SAN DIEGO, CA. – Heritage Golf Group is pleased to announce that Nate Matejek, Assistant Golf Professional at TPC Michigan in Dearborn, Michigan, was recently elected into Class A Membership of the PGA of America. To become a Class A Member of the PGA, you must be employed in the golf industry for 12 months, pass a playing-abilities test, go through a professional-readiness orientation and pay all PGA apprentice fees.
“We are proud of Nate’s recent accomplishment in becoming a Class A Member of the PGA of America,” said Lee Woodruff, General Manager of TPC Michigan. “His proven track record and experiences will prove invaluable as we continually strive to bring Members and guests of TPC Michigan unrivaled golf and uncompromising service.”
Founded in 1916, The PGA of America is the largest working sports organization in the world, comprised of more than 28,000 dedicated men and women promoting the game of golf to everyone, everywhere.
Matejek has more than 10 years of experience in the golf industry. He currently holds the position of Assistant Golf Professional at TPC Michigan and was previously in the same role at Greystone Golf Club in Romeo, MI. Matejek’s extensive tournament experience includes working as Tournament Director for the TPC Michigan Nature Valley Amateur Tournament in 2008 and 2009, as well as assisting the Royal & Ancient Club of St. Andrews to host the 2008 American International British Open Qualifier. As an instructor, Matejek has worked for the Asher Golf Program, a USGA supported program, and has assisted with the 2008 Area Wide Junior Clinic hosted by Dennis Walters.
About Heritage Golf Group
Heritage Golf Group (www.heritagegolfgroup.com) began in 1999 with $100 million in funding provided by the private equity firm, GTCR Golder Rauner, LLC. Since then, the company has grown an impressive portfolio of private and resort golf clubs around the country. The Heritage portfolio represents some of the most well-known and acclaimed properties spanning Texas, Georgia, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and South Carolina. The company, led by Bob Husband, President and CEO, distinguishes itself through its dedication to unrivaled golf and uncompromising service.