Paul has been serving Pine Tree Country Club since 2009, where he enjoys working at one of the best clubs and golf courses in Alabama as the Director of Golf. Born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota, he was introduced to golf a youth when his grandfather retired and they both took up the game together. Paul has earned degrees from Mississippi State University in Marketing & Professional Golf Management and from the University of Alabama-Birmingham in International Studies. After graduating from MSU, he moved to California to work as an Assistant Golf Professional at The Golf Club at Whitehawk Ranch, then returned to the South in 2000 as the Head Golf Professional at Inverness Country Club. He was elected to membership in the PGA of America in March of 2000, and is currently serving on the Alabama - NW Florida Section PGA Board of Directors as the Alabama Chapter President. Awards: 2015 Dixie Section PGA Horton Smith Award, 2016 DSPGA Alabama Chapter Youth Player-Development Award, 2018 Youth Player Development Award, and 2019 Professional of the Year.