Rick has been a PGA Class A professional for 35 years. He was the Head Golf Professional at Lakewood Oaks Golf Club from 1982-2007 & the Assistant Golf Pro from 1979-1981. He graduated from the University of Nebraska, where he played golf and competed in two NCAA National Championships. Rick also competed in five National Club Professional Championships and the Dick's Sporting Goods Championship for Seniors tournament in New York in 2009. After Lakewood Oaks, he managed the Dick's Sporting Goods golf department from 2008-2014. Rick currently teaches the game of golf on a full-time basis.