Patrick started his PGA career at Hillcrest Country Club, where he worked his way up from an outside service specialist to assistant golf professional. After eight years of service at Hillcrest, Patrick transferred to Old Oakland where he became a “Class A” PGA professional. After working at Old Oakland for four years, Patrick joined the team at Prairie View Golf Club.
Patrick's passion is working with junior golfers. He has worked with high school golfers from Lawrence North, Mt. Vernon, Carmel, North Central, Hamilton South Eastern, Cathedral, Fishers, and Bishop Chatard (his Alma Mater). Patrick helped coach the Bishop Chatard ladies golf team to a 2010 State appearance.
Ben is a 2014 graduate from Trine University’s Golf Management program. During his tenure in the program, Ben completed 2 summer internships to further advance himself in the golf business; one at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club, and the other with Nike Golf as a Tech Rep conducting club fitting demo days at various golf clubs and country clubs throughout Indiana.
After graduation, Ben went on to be 2nd Assistant Golf Professional at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, Indiana for 6 months, and then moved down to Palm Harbor, Florida to be Assistant Golf Professional at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club where he conducted lessons and clinics for members and resort guests, as well as clinics for junior golfers.
Excited to return to Indiana Golf, Ben joins the Prairie View team as a Level 1 PGA PGM Apprentice and hopes to work extensively with the members, guests and junior golfers.