Chris Baisch, PGA
Chris has been at Hazeltine since 2010, and has over ten years of teaching experience. He is becoming one of Minnesota’s leading young golf instructors. He loves working with all ages men/women but has a real passion for developing elite young junior golfers and helping them reach their full potential.
Josh Luehmann, PGA
Josh is a native of Cedar Falls, Iowa and graduated from Simpson College (IA). Josh was most recently at Spring Hill Golf Club. Prior to his return to Minnesota, Josh was an assistant golf professional at Brookside Country Club in Columbus, Ohio for 7 years . Josh then elevated to head golf professional at Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club (OH) for two years.
Andy is a native of Grand Marais, Minnesota and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Stout where he played on the men’s golf team. Andy began his professional career at Superior National in Lutsen, Minnesota where he has spent the last three summers. Andy is currently spending his winters at Desert Mountain, Arizona. At Desert Mountain, Andy is working under Mike Scully, who was the professional at Medinah Country Club for the 2012 Ryder Cup. Andy is an accomplished player, having won the 2012 Minnesota Assistants Championship.
Nick Sage, PGA
Assistant Golf Professional
Nick is a native of Bloomington, Minnesota and a 2013 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s PGA Golf Management Program and earned his PGA Membership in January of 2014. Prior to joining Hazeltine as an Assistant Golf Professional, he spent the last four summers at Aronimink Golf Club (2013), Pebble Beach Golf Links (2012), Hazeltine National (2011), and Interlachen Country Club (2010). Working at such iconic clubs has instilled in him a passion for the history of golf clubs, and he looks forward to helping bring Hazeltine’s history to life.
Stefi is a native of New Prague, Minnesota and attends the University of Nebraska where she will graduate this next spring with a degree in education. Steffi played all four years on the women’s golf team while at Nebraska. Her playing highlights include six career top 10 finishes, along with qualifying for the national U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Publinks Championship. Next fall Steffi will begin her school teaching career at Northfield High School where she will teach social studies.
Alex is a native of Burnsville, Minnesota and currently attends Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. Alex will be spending a six month internship with us this summer. Prior to joining our team Alex completed internships at Olympic Hills (2012) and Crystal Lake (2008 – 2011). Alex knows our property well, as he served as a marshal on the 18th hole of the 2009 PGA Championship.
James is a native of New Prague, Minnesota and currently attends the University of Nebraska where he is a freshmen enrolled in the Professional Golf Management Program. Working at Hazeltine will be James first experience as an intern, so please make him feel welcome! James is familiar with being around a golf operation as he has worked the last six summers at Minnesota Valley Country Club, along with two summers in the golf shop at New Prague Golf Club.
Erika is a native of Parsippany, New Jersey and currently attends Coastal Carolina University where she is completing her junior year. Erika completed an internship at Essex County Country Club in New Jersey. Erika has a passion for the merchandising side of golf.