University of Iowa graduate. Been in the golf business since 2000. Started in the bag room at Troon Country Club in Scottsdale, AZ. Worked his way up through the ranks at Troon CC, making outside supervisor, then Assistant Golf Professional. From there he moved to Cedar Rapids, IA and was an Assistant Professional at Elmcrest CC under Head Pro Larry Gladson. Was elected to PGA Membership in the Fall of 2007. In November of 2007, Matthew accepted the Head Professional job at Mason City CC in Mason City, IA where he is currently employed. In the Spring of 2008 Matthew won the Iowa Section Private Merchandiser of the Year Award. Had the pleasure of working under two of the best teachers in the country. At Troon CC, he worked alongside Bill Forrest, the Director of Instruction. Bill was the 2006 National PGA Teacher of the Year. At Elmcrest, Larry Gladson the head professional has won numerous awards for being Regional Teacher of the Year. Among his many pupils is 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson. Under these two gentlemen, Matthew receieved a lot of his training to be the teacher he is today.