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Mike Bender Guest Lecturer

Mike Bender

EKU's PGA Golf Management program will have a guest on campus October 3-4, 2012.

Mr. Mike Bender will be conducting a seminar for PGA Golf Management students at the Colonel Golf and Learning Center from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Juniors and seniors will then have dinner with him.

On Thursday, he will speak in each of our classes (8:00, 9:30, and 11:00). Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Mr. Bender is one of the top five teachers in the nation at this time. He has won many awards and brings extensive knowledge to share with our students.

A few of his many accolades are:

  • Named the 2009 PGA of America National Teacher of the Year
  • Ranked as one of the Top Five Best Teachers in America by Golf Digest (2011)
  • Ranked by GOLF Magazine (since1996) as one of the Top 100 Teachers in America

Mr. Bender owns the Mike Bender Golf Academy in Lake Mary, Fl., and will also speak on  the rigors of owning a business.  Several PGA and LPGA Tour players have taken lessons from him over the years - most notably Zach Johnson (for those of you who are golfers).

Published on October 03, 2012

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