Originally from Scott City, Kansas, Rich played collegiate golf at Fort Hays State University before receiving his Associates Degree from Garden City Community College. He got his start in 1991 as a non-member Head Professional and Greens Keeper of his 9-hole course that he grew up playing. He spent three seasons responsible for the maintenance of his course and eventually landed a position working as a third assistant at The Falls Golf and Country Club in New Ulm, Texas.
In the spring of 1994 Rich joined Twin Oaks Country Club as a third assistant and eventually became a first assistant by the spring of 1995. Rich was elected to the PGA Membership in November of 1996. Rich took over the role as Head Professional in November of 2006 to be our third ever Head Golf Professional. He has a passion for the spirit of the game and teaching youth and players of all skill levels.
Rich is married to wife Cathy and has two step-daughters. His passions outside of golf are family, hunting and baseball.