Kendall Murphy, originally from Oakland, CA, moved to Las Vegas in 2004 to attend UNLV, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation with a concentration in PGA Golf Management. Upon graduation, Murphy moved to Colorado Springs to become the Tournament Director at the Broadmoor Golf Club. In 2009 Murphy decided to return to school and attend Saint Mary’s College of California, earning his Master of Arts degree in Kinesiology and Sport Management. In 2011, Murphy was hired by the PGA of America to work at its Florida headquarters in the Membership Department for the PGA Performance Track program. In September 2012, Murphy was hired by UNLV to serve as the Program Coordinator for the UNLV PGA Golf Management Program, where he is also responsible for managing the recruiting and retention efforts for the program and serves as the Academic Advisor for incoming, and first and second year students in the golf management program. In addition, Murphy is responsible for the management of the player development program, which prepares students to pass their PGA Playing Ability Test. Murphy teaches Golf: For Business and Life and Tournament Operations, and assists in teaching Introduction to Teaching and Intermediate Teaching.