Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex professional staff provides golf lessons
to people of all ages and abilities. Our golf instructors offer a
variety of lesson options including a convenient series of lessons to be
scheduled at your pace. Get started on your golf education by
completing the form below.
Daniel M. Ross, PGA
Dan is the Head Golf Professional & Director of Instruction at
the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. He has been a PGA Member since 1995
and joined the BBGC staff in 2004. He and his wife Luci, a graduate of
Purdue, have two children, Ally and Jackson. Dan played his collegiate
golf at Taylor University, graduating in 1992. Dan has been a golf
instructor since 1993, when he gave lessons as an Assistant Professional
at Harrison Lake Country Club in Columbus. During his time at Harrison
Lake, from 1993-96, Dan taught under PGA Master Professional Tony
Clecak. It was during this time that Dan developed a strong interest in
Junior Golf, which has remained a major part of his teaching programs to
this day. From 1997-2003, Dan worked with over 500 students at both
Walnut Creek Golf Courses and Edgewood Country Club. In 2004, Dan became
the Head PGA Professional at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, and in
2006 added the title of Director of Instruction. Each year Dan
coordinates and teaches six collegiate level golf classes per semester
called, "Golf: For Business and Life". Dan has worked with over 1,400
students in this class alone. In 2005, and again in 2007, Dan attended
the PGA: Teaching and Coaching Summit. One of the best parts of going to
these Summit's, was realizing the importance of technology with
teaching. Dan utilizes the V1 Video system for those wanting swing
analysis. In addition to his teaching expertise, Dan is also proficient
in club fitting, specifically brands such as Nike, Ping, and Callaway. Contact Dan by completing the form below.
Assistant Golf Professional
Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex professional staff in 2004 and has since
helped thousands of
students learn the game of golf in the Purdue University course "Golf:
For Business and Life". He offers private and group instruction to
beginner and novice golfers, including ladies, seniors and juniors.
Brent also assists with coordinating and teaching golf clinics and
junior golf programs along with club fitting and repair services as a
certified Nike 360 Club Fitting Specialist. Contact Brent by completing
the form below.
Assistant Golf Professional
Conner joined the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex professional staff in 2012 after being employed at the BBGC as a student from 2008-2011. Conner was previously an Assistant Professional at Quail Valley Golf Club in Vero Beach, Florida where had the opportunity to study under Golf Digest Top 30 Instructor, John Bierkan, and at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland. Conner is originally from Terre Haute, Indiana and graduated from Purdue in 2011. He has taught "Golf: For Business and Life" at Purdue and also has experience instructing golf clinics and junior golf programs. Contact Conner by completing the form below.
Assistant Golf Coach
Brian Brodell, PGA
Brian is an assistant coach for the Purdue men's golf team.