Master Golf Club Grinder/Builder/Fitter
- Studied with Hall of Fame Master Grinder Don White of Macgregor Tourney Golf (2008)
- Studied with Master Grinder Isao Okamura at Kyoei Forging House in Ichikawa, Japan (2011)
- Studied with Master Forger Tomokazu Kouno at Kyoei Forging House in Ichikawa, Japan (2011)
- Studied with Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Mike Adams in regards to the concepts of the wedge swing and wedge fitting. (2010-11)
Worked with various PGA Tour Professionals including:
- Fulton Allem, Aaron Baddeley, Cameron Beckman, Robert Garrigus,
- Peter Jacobsen, Matt Kuchar, Ryan Moore, and Kevin Streelman.
Presented James Patrick Custom Wedges at the 2010 Hawaii Teaching and Coaching Summit at Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii
Class "A" PGA Professional within the PGA of America
Bachelor's Degree in Agribusiness from Arizona State University as a Professional Golf Management Graduate
Magna Cum Laude Graduate Honors from Arizona State University
James Patrick Golf - Minneapolis, MN Founder/Owner
Specializing in a line of custom hand-ground Japanese forged wedges with tungsten cg weighting. Also offers a custom shop modifying various manufactures irons, wedges, and putters through grinding, tungsten weighting, custom hand stamping, unique finishing techniques, and custom building that are specifically catered to the client.
Arizona State University - Mesa, AZ Instructor of Golf Club Building and Design
Instructed the Professional Golf Management Program on the art of club building and design. Also re-built and re-designed the golf club building center at the Polytechnic campus. Responsible for teaching, exams, and grading of the 22-student class.
Cool Clubs Golf - Scottsdale, AZ Head of Custom Design
Created a department specializing in high-end custom wedges and putters for PGA Tour Professionals, celebrities, and public clientele. Products were made with high quality materials, they were aesthetically pleasing to the client, and they performed at a high level. Responsible for build shop set-up, purchasing, inventory management, budgeting, and marketing of the Custom Design Studio at Cool Clubs.
Hot Stix Golf - Scottsdale, AZ Custom Department Manager
Responsible for producing custom wedges and putters through various grinds and tungsten weighting for the general public as well as PGA Tour Professionals. Also, worked in the building department building custom golf equipment. Provided innovations to improve Hot Stix Golf such as developing a more prominent custom wedge business, created quality control methods, operational efficiencies, and redesigned the custom club building department work space.