CIRLCEVILLE, OH - The Ohio Christian University Trailblazers would like to formally announce Lane Patrick as the new head coach for the men's golf program effective immediately. Patrick steps into the position replacing Matthew Decker, who was the head coach of the team for four seasons and helped to establish golf as a competitive program within the institution. 

 

Coming into Ohio Christian with a decorated background in golf, Patrick bolsters a resume that includes having played in multiple regional and national junior tournaments, attending Liberty University on a four year golf scholarship, as well as owning and operating multiple golf courses throughout Ohio. While at Liberty University, Patrick was a part of three Virginia State Intercollegiate Championship teams as well as a participant in the NCAA Division II National Championship.

 

Following college, Patrick would go on to compete multiple PGA mini-tour events as well as state opens. Other highlights of his career including taking lessons under Pro-emeritus Jack Grout at Muirfield Village as well as owning/leasing multiple course in the immediate area such as The Elm GC, Big Beaver Creek GC, and Dogwood Hills GC. Lane is married to his wife, Robin Patrick, with whom they have had two children. Both Lane and Robin have already been connected to Ohio Christian, as Lane teaches Accounting as well as other Graduate level courses, while Robin is the Director of Student Services for OCU. 

 

"I am very excited to take over the men's golf program and be able to build on what Coach Matthew Decker has already accomplished," said Patrick. "I look forward to meeting the team and getting back to work to prepare for the upcoming 2017-18 season."

 

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