Drew spent much of his childhood in the Washington DC area. His father occupied the position of Under Secretary of Energy for the United States Government. Drew began his career picking the driving range and playing golf at Army Navy Country Club in Arlington Virginia. Seeking a lifestyle change Drew moved to Flagstaff in 1979 to attend Northern Arizona University (Environmental Science & Philosophy). Drew worked on the Golf Course Maintenance Crew at Aspen Valley and Eden Hills to finance his education. In 1986 he was promoted to First Assistant Superintendent overseeing both courses. In 1988 he joined the Forest Highlands Golf Club as Assistant Superintendent under the tutelage of Mike Kosak. Drew was promoted to Superintendent in 1991. In 1995 he fulfilled the requirements and achieved the status of Certified Golf Course Superintendent. Currently, Drew oversees golf course operations in the position of Director of Golf Course Maintenance. Drew is married to Beth and has two children Devan and Jake. The family feels fortunate to reside at Forest Highlands.