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Benjamin Collie Receives 2018 S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award

Benjamin Collie

EKU's PGA Golf Management program is pleased to announce that Benjamin Collie has been selected to receive the S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award for 2017-18. Benjamin is a senior Marketing, PGA Professional Golf Management major from Washington, W.V. He received the award at the PGA Golf Management spring awards reception May 11th at the Arlington Mule Barn.

Elbert Player of the Year Award Goes to Nate Bratcher

Nate Bratcher

Nate Bratcher, graduating senior from Louisville, is the top point earner and claims the EKU Professional Golf Management program’s Dr. Norb Elbert Award.

PGM Names 2018 Top Seniors, Celebrates Graduates

PGM's Class of 2018

EKU's PGA Golf Management program celebrated the end of the 2017-18 academic year with a special recognition for graduating seniors on May 11th at the Arlington Mule Barn.

Senior class award winners were selected based on their excellence both inside and outside the classroom. Senior Students of the Year are:

PGM’s Final Swing for 2018- Students of the Year

L-r: Erskine, Bahnick, Hardesty, Thomas, Gregory, Smith, Gerbec, Campe.

EKU's PGA Golf Management program is pleased to announce the 2018 Student of the Year Awards.  Students were selected based on their excellence both inside and outside the classroom.

Freshman Student of the Year

  • Alec Bahnick – Owensboro, KY

Sophomore Student of the Year

The North Brings Home another Win in the Kincer Cup

Kincer Cup teams pose with the trophy

The fifth annual Kincer Cup took place April 13th at The University Club at Arlington. The Kincer Cup is a chance for Northerners to take on Southerners in a “Ryder Cup Style” tournament. Each team consists of twelve players to face off in the name of EKU’s PGM Director, Ms. Kim Kincer.

Through Wind and Rain EKU Beats the Bulldogs

EKU's winning team brings home the trophy

Over the weekend of March 30-April 1, 12 EKU PGM upperclassmen traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., to compete in the Fourth Annual, EKU vs. Ferris State Cup. As “Ryder Cup Style” Match Play, the event which consisted of 24 total players to see which team would win the cup for their respective program.

Alumni Earn KPGA Section Awards

At the 2018 spring KPGA meetings two of EKU’s PGM graduates, Zach Graves, PGA, and Corey Stith, PGA, earned Kentucky Section awards.

EKU PGM Students Participate in 2018 PGA Merchandise Show

EKU PGM staff are ready to welcome golf pros at the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show

For the 12th consecutive year EKU’s PGA Golf Management program participated in the PGA Merchandising Show. Several students from the PGM program traveled to Orlando, Fl., to attend the tradeshow from January 22-27.

Five students attended including seniors Austin Bailey and Ben Collie, juniors Mike Berry and Zach S. Smith and sophomore Garrett Allen.

EKU’s Team Competes in Jones Cup National Championship

2017 EKU Jones Cup Team

Congratulations to EKU’s PGA Professional Golf Management Program on participating for the 10th consecutive year at the Jones Cup Tournament at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla. EKU joined the other 18 accredited PGA Golf Management universities nationwide participating in the 16th annual PGA Jones Cup.

Golfing for a Special Cause

L-r: Jason Eberle, Phillip Webb, Scott Web, and Tom Pendergrass

On October 20, the alumni of the PGA Golf Management program, staff, and students at EKU hosted a tournament for a very important cause in the John Hines Classic. Seventy-six people played on 19 teams in a four person scramble to raise money for The ALS Association. John Hines is the head golf professional at the University Club at Arlington where the tournament was held.

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