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Meet Our Minnesota PGA Dakota Chapter Award Winners

May 9, 2013

Get to know our Minnesota PGA Dakota Chapter Award Winners

Each month, we’re putting a much-deserved spotlight on the Dakota Chapter PGA members who have been honored with a variety of awards.

Our profile for this month is:Adam Haugen

Adam Haugen – 2012 Dakota Chapter Assistant Golf Professional of the Year

Adam is currently the Assistant Golf Professional at Rose Creek Golf Course. This was Adam’s second time receiving this award.

What year did you turn pro?

2002

What was your motivation to become a PGA Professional?

I wanted to work in a sport that I have an extreme passion for.

How are you growing the game of golf?

Recruit and teach many beginners group lessons.

What was your greatest moment in golf?

Tying the course record by shooting a 28 on the back nine which included a double eagle, an eagle, and three birdies.

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?

My grandfather who encourages me to do what I love no matter what.

Besides golf, what else do you enjoy?

I enjoy spending days off at the lakes relaxing with friends and family.

If you could play any course in the world, which one would it be and who would complete your foursome?

I would play Cypress Point Golf club again and would play with Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods.

Thank you, Adam for all you’ve done for the Minnesota PGA Section over the years.

The Minnesota Section PGA consists of PGA Professionals who are experts in the game and business of golf. Our mission is to promote the enjoyment and involvement of the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals, the golf industry, people who play golf or would like to start playing golf. PGA Section Offices oversee the 41 geographic regions throughout the United States and provide the grass-roots network for the nation’s 25 million amateur golfers and with the PGA’s 27,000 members.

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