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Meet our Minnesota PGA Board

June 18, 2013

Get to know our Minnesota PGA Board Members

Each month, we’re putting a much-deserved spotlight on our Minnesota PGA Section Board Members.  The Minnesota PGA board consists of 12 members including the Executive Officers.

Our profile this month is:  Nick Wilmer 

Nick is the Dakota Chapter Director.

What year did you become a PGA Professional?

I became a PGA Professional in 1995 but became a Class A member in 2001.

Nick Wilmer

Nick Wilmer

What was your motivation?

I enjoy being around the game of golf and talking with others who share my passion.

How do you believe you are enhancing the game of golf?

Getting our customers to have the proper equipment for their game.

What is your greatest moment in golf?

Passing the Playing Ability Test (PAT) in 1996 and my first Hole in One at Dakota Winds Golf Course with Tracy Byrd, the country music artist.

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?

Chuck Ruppert, Peter Nervick, and my understanding family.

When you are not golfing, how do you like to spend your day?

Watching Notre Dame athletics and college basketball.

If you could play any course in the world, which one and who would you play with?

Augusta National–with my Dad, Lou Holtz, and Digger. I want to play Augusta because it is the only course in America that it is impossible to get a tee time. Ideally, I just want to go out and have fun.

How have your contributions to the game of golf been recognized?

2008 Facility Promoter of the Year-Dakota Chapter.

Thank you Nick 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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