New PGA Professional in Residence Hired

February 12, 2021
Joe Canny with Facility of the Year Award

Exciting news! Starting on March 1 of this year, we will have Joe Canny, PGA join our team as a PGA Professional in Residence in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with an office housed in the Center for Grassland Studies/PGA Golf Management Program.

Joe comes to us from Lincoln City Golf where he was the Player Development Supervisor for their team. Joe is a past recipient of the Nebraska PGA Youth Player Development Award and the Bill Strausbaugh Award. He is also certified in the American Development Model (Long-term Athlete Development) and is a certified club fitter for Callaway and PING. Joe also served in an administrative position with the PGA of America in Port St. Lucie, Florida prior coming back to Nebraska. Joe is a 2009 graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in PGA Golf Management (High Distinction).

This is an excellent opportunity for our PGA Golf Management Program and we look forward to Joe's involvement and efforts in expanding our recruitment efforts in attracting the best women and men to our degree program here at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His expertise will quickly be utilized to strengthen our ties and collaborations with the Nebraska PGA Section, our program alumni, and the surrounding golfing community.

Make sure you take the opportunity to introduce yourself to Joe and welcome him and his family to the PGA Golf Management Program in the Center for Grassland Studies!