April 30, 1998

Middlebury College Announces New Head Golf Professional

Jim Dayton Available to Public for Golf Instruction

Jim Dayton has accepted the position of head golf professional at Middlebury College's Ralph Myhre Golf Course. He will assume his new duties as of June 29. Dayton's responsibilities will include overseeing the golf pro shop operations, tournaments, club activities and golf instruction. He also will act as an advisor to Middlebury College's varsity golf program and coordinate all aspects of the College's physical education golf instruction.

Dayton is a Class A Professional Golf Association (PGA) golf professional and brings 17 years experience to his new role at Middlebury. For the past 13 years, he was the head golf professional at Sunrise Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Prior to this position, he was the head golf professional at the Jeremy Ranch Golf and Country Club in Park City, Utah, and the Fremont Golf Course in St. Anthony, Idaho. Dayton also has served on various boards and committees. He is the education chairman of the PGA's Inland Desert Chapter and a member of the Rules Committee for the PGA's Southern California Section.