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Golf enterprise management students receive national award

September 25, 2013

Menomonie, Wis. — College of Management students Cody Pitz and Alexandra Westman from University of Wisconsin-Stout have received a national award.

They were named winners of the Don Rossi Scholarship from the National Golf Course Owners’ Scholarship Fund. They each received $1,000.

Pitz, of Valders, is majoring in golf enterprise management and business administration.
Cody Pitz
Westman, of Minneapolis, also has a double major in golf enterprise management and business administration, with a minor in Spanish.

The scholarship was established in 1992 to provide support to promising juniors and seniors majoring in sports administration and golf enterprise management degrees and who plan to pursue careers in a golf-related field.
Alex Westman
Rossi was president of the National Golf Foundation from 1970 to 1983 and then was executive director of the National Association of Public Golf Courses, now the National Golf Course Owners Association, until 1990.

The organization founded the award to honor Rossi and "individuals who have made significant contributions to the game of golf and its growth, and who have inspired others."

For more information about the scholarship, refer here.

For more information about the university’s golf enterprise management degree available on campus and as an online option, refer here.

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