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Kent Abegglen

  • Birthplace: Morgan, Utah
  • Residence: Washington, Utah
  • Birth Date: 03/14/1963
  • Age: 48
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  • PGA Membership: 1991
  • PGA Section: Utah
  • Eligibility Code: 6
  • Turned Pro: 1987

Player Notes

Abegglen (“Ah-BEG-len”) is a PGA head professional at Sky Mountain Golf Course in Hurricane, Utah….Finished sixth in 2009 Utah PGA Section Championship. . .One of three PGA Professional brothers, joined by Kirk, a PGA teaching professional in Ogden, Utah, and Kris, a PGA head professional in Richfield, Utah. . .Learned to play golf through the influence of his father, Ron, a former Weber State University men’s basketball coach, who guided the school to two NCAA Tournament appearances and upset wins over Michigan State (1995) and North Carolina (1999) during a 1989-99 term. . . Tied for first in professional division of 2004 Utah Open, but overall title went to an amateur player. . .Lost playoff to compete in first PGA Professional National Championship in 2002. . Competed throughout his Section career with former National Champion Steve Schneiter, who is a distant relative. . .Winner, 1980 Utah Junior Open. . .Has recorded three holes-in-one, including one in competition.

Personal

Wife, Joanne; Children: Jodi 25, Ryan 23, Kati 21, Bradley, 19, Michael 9

Hobbies/Special Interests

Snow skiing, gardening, teaching golf

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