Floyd A. Young has been a PGA Professional since 1972. He has had a long career in the golf business that started with his first position at the PGA National as a service provider. Floyd caddied for Jack Nicklaus in 1971 when Jack won the PGA Championship (Major) at PGA National Golf Club. He then went to Firestone C.C. and worked under Bobby Nickels for seven years as an assistant. He was the Head Pro at Cambridge C.C. in Cambridge, Ohio, for 14 years before he purchased Bluffton Golf Club in 1989 and Hidden Creek Golf Club in 2008. He is one of the few PGA Professionals in the Allen county area and takes great pride in his profession.
Luke A. Young has been the superintendent at Bluffton Golf Club since 2002 and Hidden Creek Golf Club since 2008. Luke graduated from Bluffton H.S and went to Lake City Community College in Florida and Clark State in Springfield, Ohio, for his turf degree. He and his wife, Kira, have one son; they also own Luke’s Bar and Grill in downtown Bluffton.
Drue A. Young is the manager at Bluffton Golf Club. She and Floyd have been married for over 40 years. Drue graduated from the University of Akron and takes care of the daily operations at Bluffton as well as catering for the outings and banquets.
Wendy Young Miller is the manager at Hidden Creek Golf Club. Wendy graduated from Bluffton H.S., received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Toledo and her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Bowling Green State University. She takes care of the daily operations at Hidden Creek and also heads the catering team for outings and banquets. Wendy and her husband, Steve, have three children.
1971 PGA Championship News Articles from the Lewiston Morning Tribune
Jack Nicklaus Takes Lead in PGA Championship Tournament
Nicklaus Takes 2 Stroke Lead in PGA
Nicklaus Runs 4 Birds to Increase His PGA Lead
Hail Jack the Giant Killer – 2nd PGA Falls to Nicklaus