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PGA Works Fellowship

Through the support of PGA Reach, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America, the Wisconsin Section provides a one-year, paid immersion to help staff our Foundation operations. The fellowship is a program that offers access and experience to individuals from diverse backgrounds—whether by gender, age, race or color, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, religion or Veteran status—in the area of golf administration. Currently there are fellows in eleven PGA Sections across the country. This entry-level employment experience offers a taste of what a career in the golf industry can provide.

Typically the Fellowship application opens in the Fall of each year.  For more information visit https://www.pgareach.org/pgaworks/fellowship

WPGA Junior Foundation Internships

Annually the Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation hires 3 to 4 interns to learn the aspects of golf administration.  Generally the job bulletin is posted on the Junior Foundation website in the Fall of each year https://wiscjuniorgolf.com/internships

Tim Marks, PGA Career Consultant – Wisconsin

Tim Marks serves as one of four PGA of America Team Leaders responsible for overseeing the PGA’s Career Services Consultants. Marks also assists with the strategic direction of the department and is one of two Major Accounts Managers for the industry’s larger golf management companies for the PGA. Marks is a 30-year member of the PGA of America and has a background as a Head Golf Professional and General Manager during a career spent at private and public facilities. The Ferris State University graduate has a long list of Association service that includes one term as District 6 Director for the PGA of America Board of Directors and nine years of service to the Wisconsin Section of the PGA culminating as their President from 2001-2003. As an assistant professional, Marks began his career at Royal Poinciana Golf Club in Naples, Florida. He subsequently moved to Wisconsin and began his tenure in the Wisconsin Section as a Head Golf Professional and then General Manager of Bull’s Eye Country Club. After 17 years, Marks moved to the Chicago area and became the Head Professional and then General Manager of Ravisloe Country Club. In 2011, Marks was hired as the Career Consultant for the Wisconsin, Illinois, Gateway and Michigan sections. His successful rise in the department was capped with his hire as Director in January of 2017. Marks has been a driving force in reshaping the department for the future successes of PGA Professionals across the country. Marks manages the central region team of 5 consultants. Marks lives in Southwest Michigan with his wife, Diane and daughter Katie.

Phone: (815) 909-6257
Email: tmarks@pgahq.com