Experienced, creative professional with a strong background in the golf industry. Recognized for professionalism, attention to detail, customer-centeredness, and knowledge of the game (from operations, playing and caddying).

education

Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, IA (1997)
(Double major in Art/Mass Communications)

Golf experience

  • Named Minnesota Junior Tour Player of the Year (1993)
  • Won Minnesota Junior Tournament of Champions (1993)
  • Captain of high school and college golf team.
  • Several college victories.
  • Ranked as a top 25 amateur golfer in 1998 (Minnesota).
  • Played in several mini-tour events in California (1998) and Minnesota State Open as a professional.
  • Caddied for several LPGA players when the Tour came to town (Sue Thomas, Kris Tschetter).
  • Caddied for top Minnesota amateur golfers as needed.
  • Currently carry a 2 handicap. Lowest round 67 (-5).

Golf work Experience

Teaching Professional
Centerbrook Golf Course 
Recruited to teach adult and youth lessons for a season.

Grounds Maintenance
Glen Lake Golf & Centerbrook Golf Course (2006, 1995-2000)
Helped to meticulously maintain the golf course through the use of greens, rough mowers, bunker rake. Prepped course for daily play by setting holes and tee markers. Given high praise for attention to detail and dedication.

Bag Room Attendant
The Minikahda Club (2004-2005)
Helped to prepare the members for play. Organized, cleaned and maintained the bag room. Responsible for setting and keeping the driving range and practice areas maintained.

Friendly Hills Country Club (CA) (1999)
Helped to prepare the members for play. Organized, cleaned and maintained the bag room for this prestigious private country club near Los Angeles.

Driving Range Attendant
Edinburgh USA (1993-1998)
Worked for several seasons as a driving range attendant at one of the area’s top public golf courses.

other work experience

Art Director / Graphic Designer
Onto Innovation (2006-Present)

Owner / Publisher
The Phoenix Spirit (2018-Present)
Addiction and recovery newspaper to help those in recovery or still struggling with addiction. Published 6x a year.

ThreeThriftyGuys.com (2010-2019)
Personal finance website co-founded with a college friend. Developed it from zero views / month to over 40,000 pageviews per month. Sold in 2019.

Likes

  • Jesus
  • Family
  • Writing
  • Burritos
  • Drawing

Favorite golf course

  • Woodhill Country Club (MN)

Favorite TRAVEL SPOT

  • Banff, Canada

Pet

  • House bunny   

Favorite Color

  • Blue

15 seconds of Fame

My wife and I were in Prevention Magazine as a result of an article I wrote on how we changed our eating habits, got healthier and felt better!