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Credentials
I have done many shows throughout the United States and Canada. Some of the regions I have done shows in are Canada, Michigan's Upper and Lower Penninsula, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana.

Rick L. Kent
Grand Blanc, Michigan


Cell Phone: (810) 845-5326


Education:

Saginaw Valley State University
Saginaw, Michigan
BA: Sociology
Minor: Business - English
Graduated June 1974
Work Experience:

2010 - Present: Spring Meadows Country Club, Linden, Michigan

2007 - Present: Hobe Sound Golf Staff, Hobe Sound, Florida

1985 - Present: Loch Lomond Golf Course, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Teaching Professional. Organized Tournaments, clinics, consultant to golf shop operations, and course maintenance. Perform 20 trick shot exhibition clinics per year throughout the Midwest.

1996 - 2006: High School Varsity Golf Coach, and Substitute Teaching at Grand Blanc High School. Team won 2004 Division 1 State Finals.

2000 - 2001: Golf Director, Genesys Athletic Club
Winter Golf Program Setup, Winter Golf Operations

1981 - 1984: Royal Golf Corporation, Clarkston, Michigan
Supervisor of Club Assembly and Golf Retail Outlet. Retail Advertising Director.

1979 - 1980 Atlas Valley Country Club, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Head Professional

1979 - 1980 (Winter) Colgate Tournament Staff - Palm Springs, California
Helping organize the Dinah Shore LPGA Event and teaching a select few LPGA players.

1977 - 1978 (Winter) Innisbrook Country Club - Tarpon Springs, Florida
Assistant Professional

1973 - 1978 Flint Elks Club, Flint, Michigan
Shop Assistant until 1974. Turned Professional in 1974 and became Assistant professional.

Summer Positions:

1971 - 1972 Chevrolet Motor Division, General Motors Corp., Grand Blanc, Michigan
Engineering and Suggestion Department

1969 - 1970 Warwick Hills Country Club, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Caddie

1966 - 1968 Grand Blanc Country Club, Grand Blanc, Michigan
Shop Assistant

1965 - 1970 Caddied in the Buick Open and various other tour events.
Achievements:

2005 Coached Shasta Averyhardt, Jackson State University, 2005 Southwest Athletic Conference Medalist, Championship Team, Five Top 10 Finishes in Fall and Spring College Tournaments, 2005 FIDRA Midwest College Tour (69 + 79 = 148), First Place

2004 Coached Billy McKay, All State 2004, Medalist in 2004 State Championship

2004 Coached Willie Mack III, Super Team, Top 8 Michigan High School Players 2004

2005 Coached Jimmy Chestnut, 2005 Michigan State University Big 10 Championship Team Member, Individually finished 16th in Big 10 Championship

2004 Coached 2004 State Championship Team

2004 State of Michigan Division 1 "Coach of the Year"

2004 Big Nine "Coach of the Year"

2003 Regional and Big Nine "Coach of the Year"

1999 "Coach of the Year" Big 9 Conference (Grand Blanc High School)

1999 Coached Jimmy Chestnut, "Mr. Golf" M.I.G.C.A. (State of Michigan)

1999 Coached Matt Rykulski, Michigan All-State (M.I.G.C.A.)

1985 - Present Coordinator of "Clubs for Kids"
Increased from 40 kids in 1985 to 550 in 2000

1987 Placed 15th in Central Chapter Championship
Placed 19th in Northern Chapter Championship

1986 Winner - Sugar Loaf Pro Am

1976 - 1981 Qualified for Michigan Open

1979 - 1980 Played in P.G.A. winter tour - Florida

1975 - 1980 Played in five Buick Open tour events

1977 - 1979 Winner of five Central Chapter Pro Ams.

1977 Placed 28th in National Assistant Championship
Winner of Michigan Assistant Professional Championship

1973 - 1974 Member of Michigan N.A.I.A. District Team

Finished 28th in N.A.I.A.
Team finished 10th in N.A.I.A.

1972 - 1974 Captain of Saginaw Valley State University Golf Team

1970 - 1974 Saginaw Valley State University Golf Team - 4 years

1970 - 1973 Saginaw Valley State University Basketball Team - 3 years.

References and further details available upon request