About Us- Scott


Scott McDonald -Vice PresidentAbout Scott

Director of Speed

Scott has been a Head Professional for the past nine years, including eight seasons at Minnewaska Golf Club in Glenwood, Minnesota, followed by one season at Somerby Golf Club in Byron, Minnesota. Scott’s passion to grow the game is unwavering. He has served on the Minnesota PGA Board of Directors for the last five years and is currently serving as Secretary. In 2018, Scott founded the Minnewaska Fairways Fore All, a non-profit foundation that gives free access and instruction to junior golfers at Minnewaska Golf Club.

Scott graduated from the University of Minnesota, where he met his wife Julie and together, they have four children.


  • 2014 Facility Promotor of the Year – Public
  • Northern Director Minnesota PGA Board of Directors (2015-2019)
  • At Large Director Minnesota PGA Board of Directors (2019-2020)
  • Secretary Minnesota PGA Board of Directors (2020-2021)
  • Vice President – Minnewaska Fairways Fore All (2018-present)
  • Founder – The KNIT Charity Golf Tournament (2008-present)


  • 10 year PGA Member
  • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Professional     
  • PGA HOPE Certified Instructor                  
  • PGA.COACH Certified American Developmental Model              

Playing Accomplishments:

  • 2011, 2019, 2020 PGA National Championship Qualifier
  • 2011 PGA Assistants National Championship Qualifier
  • Top 10 Player of the Year Minnesota PGA (2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2011, 2010)
  • 10 Career Wins
  • Career Low 64

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