Joseph Feekes - Assistant Golf Professional at Hidden Lakes Golf Course, Derby, Kansas
Apr 7, 2015
Joseph Feekes is a 2009 graduate of Golf Academy of America
What do you do as Assistant Golf Professional?
I assist with the day-to-day golf operations. We host over 100 events yearly and I manage the banquet room and bookings.
How did Golf Academy of America prepare you for your current position?
Golf Academy of America prepared me for the day-to-day operations of the golf business. I learned about tournaments, lessons, rules, accounting and even food and beverage.
What were the biggest influences on your career choice of golf?
Love of the game, plus golf coaches, past employers and the 16 months at GAA.
Tell us about your career accomplishments since graduation.
I've been assistant golf pro at a top 100 golf course (Flint Hills National Golf Club) and am currently assistant golf pro and banquet manager at Hidden Lakes Golf Course.
What are your career goals and how do you think your education at Golf Academy of America is helping you achieve them?
Head Golf Professional. Golf Academy of America has helped prepare me by teaching the ins and outs of the golf business, public and private.