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Alum Inspires New Class of Golf Professionals

PGM Director Kim Kincer with Dustin Riggs

EKU's PGA Golf Management program hosted special guests on August 27th, 2015. Mr. Dustin Riggs and Mr. Charlie Schuyler from Rehoboth Beach Country Club in Delaware brought inspirational advice to PGM students.

Tyler Collet receives Elbert Player of the Year Award

Tyler Collet

Congratulations to Mr. Tyler Collet, a junior from Cross Lanes, West Virginia, for winning the Professional Golf Management program’s Elbert Award!

This award is given to an outstanding PGM student each year based on a point system. Points are distributed based on how well students play throughout the year at tournaments and games.

Angela Schmelzer tapped for Global Sports Mentoring Program

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PGA of America's Rhona Aime and Angela Schmelzer to Serve as Mentors for U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program

Angela Schmelzer is a 2011 alum from EKU's PGA Golf Management program.

Caviness Earns Advanced PGA Certification

Tyler Caviness, EKU PGA Golf Management Program Coordinator

Tyler Caviness, Program Coordinator for EKU's PGA Golf Management Program, is among 13 PGA Professionals who have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 (CPP 2.0), a valuable achievement that is aimed at further enhancing the skillset of PGA Professionals and advancing career opportunities.

EKU PGA/GM Hosts Summer Junior Golf Program

Junior golf group photo

EKU's PGA Golf Management program, in partnership with the University Club at Arlington, recently conducted their 2015 Summer Junior Program at the Colonel Golf and Learning Center. Twenty-five golf juniors, ranging in age from 5 to 16, from the University Club at Arlington participated in the week long program. 

EKU PGM Student Interviews for Sirius XM PGA TOUR Radio

EKU PGA Golf Management student Craig Hicks was one of two PGA interns interviewed on Sirius XM PGA TOUR Radio this past month. Hicks, a junior from Aylett, Va., along with Ryan Adams, a graduate from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, were on Sirius XM PGA TOUR Radio program from 5-7 pm on May 27.

2015 PGA/GM Senior Reception

PGA/GM Class of 2015

EKU's PGA Golf Management program celebrated their Class of 2015 graduating seniors with a special reception and celebration at The Arlington Club on May 14, 2015.

Two EKU PGM Students Selected for 2015 Garner Award

Nicole Henry (left), Chris Bunge (right)

The S.J. Garner Student Excellence Award for 2014-15 would normally be awarded to the most outstanding EKU PGA Golf Management junior or senior. Because of the caliber of this year's students, it was an impossible task to pick just one.

PGA/Golf Management Alums return for Senior Seminar

l-r: Kincer, Frey, Stith and Duderstadt

On April 17, 2015, the PGA/Golf Management Suite was visited by three professionals that know it very well.

Alumni Matt Frey, Corey Stith, and Logan Duderstadt returned to EKU to give perspective to upcoming graduates on what it takes to make it in their chosen field after graduation.

Master Professional Ralph Landrum Visits EKU Campus

Master Professional Ralph Landrum speaks with EKU PGA Golf Management students

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the EKU PGA Golf Management Program welcomed PGA Master Professional Ralph Landrum to campus for a series of lectures. 

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