Alderbrook Golf welcomes new Golf Pro Jake Hanson
Today, Alderbrook Golf and Yacht Club is proud to welcome Jake Hanson as our 9th Head Golf Pro. His background includes five seasons at Sand Point County Club. He was the 2011 class valedictorian at the Golf Academy of America in Chandler, Arizona, where he earned an Associate Degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management and certificates in teaching, club building/repair, general management and tournament operations. He also has over 12 months of advanced USGA Rules of Golf training. In May 2014, Jake became a PGA Certified Professional after earning a certificate in Golf Operations, an achievement that only 2 percent of PGA’s 27,000 members have earned. Jake has developed a special interest in junior golf and loves to teach.
Jake graduated from Washington State University in 2005 with a degree in English. Prior to his college graduation, Jake enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2004, and was a commissioned as an officer in 2006 where he was a platoon commander, executive officer and assistant battalion operations officer for the 3rd battalion, 11th Marine Regiment. After completing tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Jake separated from the Marine Corp in June 2010 having achieving the rank of Captain.
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