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Tyler grew up in North Bend, a small town in northeast Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from the Professional Golf Management Program in the fall of 2014. He has worked as an Assistant Golf Professional at Skokie Country Club in the North Chicago suburbs during the summers and Whisper Rock Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona in the winters from May 2014 through February 2016 before moving back to the Midwest and joining the Professional Staff at Glen Oaks Country Club in the spring of 2016. Tyler was elected to PGA membership in March 2015. He enjoys spending free time playing golf, going to concerts, seeing sporting events, cooking, and being with family.
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Tom grew up in Elk River, a small suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota. In December of 2016, he graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Professional Golf Management. While at Nebraska he gained industry experience through internships at Medina Golf and Country Club in Medina, MN, TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN, as well as Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, IL. In January of 2017, Tom was elected to PGA Membership. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf or hockey, and running. He also enjoys watching sporting events, such as NFL football or NHL Hockey.
We are very excited to announce Lori Gaffney-Burmeister to the Professional Staff at Glen Oaks Country Club. Many of you may know or have taken golf lessons from Lori. She has a wonderful reputation and has been teaching at Longview Golf Center for 26 years. She is now joining our team as a LPGA Class A Teaching Professional.
Lori was a high school state champion at Valley High School, then went on to play college golf and graduate from The University of Georgia. She played golf professionally for a short time but discovered her passion for teaching people and promoting this great game of golf.
Lori has been a member of the LPGA since 1987 and was trained by many exceptional instructors. She taught with The John Jacobs Golf Schools for several years in Florida, California, Arizona, Alabama, Missouri and Texas.
Lori was named as one of the Top 50 Instructors in the country in 2002, 2007 and 2008.
She loves to teach people of all ages and abilities. You will quickly see and learn that Lori has a gift at conveying her instruction in an effective, easy to understand and relaxed manner, that will quickly improve your golf game. Her energy and excitement is contagious! She is looking forward to helping each individual reach their goals. Please welcome Lori to the team when you see her next!