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.