Daniel M. Ross, PGA

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. Currently, Dan offers the First Tee Program, PGA Junior League and summer camps for Juniors.

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 eight collegiate level golf classes per semester called, “Golf: For Business and Life”. Dan has worked with thousands 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 in a whole host of brands.


In the years that Dan has been at Purdue he has been honored with many awards from the Indiana Section PGA:
2008  Horton Smith Award
2014  Player Development Award
2015  PGA Professional of the Year
2018  Merchandiser of the Year – Public Course

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