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U C CS Co l l e g e o f B u s i n e s s T HE B ACK T HE ALUMNI NE W SLETT ER OF T HE 9 V o l um e 2 , I s s ue 2 J ul y , 2 0 11 PG A G OLF M ANAGEME NT P ROGRA M L E T T E R F RO M T H E D I R E C T O R By Ed Kelbel, PGA Director, UCCS PGA Golf Management Program Hello PGA Golf Management Alumni, INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Recap from Director 1 New Curriculum 1 Where Are They Now 4 PGMSS News 2 PGM Gives Back 2 The score card • 74--alumni • 76--students • 2--2011 graduates • 38--Fall 2011 freshmen Welcome to our summer edition of our newsletter! I know that I speak not only for myself but for the other PGM Program Team Members when I say how very proud we all are of you and the job you are doing at various sites in the golf business! We PGMSS Honorary President Dan Ferg, Lissa Putman sales representative of GolfPride Grips, Rhonda know that recently, Miller, Manager of Global Ethics Education and Training at Eaton Corporation and PGA Golf ManageMark Bacheldor (also ment Director Ed Kelbel our first annual outstanding alumni award I would like to take this time to instruction, luncheon winner), Keith Stilwell and recap our 2010-11 school followed. Tom Morris have been year with the following October – First year for the named Head Golf snippets: now annual “PGA Golf Professionals at their August – First year for our Management/Boys and Girls facilities here in the Colorado “Welcome/Welcome Back Club” charity fund raiser Springs area. We would love students event at Pine Creek. sponsored by the Broadmoor to hear more news when you Colorado PGA instructor of the (where the event is held) and receive promotions at your year award winner Trent El Pomar Foundation. places of employment. Wearner gave video golf (cont. on page 3) NEW PGA CURRICULUM CHANGES By Dr. Paul Miller Academic Advisor Beginning in August 2011, new PGA Golf Management students will be the first to go through version 2.0 of the PGA/PGM training program. There are a number of improvements and we think it’s going to work out better. The most obvious difference is that the same sort of Checkpoints will no longer occur. Instead of those three comprehensive exams, the students will take four series of exams at the Qualifying Level, and then Levels One, Two, and Three. (cont. on page 3)

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