About

Club Professional

1992-94 Head Professional and Teaching Professional, Chestnut Valley Golf Club, Harbor Springs, MI

1988-93 Head Professional and Greens Superintendent, Dunmaglas Golf Club, Charlevoix, MI

1971-87 Head Professional and Greens Superintendent, Flint Elks Country Club, Grand Blanc, MI

1970-71 Head Professional and Greens Superintendent, Willowood Country Club, Grand Blanc, MI

1966-69 Head Professional, Greens Superintendent & Club Manager, Grand Blanc Golf Club, Grand Blanc, MI

1963-66 Head Professional, Lake Tahoe Country Club, Lake Tahoe, CA

1958-60 Head Professional and Club Manager, Meadow Brook Golf Club, Pleasant Hill, CA

PGA Tour Awards & Honors

2012 Golf Hall of Fame, Michigan
1996 PGA Golf Professional of the Year,
1995 Sports Hall of Fame, Flint Area
1990 PGA Teacher of the Year, N. Michigan
1983-84 Color Commentator for Buick Open
1975 PGA Player of the Year
1973 PGA Player of the Year

Was the second Golf Professional ever accorded the honor of being named Player of the Year twice.

Honored and recognized by the Buick Open Motor Division of General Motors as the guiding force that kept the Buick Open alive from 1970 to 1977, when it once again became a major PGA tour event.

WINNER

1996 Michigan Senior Pro-Senior AM
1995 Michigan Senior Open
1993 Michigan Senior PGA
1992 Michigan Chapter Championship
1980 Michigan State Pro-Am
1978 PGA National Club Pro Series
1978 PGA PBA Stroh’s Bonanza- (Shot 65, Course Record)
1974 Michigan Senior-Junior
1973 Western Michigan PGA Scratch Pro Am
1973 Royal Oak Classic
1972 Royal Oak Classic
1972 Michigan PGA Championship
1970 Michigan State Pro-AM
1970 Northern Michigan Open- (Shot 63 Course Record)
1969 Little Crosby Golf Tournament
1966 Northern California Open
1964 Doten Invitational
1964 El Macero Festival of Golf
1964 Arizona State Championship
1964 Alameda Open
1962 Arizona Open
1962 Lake Tahoe Invitational
1961 Santa Rosa Pepsi-Cola Tournament
1961 Northern California PGA Pro Am
1961 Orange Open
1961 Peach Tree Golf Club PGA Pro Am- (Shot 65, Course Record)
1961 Northern California PGA Sweepstakes

PLACE AND QUALIFY

1960-76 PGA Tour
1974 Top Qualifier in Michigan for US Open
1973 National Club Pro Championship Finished 8th
1961 Qualified for US Open at SF Golf Club- (Shot 8 strokes below rest of the field, set course record for National Championship.)
14 times National PGA CPC
10 times National PGA Seniors CPC
6 times National PGA Seniors Championship
6 times British Open
7 times Fuller Cup