Burch  Wilkes 

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Senior Instructor and Director, PGA Golf Management (PGM) Program

Contact Information

704E Donald H. Ford Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-8992




Ph.D., 2008, The Pennsylvania State University, Recreation, Park and Tourism Management
M.S., 1994, The Pennsylvania State University, Leisure Studies

Teaching Interests

Merchandising and Inventory Management

Business Planning and Operations

PGA Golf Management Core Competencies

First Year Seminar

Internships - Golf Management

Research Interests

Intentions to Revisit
Constraint Negotiation
Buyer Behavior
Golfer's Attitudes Toward Slow Play

Courses Taught

PSU 014 First Year Seminar

RPTM 360 Golf Operation Management

RPTM 395B Internship in Golf Management

RPTM 497K Administration of Golf Operations III

RPTM 497L Administration of Golf Operations IV

Strategic Themes

  • Contexts and Social Institutions