UNL PGA Golf Management Alumni Among Nebraska Section Award Winners
April 15, 2021
On March 29, the Nebraska PGA honored nine individuals and one facility for outstanding achievements in a variety of areas of the golf industry during the 2020 season. Two of the nine come from the ranks of the PGA Golf Management Program here in the Center for Grassland Studies.
PGA Golf Management Students Earn CASNR Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2020
March 11, 2021
Making the CASNR Dean's List demonstrates high academic achievement (semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher). For the Fall 2020, the PGA Golf Management Program had thirteen (13) students who achieved this honor. This was the highest number of CASNR Dean’s List recipients in the program’s history. These future PGA professionals are making it happen on the golf course and in the classroom!
Scott Holly, internship coordinator in the PGA Golf Management program, has been selected to receive the Dennis Molfese, Sue Venteicher, and David Hansen Hero Award for his lifesaving actions last summer.
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.
Brad Goetsch Wins Omtvedt Innovation Award for Teaching
December 9, 2020
Brad Goestch, Assistant Professor of Practice in the PGA Golf Management program, is the 2020 recipient of the Omtvedt Innovation Award for Teaching. Brad was selected for his work and commitment to the education of the PGA golf management students and his many contributions to the PGM program.
PGA Golf Management Student Accepts Internship at the Pinehurst Resort for Summer 2021
December 3, 2020
Beth Hildebrant (senior from Brookings, S.D.) has accepted an internship at the Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina for summer 2021. All PGA golf management students are required to complete a minimum of 16-month paid internship during their undergraduate career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Our students intern at a variety on facilities from coast to coast and even globally.
PGA Golf Management Students Earn CASNR Dean's List
November 11, 2020
Making the CASNR Dean's List demonstrates high academic achievement (semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher). For the Spring 2020 semester, the PGA Golf Management Program had eight (8) students who achieved this honor.
UNL PGM Golf Team Wins Annual CONE Cup Competition
November 10, 2020
The 13th annual CONE Cup competition was held on October 24th and 25th, 2020 in Edmond, Okla. The CONE Cup is a yearly two-day match play competition between the PGA Golf Management (PGM) programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) and the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).
Group lessons began on Tuesday of this week with PGA professionals Sarah Pravecek and Mike Schuchart providing instruction on playing from bunkers at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course in Lincoln, Neb. PGA Golf Management students received one-on-one instruction from a PGA professional on how to navigate and find success in playing from greenside bunkers.