Clinton has an Associates in Science. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a major in Business Administration and a Minor in Marketing. He is Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Instructor certified. He has been working in the golf business for the last 12 years, and has held positions from golf course superintendents crew, golf shop manager, assistant golf professional, 1st Assistant golf professoinal, and golf professional - acting on behalf on the director of golf in his absence. Clinton has developed instructional programs for juniors, women, men, and senior golfers. He has been responsible for the production of club newsletters. He was in charge of the practice facility during the 2004 PGA Championship.