PGA of America Names Jeff Drimel, PGA as the New Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska PGA Sections Career Consultant
PGA Career Services is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff “JD” Drimel, PGA to join the team totaling 18 Career Consultants, serving PGA Members and employers nationwide. Drimel will serve the Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota PGA Sections, which also includes North Dakota and South Dakota. He will join the other 17 field consultants across the country, to forge stronger relationships through the overall smaller geographic territories that each Consultant manages.
A PGA Member since 1987, Drimel recently completed his term on the PGA Board of Directors as District 8 Director. Drimel was also President of the Minnesota PGA Section. He has won many awards during his 26 years in the Section. Drimel previously worked at Medina (Minn.) Golf & Country Club for 22 years as its PGA Head Golf Professional.
Drimel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Ferris State University, where he graduated from its PGA Golf Management Program. He also recently completed all four areas of certification in the PGA Certified Professional Program.
Drimel spent the previous 25 years as a PGA Head Golf Professional—22 years at Medina and 3 years at Apple Creek Country Club in Bismarck, N.D. He also has worked as Assistant Golf Professional at: Edina (Minn.) C.C.; Toledo (Ohio) C.C.; Crystal Downs C.C. in Frankfort, Mich.; Deer Track G. & C.C. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and a host of other facilities while he attended Ferris State. He has served the Minnesota PGA Section in all leadership roles, as well as on many of its Committees. Drimel has also served on PGA of America National Committees, including Properties and Scholarships.
Drimel lives outside of Minneapolis in St. Michael, Minn., with his wife Karen; and has three adult children: Jake, Cody and Kate.