Joe grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he played both baseball and golf while growing up. Joe attended California Unviversity of PA where he graduated with a Bachelors in Sports Management with a Concentration in Professional Golf Management. He also was a member of the Men's Varsity Golf Team from 2005-2009. Joe has worked at Wannamoisett Country Club, Metedeconk National Golf Club, Pittsburgh Field Club, The Loxahatchee Club, Promontory Ranch Club, and Montour Heights Country Club. Please visit his website, jmerlinpga.com for more information.