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Tim Brovold Named 2015 Assistant Professional of the Year

October 13, 2015

Tim Brovold-2015 Assistant Professional of the Year

The 2015 Assistant Professional of the Year is Tim Brovold of Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids, MN. Assistant Professional of the Year is one of the highest honors the Association can award to an Assistant Golf Professional and recognizes a wide range of services executed by the Assistant Professional. Criteria used to determine the recipient includes: leadership qualities and moral character, record of service to the Section and game of golf, performance as a Golf Professional, and ability to inspire other Golf Professionals.

Tim is very involved at his home facility of Bunker Hills Golf Course and performs many duties as a PGA Assistant. His role at Bunker Hills includes, but is not limited to, the supervision of merchandising sales, management and coordination of the Junior League program, and significant contributions to the lesson program. He assists his team members on daily operations such as tournaments, club fitting, customer service, facility upkeep, and staff management. Tim also played an integral part in the design and construction of the new practice facility at Bunker Hills. In addition to his devotion to his home course, he also serves as the acting Secretary on the Assistants’ Chapter Board and has been a part of the board since 2010. A highlight of his tenure on the board includes the implementation of the Assistants’ Season Long Match Play event which has been extremely successful in its short existence.

Hometown: Coon Rapids, MN

Golf Background:

Tim started playing when he was about 8 or 9  years old, and he began playing in the Junior Golf program at Bunker Hills. On top of playing in the Junior Golf program, he worked at Bunker Hills as a cart cleaner and range picker beginning at age 17. He continued his golf career at Bethel University where he played all four years from 2001-2005 highlighted by a MIAC individual championship title his senior year.

When and why did you decide to become a PGA Professional?

“I was encouraged by my current boss Tim Anderson because of not only my playing ability, but he saw my work ethic and potential to be a Golf Professional. He was my catalyst for getting into the program when I decided to do so in 2007.”

What does winning this award mean to you?

“It was very rewarding and humbling to be recognized by my peers for this award. I am not one to submit something or flaunt my accomplishments, so having my best friends and peers acknowledging my work through nominations is an honor.”

Section Accomplishments:

2014 Section Championship, Multiple Top 5 finishes in Section Assistants’ Player of the Year

Congratulations and thank you for your services to the Section, Tim.

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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