Episode #23: Director of Student Support-PGA Golf Management Program at Coastal Carolina University: Paige Cribb 07/07/2020
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LPGA Instructor and Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk is joined by Paige Cribb, Director of Student Support of the PGA Golf Management Program at Coastal Carolina University. Paige was also the first female President of the Carolinas PGA section. Her responsibilities in the PGA Golf Management program include classroom lecture of Level 1 PGA of America education, academic advising and golf instruction. Paige brings a wealth of experience to her current profession as she was an assistant at Bay Tree Golf Club, The Legends Resort and was Head Golf Professional at Wachesaw Plantation East before joining the faculty at Coastal Carolina University. A native of Georgetown, S.C. Cribb earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she was a member of the women’s golf team, and her Master of Business Administration from Coastal Carolina University
Conversation is really informative and interesting especially for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the golf industry. Cribb also discusses what direction she feels the game of golf needs to go in order to grow.
-The process of being elected president of the country’s largest PGA section
-How she was received amongst the male PGA professionals
-What’s involved in being section president
-Role/responsibilites as Director of Student Support of the PGA Golf Management Program at Coastal Carolina University
-What a student can expect if they enroll in PGM program, is it for everyone?
-Golf career paths after graduation other than working at a golf course
-Would Paige ever return to the industry side?
-Is golf really growing?
-Meredith’s experience with Christopher Knight (played Peter on the Brady Bunch) during the 2014 Mrs. America’s pageant
-Importance of junior golf, helping out with the expense, kids play free and junior tees
-Where Paige sees herself in 10 years
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