WORK EXPERIENCE

Gateway Golf Center, Chesterfield, MO
Director of Instruction, 2001 – Present

Bob Ross’ Pro Golf of St. Louis, Maryland Heights, MO
Owner, 2000 – 2001

Boone Valley Golf Club, Augusta, MO
Head Professional, 1992 – 1999
President, General Manager and Director of Golf, 1992 – 1996
Developer and co- owner, 1990 – 1992
Host Professional Boone Valley Classic, PGA Senior Tour Event

Pine Tree Golf Club, Boynton Beach, FL
Head Professional, 1970 – 1990
Host Professional, 1978 USGA Sr. Amateur Championship

Belvedere Golf Club, Charlevoix, MI
Head Professional, 1983 – 1988

Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO
Head Professional, 1964 – 1970
Host Professional, 1965 USGA Open Championship

Thunderbird Country Club, Palm Springs, CA
Assistant Professional, 1962 – 1963

Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, NY
Assistant Professional, 1962 – 1963

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Twenty seven ex- assistant professionals that became Head Professionals
Host Professional 1965 U.S. Open Bellerive CC, St. Louis, 1965
Youngest Professional (28) to host a Major Championship (1965 USGA Open)
Host Professional 1995-2000 Boone Valley Classic PGA Senior Tour 1995-2000
Owner Pro Golf of St. Louis 1996-2000
Employed 17 interns from the Golf Management Program at Ferris State University, including the President of the first graduating class and the first graduate to become a head golf professional
Pro Emeritus at Pine Tree G.C., Boynton Beach, FL
Pro Emeritus at Boone Valley G. C., Augusta, MO
Founder and first President of the Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, MO. The number one rated golf course in Missouri by Golf Digest magazine.
Florida Merchandiser of the Year 1975 and 1987
National Panelist for Golf Digest Course Ranking Panel, 1980 – present
Member Advisory Board Spalding Sports Worldwide
First Professional to automate the USGA handicap system, 1976
Staff Member, PGA National Academy of Golf, 1975 – 1985
Instructor for PGA of America, National Education Seminars, 1972 – 1985
Runner – up PGA Club Pro Championship, 1967
U.S. Open Qualifier, 1963
Winner New Jersey PGA, 1962
Finished second in Florida Open, 1962
NCAA All-Star Team, 1957
Florida Inter – Collegiate Champion, 1959
Semi – Finalist, NCAA, 1959
Ohio Amateur Champion, 1957
Ohio Junior Champion, 1954 –1955 – 1956
Started his career working at the Winged Foot G.C. in New York for the famed Claude Harmon
(the most acclaimed golf instructor of his time)

EDUCATION

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, 1959