Ferris State Alumni Association
420 Oak Street, Big Rapids
Brendan Locke graduated in 2004 from Ferris’ Professional Golf Management program and is the owner/operator of GOLFTEC franchise locations in Wisconsin, Detroit, St. Louis and downtown Chicago.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Professional Golfers’ Association and is a past board member and former chair of GOLFTEC’s Franchise Advisory Board. He recently received the 2018 Bill Straughsbaugh Award for the Advancement of Teaching, rated by Golf Digest magazine as one of the best instructors in America in 2018 and 2013, was named GOLFTEC Regional Manager of the Year in 2017, and was named Wisconsin’s PGA Teacher of Year in 2012.
Locke’s community and philanthropic activities include volunteering with Junior Achievement, serving on the board of a Family Foundation that invests in local communities in need and serving on the Sarcoma Foundation of America’s Race for a Cure committee.