Matt Meneghetti is in his second season as the head golf coach at Purdue Calumet, after helping start the program in 2010. He has over 20 years of experience as a golf professional, including 18 years as a Class A member of the Professional Golfers Association.
Meneghetti came to Purdue Calumet from Centennial Park Golf Course in Munster, Ind., where he serves as the PGA Professional. He has held a number of clinics for ladies, men and juniors of all levels, while also conducting a junior program that averaged 110 golfers per session.
Prior to his time at Centennial Park, Meneghetti held professional titles at Dick Sporting Goods, Lakes of the Four Seasons Country Club and Lansing Country Club. He has also had a very successful playing career, highlighted by his fourth-place finish at the Rums of Puerto Rico Pro-Am.
The Northern Illinois University graduate has been involved in nearly all aspects of the golf industry during his career, administering clinics, managing courses, ranges and tournaments as well as handling marketing and merchandising issues. He was also named a Titleist Golf Top 100 Custom Fitter in 1999 and 2000.
Brett Teske is in his second year as an assistant coach for the men’s golf program, after spending the past six years as an assistant golf professional under the tutelage of current PUC head coach Matt Meneghetti. He is involved in all aspects of the program, but primarily focuses on player development and academic monitoring.
The Andrean High School graduate was a four-year letterwinner in both golf and tennis, advancing to the IHSAA Regional Golf Tournament as a senior. He continued his athletic career at St. Joseph’s College in Renssalaer as member of the Pumas’ golf and tennis squads, earning four-straight All-GLVC honors in tennis.
Teske currently works as an independent contractor for USA Insulation, while also teaching in the Lake Central and Munster school districts. He lives in Munster with his wife, Mary Kate, and two children, William and Kenna.