PGA Member since 1983. Hometown Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Assistant Professional positions in South Dakota, Utah and California. First Head Professional position was in Oregon followed by Northern California and then hired in 1998 to current Head Professional position at Ironwood Country Club, Palm Desert, California. Spent early golf career learning from top players and instructors about golf and golf swing. Through time spent with Sam Byrd, George Knudson, Roberto DeVicenzo, Johnny Revolta, Bill Mehlhorn, Phil Rodgers and Jimmy Ballard I have formulated my beliefs about the swing and it's communication to players of all levels. Have also spoken at numerous PGA seminars regarding topics ranging from "Tournament Operations" to "Providing Exceptional Service". My specialty is customer service throughout the golf operation. Have achieved PGA Certificated Professional status in 3 areas; General Management, Golf Operations, Instruction.