@NCSUPGAGOLFMGMT @Dickie97hm May 21


 

My daily post theme for 2017 is on Colleges and Universities.

The plan for starting my blog back in 2014 was at the urging of fellow coaching colleagues to share posts on leadership and/or motivation. Somehow that idea got derailed and turned into daily posts on one theme for an entire year.

In 2014 my daily posts were on the “Beer of the Day”, 2015 it was “A Friend of a Friend”, 2016 I wrote about “North Carolina”, and for 2017 I will focus on “Colleges and Universities”.

I have been associated with colleges since I was 18 and I love them. I have coached/worked at four different universities and in my professional and personal travels visited 100’s more. Each college has something in its history that I want to share that to me make it unique or personal.

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Name of University: NC State University

Location: Raleigh NC

Last Wednesday myself and three colleagues participated in a fund raising golf tournament that benefits the UNC Staff Council.

UNC Staff Council Golf 2017 Tobacco Road Golf Course

It was played at Tobacco Road a golf course located in Sanford, NC. Looking off #10 Tee at Tobacco Road.

tobacco road

The field was made up of teams from each of the 17 campuses that make up The University of North Carolina including UNC Pembroke.

Our foursome included the current Director of Athletics at UNC Pembroke Dick Christy who spent 13 years at NC State before arriving at UNC Pembroke in 2013. During the round we crossed paths with the team from NC State that included their Director of Professional Golf Management -Dr. Robb Wade.

Robb-Wade

Dick really bragged on Dr. Wade’s leadership and the quality of NC State PGM program. Dick also said that it was Dr. Wade who gave him his first position at NC State.

NC State is one of less than 20 universities that accredited by the PGA of America for having a PGA Golf Management University Program.

NCSU PGM

The list of PGA accredited programs is found below:

https://www.pga.org/articles/pga-golf-management-accredited-universities

NC State was founded in 1887 and called North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. It owed much of its early success to the advocacy of group of a reform-minded lawyers, teachers, doctors and businessmen in Raleigh — all of them younger than 30. That group was called the Watauga Club.

Members of the club included Charles W. Dabney, who wrote the legislation creating the university we know today as NC State. Other prominent members included William J. Peele and Walter Hines Page.

(L-R) Dabney-Page-Peele

 

 

 

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