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Three EKU students intern at The Masters in Augusta, Ga.

l-r: Chris Bunge, Mikal Harpster, Tyler Brightwell

Three students from the PGA Golf Management (PGA/GM) program at Eastern Kentucky University received internships at the 2014 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Ga., from April 7–13.

Tyler Brightwell, a junior from Georgetown, In., interned for Peter Millar, a high-quality sportswear designer, specializing in golf attire.

PGM students go above and beyond supporting Relay for Life

Relay for Life logo

Friday April 11, 2014, Eastern’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) hosted the Relay for Life fundraiser on campus to benefit the American Cancer Society.

This event gives participants the opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those who have been lost, and raise funds and awareness to help fight back.

PGM Students Battle It Out in the Kincer Cup

Kincer Cup team

Friday, March 28th, 2014, marked the beginning of Kincer Cup hosted by EKU’s own PGA Golf Management (PGA/GM) program.

The Kincer Cup is named after EKU’s PGA/GM director Kim Kincer.

Scholar Athlete: Nicole Henry

Nicki Henry

PGA Golf Management junior Nicki Henry received the Bratzke Award of Excellence at this spring's Student-Athlete Academic Awards Breakfast. Henry, a native of Chagrin Falls, Oh., received multiple honors at the annual event.

The Colonel visits EKU PGA/GM

The Colonel visits with PGA/GM class

EKU's Colonel mascot visited the PGA Golf Management Program on Thursday, February 20, 2014. Students had a good time showing him around the PGM suite.

A superb golfer, the Colonel took a few swings on the analyzer and honed his putting skills as well.

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Students, alumni participate in Orlando 2014 PGA Merchandise Show

EKU PGA Golf Management alumni reception

For the sixth consecutive year EKU’s PGA Golf Management program participated in the 2014 PGA Merchandising Show. Some 12 students from the PGM program traveled to Orlando, Fl., to attend the tradeshow from January 20– 23.

PGA Golf Management graduates ten at fall 2013 commencement

PGA Golf Management logo

EKU’s PGA Golf Management program recently graduated ten seniors during the fall 2013 semester. The fall commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at Alumni Coliseum on campus.   

Congratulations to all PGA/GM Fall 2013 graduates on your accomplishment.

PGA Golf Management Takes on the Jones Cup

EKU Jones Cup Team with faculty advisor Mr. Ross Lingenfelder

Every November since 2007, EKU’s PGA Golf Management program has fielded a team to compete in the PGA Jones Cup. This year's Jones Cup took place November 4–6 in Port St. Lucie, Fl.

PGA/GM featured in Golf Range Magazine

Colonel Golf & Learning Center

EKU's PGA Golf Management practice facility, the Colonel Golf & Learning Center, was a selected feature in the November issue of Golf Range Magazine.

Bunge tapped for Beta Gamma Sigma

Chris Bunge

Eastern Kentucky University is pleased to announce that Chris Bunge, a junior from Lexington, Ky., has been formally tapped for induction into the Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma.

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