|PJ Boatwright Intern|
I was introduced to the game of golf at a young age by my grandfather. He bought me my first set of kids clubs and I was hooked. When I was nine my mother enrolled me in golf lessons with Jim Rue at Rollandia Golf Course. He taught me the basics, and helped me improve to my level of play today. Eventually I would help teach the lessons that I was once a part of. Loving the game of golf, I thought that I would also like working in the golf industry. I got my first job at Moraine Country Club where I was a caddie. It was at Moraine that I learned to interact with people on the golf course professionally. Later, I started working at Pipestone Golf Course where I was a cart barn guy. I met many people there who taught me what it takes to run a quality golf course. Finally, I had a connection though my college at Cedarville University to have free housing while I worked a golf management internship at Cranberry Valley Golf Course in Harwich, Massachusetts. This is where I learned to venture out on my own and became my own person.