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PETE WLODKOWSKI - Founder/Publisher view profile> .. Twitter @amateurgolfcom
Pete Wlodkowski

Pete founded AmateurGolf.com in 2000, and continues to manage the company and team. Prior to that, he worked in technology sales for large companies like EMC and startups such as Inktomi and Ticketweb. Pete got his first taste for the golf business with the PGA Tour as Director of Marketing at the TPC River Highlands shortly after graduating from Middlebury College in Vermont, where he was captain of the golf team and won the Vermont Intercollegiate championship. He is a regular participant in amateur golf events and a member of the Olympic Club. Find Pete almost every Friday afternoon at the Goat Hill Park skins game in Oceanside.


CHRIS BRAUNER - Website Operations Manager view profile>
Chris Brauner

Chris has been around the game in one form or another all of his life. He brings experience as a competitor (having played in over 20 different tournaments listed on the Majors of Amateur Golf calendar); a college player at Rice University and golf coach at UNC Greensboro; a tournament director for college, amateur and mid-amateur events; and a variety of other roles.

Chris is a graduate of Rice University, with a B.A. and M.A. in Statistics, and also attended grad school studying sport psychology at UNC Greensboro.


KYLE RECTOR - Technical Services Manager view profile> ... Twitter @kylerector
Kyle Rector

Kyle is an experienced website developer, tech enthusiast, golf fanatic, and a mediocre putter, making him a good addition to the AmateurGolf.com team. When he is not working on one of the many AmateurGolf.com - managed websites, he is working as a digital marketing manager for a large multinational corporation. Away from a cubicle and a computer screen, Kyle is competing in Southern California Golf Association events and various other amateur golf events.

Kyle is a San Diego State graduate with a B.S. in Law and an MBA in Business Management.  If you want to see him in his natural habitat, just show up at the Torrey Pines Parking lot at 4:45am Saturday or Sunday.


JULIE WILLIAMS - Website Content Manager view profile> ... Twitter @BTSD_Jules
Julie Williams

An amateur golfer to the core, Julie loves to tell the stories of the people who make up this sector of the game. She got her start at Golfweek magazine covering the junior, college and amateur beats before moving on to AmateurGolf.com, where she keeps a daily eye on the competitive circuit. Outside of writing about golf, she also loves to play it. She's a former college golfer and now a high school girls golf coach, which gives her a reason to be at the course every day.

Julie graduated from Truman State University (in Kirksville, Mo.) with a major in journalism.


SAM DOSTALER - Website Content Contributor view profile> ... Twitter @SamDosty_5
Sam Dostaler

Sam came to AmateurGolf.com with experience covering sports for popular New England online publication MassLive, as well as doing live play-by-play broadcasts for various sporting events (he's still working on his golf whisper). If you hear from Sam, it means you've probably done something amazing on the golf course. Sam's job is to provide news, results, and information to help our members navigate the competitive golf landscape, and to ensure that our members get noticed when they perform their best.

Sam graduated from Springfield College with a degree in journalism and broadcasting.


In addition to our staff, AmateurGolf.com has relied on some of the best in the business to provide us with important services. These individuals and firms are as much a part of our success as anything else. We've also built a loyal team we call the "Player Staff" who inform us about important events, provide course and equipment reviews, and even test new products.

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