at USF, Alan was selected as a member of the NCAA East All-Star team.
Following his college career, Alan turned professional in 1978 and qualified for the PGA Tour in 1979. After his time on the tour, he accepted a position as an associate golf professional under the tutelage of noted golf pro Craig Harmon at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York. Alan then moved on to become the teaching professional at Canterbury Golf Club in Cleveland in 1983.
Alan was reinstated as an amateur in 1987 and embarked upon a highly successful second competitive career. He won the Ohio Amateur Championship in 1995, the Ohio Mid-Amateur in 1989 and 1999, and has represented Ohio in the USGA Team Championships four times. Alan has qualified for numerous USGA Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships, winning 11 medalist honors. He is an 11 time Club Champion at the historic Inverness Club, has claimed three Highland Meadows Golf Club Championships, and is 2004 and 2008 Club Champion at the famed Pine Valley Golf Club.
As a senior, Alan has qualified for three U.S. Senior Opens and finished eighth and ninth in the 2010 and 2011 British Senior Amateur Championships, and he has won two events on the prestigious Society of Seniors circuit. Alan won the 2008 Ohio Senior Amateur Hall of Fame Championship, and is 2014 State Mid-Am champion.
Alan’s achievements in the game are not limited to his playing career. He has served on the board of the Ohio Golf Association where he was elected to president in 2018. Alan is also the CEO of Golf House Ohio, a member of the board of the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame.