PGA - Hall of Fame

UCCS PGA Golf Management Alumni Hall of Fame

Recognizing The Dedication of PGA Alumni

The UCCS PGA Golf Management Hall of Fame honors individuals who through their lives, careers, service, and support have made significant and enduring contributions to the PGA of America and the PGA Golf Management Program in its mission and vision.

A PGA Golf Management Hall of Fame Inductee is not required to be chosen each year, as dictated by nominations and the selection process. Up to 1 individual could be inducted each year at the annual Family & Friends Awards Event.


Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Ali Wells, PGA

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    Class of 2009 

    Inducted 2022


    • PGAHQ Executive Director Committee - 2020
    • PGAHQ Junior League Committee - 2020
    • PGAHQ Executive Director Committee - 2018
  • Jake O'Dell, PGA

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    Class of 2007

    Inducted 2022


    • Colorado Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year Private - 2018
    • Association of Golf Merchandisers - 2013
  • Keith Stilwell, PGA

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    Class of 2010

    Inducted 2022


    • Commander's Award for Civilian Service - 2012, 2014
    • UCCS PGA PGM Alumni of the Year - 2012
    • Colorado Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year Public - 2019
  • Jim Owens, PGA

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    Class of 2008

    Inducted 2023


    • Golf Sales Representative of the Year - 2022
    • PGA Iowa Section 
About the Program
Creating the Next Generation of Leaders in the Golf Industry
As a PGA Accredited University, the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program works directly with the PGA of America to provide the very best in education and training. Only 18 universities worldwide have earned this important distinction. Students in our program have access to exceptional hands-on internship opportunities at over 800 facilities worldwide. Once you secure a job in the golf industry, you will be eligible for membership into the PGA of America as a PGA Golf Professional. Membership into this exclusive community of PGA Golf Professionals will provide you with the tools and support as well as the prestige for a successful and rewarding career in the golf industry.