Bruce – Owner – Club Fitting, Repair & Sales
Bruce has 30+ years of experience in the golf industry. During his career, Bruce spent 5 years as a club professional earning membership in the PGA of America. Bruce then moved to Mizuno, USA in 1999 where he worked in club fitting and assembly on the consumer tech van and later as a Technician on the Mizuno PGA Tour trailer. In 2003, Bruce became the Lead Technician on the PGA Tour trailer for Callaway Golf. During his time on the PGA Tour, Bruce worked on golf equipment for more than 50 major champions and tour players from the PGA, Champions, and LPGA Tours and was honored to work with Hall of Famers players such as Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Annika Sorenstam, Phil Mickelson, and Ernie Els. Bruce is a Kansas native and helped start Sticks 96 Golf in 2012. Bruce and his wife Stephanie have two teenage boys and two dogs.
Dan – Manager – Golf Instruction, Club Fitting, Repair & Sales
Dan has been a golf professional for the last 15 years working at Wakonda Club and Wichita Country Club. Dan played college golf at the University of Northern Iowa and Newman University before turning professional in 2008. Dan joined Sticks 96 Golf in 2016 as a club fitter and swing instructor. He enjoys traveling and going to craft breweries. Dan is married to Katy, a very accomplished golfer, together they have two children.
Chris – Founder – Putting Instruction/ Putter Fitting
Chris started Sticks 96 Golf in 2012. A single-digit handicap player since his high school days. Chris won the KSHSAA Class 4A state high school championship and went on to play for 4 years at the University of Kansas. In addition to golf, Chris enjoys traveling with his wife, spending time on the lake, being a grandpa, and playing with his two dogs.
Dan – Repair Specialist – Club Repair
Dan spent 30+ years in the aerospace industry before retiring to spend more time playing and working in the golf industry. Before joining Sticks96 Golf, Dan spent 28 years as the owner and operator a of part time golf shop that specialized in club building and club repair. He played collegiately at Emporia State University where he was a 4 year letterman in golf and was All District his senior season. Dan also is the former course record holder at the Augusta Golf Course.