Scott Wilkerson returns to the Cumberland program for his fifth season as an volunteer assistant coach with the men’s and women’s programs after previously serving as head coach at CU for nine seasons from August 2004 until September 2013. This is his 13th season with the program.
Under Wilkerson’s direction, the CU men’s golf team won two TranSouth Conference championships (2005, 2009) and four Cumberland players claimed individual conference titles – Dustin Thomas (2011), Josh Young (2009), Michael Shinn (2006) and Barry Conaster (2005). The 2009 team finished 16th in the NAIA National Championships.
The Phoenix also hosted the 2005 Region XI Tournament and advanced to the NAIA National Tournament in 2006. Thomas earned an invite to the NAIA National Tournament as an individual in 2011 and Katie Legge reached the national tourney as an individual in 2013.
Wilkerson played professionally for 10 years after his collegiate career at Tennessee Tech. He served as the Director of Golf and PGA Head Golf Professional for 11 years at Oak Hills Country Club in Greenbrier, Tenn.
He served as a Tour Representative for SeeMore Putter Company for one year, working with PGA Tour players fitting and building putters, and spent two years as a Tour Representative with Nickent Golf, working directly with PGA Tour players, fitting hybrids, irons and woods.
Wilkerson was the Web.com Tour Manager for Adams Golf for a little over three years and spent two years as the PGA Tour Manager for Adams Golf as well. He is currently PGA Tour Manager for UST Mamiya, managing all tours for the shaft company while fitting players from the LPGA, Web.com and PGA Tours.
Wilkerson earned a bachelor’s in Education from Tennessee Tech in 1993 and also completed the PGA of America’s Golf Professional Training Program in 1997.
|2010-11||Head Coach||Cumberland||TranSouth Championships medalist (Dustin Thomas)|
TranSouth Championships winner/medalist (Josh Young)-
|2005-06||Head Coach||Cumberland||TranSouth Championships medalist (Michael Shinn)|
|2004-05||Head Coach||Cumberland||TranSouth Championships winner/medalist (Barry Conaster)|