Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Chris Weinhold

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach

Senior Head Golf Professional

Current Employer: TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minn. TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota

Do you want a successful in career in the golf industry? PGA Professional Chris Weinhold has a piece of advice: "Be the first to show up, the last to leave and outwork everyone in sight!" He has advanced to serve as the Head Golf Professional at TPC Twin Cities, a private golf club located in a suburb north of Minneapolis.

Weihold is a graduate of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, and says his education helped most with his playing ability. "I was a bogey golfer at best when I first began, and was close to scratch by graduation," he says. "Being immersed in golf year round with practice, playing and lesson availability was priceless."

Weinhold also holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Management Information Systems, and says having a background in accounting has helped immensely in running an efficient golf operation.

What's in His Bag? Titleist

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job: "Interaction with members and guests."

Chris Weinhold