Ken Petter was born and raised in Merrick, NY on Long Island. He is a Florida Gulf Coast University Honors College Graduate (2020) with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in both PGA Professional Golf Management and Resort & Hospitality Management, with a minor in Economics. Ken was an active campus leader who served on the executive board as treasurer, vice president, and president of both the Professional Golf Management Student Association (PGMSA) and FGCU Club Management Association of America (CMAA) Student Chapter.
Ken gained practical industry experience, in both private club management and golf operations, through his employment at Piping Rock Club, The Creek Club, Quail West Golf & Country Club, and Club Benchmarking. His passion for continual learning continues with his current studies in the FGCU Master of Business Administration program. A recently elected Class A Professional, certified in Executive Management and Green belt certified in Six Sigma, Ken is excited to bring his knowledge and efforts to the FGCU Professional Golf Management Team as their Program Operations Specialist.