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Golf Life Navigators partners with golf real estate agent Derek Hawkins

(NAPLES, Fla.) – Golf Life Navigators (GLN) – the world’s only virtual marketplace to connect buyers with club communities and Golf Certified Real Estate Agents – has partnered with decorated real estate agent, Derek Hawkins, to help Western North Carolina buyers in search of golf and home.  

 “Any golf enthusiast planning to search for their ideal club and home in Asheville should talk to Derek first,” says Jason Becker, CEO of GLN. “Derek not only brings years of real estate experience for mountain living but he is also a private club member, accomplished golfer and someone who can help zero in on that perfect golf life for his clients.”

The Golf Certified Real Estate Agent program began in 2017 and has graduated 400-plus agents from around the world. Derek Hawkins (Graduate 2020) was identified as a top-candidate to represent Greater Asheville and has since partnered with Golf Life Navigators to become their exclusive real estate agent for that territory.

"The mountains of North Carolina are secure, beautiful and the golf is fantastic,” says Derek Hawkins, Golf Certified Real Estate Agent, RE/MAX Four Seasons. “It is extremely rewarding for the Hawkins Group to help buyers discover their next home and golf lifestyle here in Asheville."

To learn more about Golf Life Navigators – or the Golf Certified Real Estate Agent Program - please visit or call (800) 447-8707.

About Golf Life Navigators
Based in South Florida with active presence across the U.S., GLN efficiently eases the process of determining the precise golf and country club membership choices for golfers looking to retire, relocate or engage in the “snowbird” life.  Created in 2014 by grass-root PGA Professionals, club managers and membership directors, GLN guides discerning golfers, club seekers and property buyers through an    in-depth analysis, insights befitting their unique lifestyle desires, budgets and connectivity to decorated club and golf real estate officials. More information:, 800.447.8707.