Meet the 2019 Summer Interns!
Golf House Kentucky is happy to welcome aboard six interns to our team this summer. Each of our interns will be at competitions organized by Golf House Kentucky throughout the summer including events on the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour, Drive Chip & Putt qualifiers, Kentucky PGA Section tournaments, Kentucky Amateur Series tournaments, and Kentucky's state championships. Get to know them in the following overviews and make sure to say hello to them when you see them throughout the summer!
Andrew Jenkins is a Louisville native and is attending the University of Kentucky, where he studies Political Science and minors in History. He’s been golfing for thirteen years and has worked in the golf department at a Dick’s Sporting Goods for three years. Andrew will most likely have a career in policy analysis but would love to be in the golf industry in some facet as well. Andrew is a big fan of UK’s football and basketball teams as well as the Cincinnati Bengals.
MacKenzie Peyton is originally from Henry County and now attends the University of South Alabama where she is a member of the women’s golf team. MacKenzie has received an Undergraduate Degree in Communications with a focus in Broadcast Journalism and currently working towards a Masters Degree in Sports Management. She is a big fan of Tiger Woods and is hoping to work in golf going forward, whether it’s in college athletics, coaching or in commentary, which is her dream job.
Bailey Plourde is studying economics and finance with a minor in mathematics at Centre College. She was born in Derry, New Hampshire and is a big fan of Boston’s sports teams as a result. Bailey has played golf for fourteen years and spent the last two years working at a golf course while also volunteering at numerous junior golf camps. Bailey aspires to be in the golf industry as either an event manager at a resort or a tournament director.
Erin Rowland comes to us from Western Kentucky University where she is studying Sport Management with a minor in Marketing. Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, Erin has transitioned to Kentucky in the years since, which included working at Long Run Golf Course last summer. She’s been golfing for thirteen years and also enjoys playing baseball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and working out. Her favorite sports teams include the Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees. With her career, Erin is hoping to work in marketing for a sports team or any aspect of the sports industry.
Zach Sorenson is studying Sport Management at Western Kentucky University. The Elizabethtown native has been golfing for 15 years and got his first dose of work experience in golf via assisting with a Sports Management golf scramble where he organized sponsorships, the scheduling of the event and its marketing. Zach has been working with facility and event operations at WKU, and now that he’s assisting with event management at Golf House, he hopes to continue to work his way up the ladder in the field. Zach is a big fan of traveling, and last year got to visit Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, and Austria in a twelve day span.
Michael Vick was born in Jacksonville, Florida and is now an Elizabethtown resident. He’s been golfing for thirteen years and aspires to be a valuable member of the golf industry after he completes the PGA Golf Management program at Eastern Kentucky University. Michael has a wealth of experience working at golf courses having previously been at Kentucky’s Lincoln Trail Country Club, The University Club at Arlington and Keene Trace Golf Club. He has also worked at Victory Ranch in Park City, Utah and Forrest Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri.