Lawrence Country Club
400 Country Club Terrace
Lawrence, KS 66049
Main Office: 785-843-2866
Pro Shop: 785-843-2938
Brooks is a native of Sutton, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln as a PGA member while earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Business. He began his career in Buffalo, Wyoming at Buffalo Golf Club where he was an assistant for three years. In March of 2015 he moved to Wichita Country Club in Wichita, Kansas, where he served as the First Assistant Professional for the past four years. During his time at Wichita Country Club he started several initiatives to help grow the game, including junior and ladies programs utilizing the Operation 36 platform. Brooks enjoys coaching and spending time staying current on all of the Instruction breakthroughs whether it being fitness related (TPI, Titleist Performance Institute), swing mechanics, or coaching golfers on the art of learning. Brooks and his wife Bailey, who will be a 4th grade teacher at Corpus Christi Catholic School, are expecting their first child in August 2019.
Adam Breitenfeldt, Golf Course Superintendent
Adam graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Horticulture from Colorado State University. While attending CSU, Adam worked for Harmony Golf Club, a high end private course that is home to the CSU men’s and women’s golf teams. After graduating, he took a position just outside of Seattle at Chambers Bay in preparation for the U.S. Open. From Chambers he was promoted to Assistant Golf Course Superintendent for Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club in St. George, Utah. He and his wife Jennifer have a son named Wyatt. Adam has been at LCC since March, 2016.
Jason earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Kansas. Prior to KU, Jason was the Golf Services Manager at Hallbrook Country Club in Leawood, Kansas. While attending KU, Jason joined the team at Shadow Glen the Golf Club in Olathe, Kansas. Shortly before graduating, Jason was promoted to Director of Food and Beverage. In 2004, Jason moved to Las Vegas to grow his career as Restaurant General Manager at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. In continuing his career, Jason became a Multi-Unit General Manager at the Silverton Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. After 10 years in Las Vegas, Jason moved to Houston, Texas as the Regional Director of Operations for Bradley Ogden Hospitatlity. Jason is a Kansas native and once again resides in the place he has always called home.
Katie joins LCC most recently from Sporting Kansas City with a background in sports and event marketing. With over 12 years of marketing, sales and hospitality experience, Katie has worked in collegiate athletics at Wichita State, Southern Methodist University, Marquette University and University of Kansas. She has helped coordinate many national events including Superbowl XLII in Glendale Arizona, the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines, the 2014 Final Four in Dallas, Texas and many more. Most recently Katie planned her own destination wedding in New Orleans complete with beignets, jambalaya and a big brass band as well as her sister’s wedding at Chambers Bay Golf Course. A graduate of Oregon State University, Katie is a diehard Beavers fan. She also holds a Masters degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco.
Katie and her husband Derek are avid golfers and can be found on the course or at the pool with twins Allie and Dani here at LCC!
Todd was born and raised in Iowa. After high school he joined the US Army for a four year tour. He then moved to Florida after military duty and started cooking in hotels and country clubs, eventually becoming the Executive Sous Chef at a restaurant on the gulf coast specializing in seafood and steaks. After ten years in the Sarasota, FL area, Todd moved to Atlanta, GA to further his culinary career and work in some of the finest restaurants in the area specifically the Abby which was a Michelin star restaurant. He decided to take his culinary knowledge back to Iowa and open a restaurant called PHAT DADDYS in his home town which got a lot of exposure of being a large city type of restaurant in a town of two thousand. After serveral years in Iowa, he decided to go back south to Sarasota to work and found that he really enjoyed the country clubs’ culinary challenges and pleasures. Todd moved to Lawrence four years ago and has worked at the top hotels. Creating a relationship with some of the local farmers in the area really inspired him to continue his culinary career in Lawrence, thus going back to what he loves the most – country clubs. Todd joined the LCC team in October of 2014.
Elizabeth Sallinger, Event Coordinator
Steve Goracy, Assistant Golf Professional
Steve is a graduate of the Golf Academy of America, where he earned his degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management with an emphasis in Golf Professional coursework. Steve brings to Lawrence Country Club a background of private club experience, stemming from LeTriomphe Golf and Country Club in Broussard, Louisiana and Hawk Point Golf Club in Washington, New Jersey, where he had roles as both the First Assistant Professional and Tournament Operator. Steve is a native of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and has been at LCC since January, 2018.
Megan earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. After College, she moved to Texas where she developed her management career for over 10 years. She resides in Lawrence with her husband, Kenny and four children, Bronxton, Christopher, McKayla, and Khyree. Megan has been with LCC since April of 2016.