Men's Golf Assistant Coach
Ken Fry starts his third season with the Notre Dame men[apos]s golf program. Fry serves as the head golf professional at Notre Dame[apos]s Warren Golf Course, will assist with various phases of the program-including instruction and on-campus recruiting-and will travel with the team to select away tournaments.
Fry was first hired by Notre Dame in May of 1999, as head golf professional for the Warren Golf Course-the highly-anticipated campus facility that opened in May of 2000.
Fry[apos]s duties with the Warren Golf Course include managing daily operations and staffing, overseeing execution of tournaments, establishing lesson and clinic programs, developing a caddy program and assisting in the development and implementation of customer service programs.
The 33-year-old Fry is a native of Pittsfield, Mass., and graduated from Syracuse University in 1991 with a bachelors of science in operations management.
A hockey player converted to golfer, Fry has been a member of the PGA since Feb. of 1998.
After graduating from Syracuse, Fry moved to Atlanta and began working as a caddy at the newly-opened Golf Club of Georgia, the 1991 recipient of Golf Digest[apos]s [quote]Best New Private Course.[quote]
Fry moved to South Bend in July of 1994 and assisted in the opening of the highly-acclaimed Blackthorn Golf Club. He then moved across town to Morris Park Country Club as their first assistant pro for the next three years. He assisted in all aspects of the golf program at Morris Park and oversaw the junior program. Under the tutelage of past Indiana Section President and Walker, Fry completed his apprentice training with the PGA and became a full member of the organization.
Fry polished his skills at Meridian Hills in Indianapolis, where he began work in Feb. of 1998 under the tutelage of multiple PGA award recipient Jack Barber.