Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex

Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Devon Brouse
Head Coach & Director of Golf

Devon Brouse, a 1971 Purdue graduate, is in his 15th season as head coach and director of golf operations for the Boilermakers.

In addition to his coaching duties for both the men's and women's golf teams at Purdue, Brouse is responsible for overseeing operations for the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. The 36-hole masterpiece features two distinctly challenging courses - the Ackerman Hills and Kampen layouts. The latter was designed by the legendary Pete Dye and was the site of the 2008 NCAA Men's Golf Championships.

The complex also features state-of-the-art practice facilities and ranks among the finest in college golf.

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Daniel M. Ross
Head Golf Professional & Director of Instruction

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.

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Brent Wills
Assistant Golf Professional - Events and Marketing

Brent joined the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex professional staff in March 2004 and has been employed at the BBGC since 2000. Brent has helped more hundreds 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. Brent is a certified Nike 360 Club Fitting Specialist and offers club fitting and repair services. Contact Brent by email or the link below to start improving your game today!

Conner Clinkenbeard
Conner Clinkenbeard
Assistant Golf Professional - Merchandising and Food & Beverage

Conner joined the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex professional staff in June 2012 after being previously employed at the BBGC 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 gradutated 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.

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Jim Scott
Jim is the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex Superintendent. Jim began construction on the Kampen Course with Pete Dye in 1995 and has continued to improve and maintain the facilities of the Golf Complex.

Kyle Post
Associate Superintendent
Kyle is the Associate Superintendent at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

Jerry Lauraitis
Assistant Superintendent

Jerry is the Assistant Superintendent at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

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Ackerman Hills 18 OPEN

All 18 holes on the Ackerman Hills course will remain open through Sunday, August 24th.

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Ackerman Hills Renovation Will Make Course 'enjoyable for all to play'

Have you ever played Pinehurst No. 2 or Torrey Pines? If so, you know the special feeling...

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