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Who We Are

Building a Better Golf Course 

Kansas State University Golf Course Management and Research Foundation

We are a Golf Course Foundation that utilizes donations from Founders to help build capital projects and improve Colbert Hills Golf Course. Our mission is to provide our community with a world-class golfing experience. By investing in our golf course, we aim to create a space that golfers of all ages and skill levels can enjoy. Our team is made up of passionate and experienced individuals who are dedicated to making our golf course the best it can be. Join us in our mission to build a better golf course for you!

Our Relationships

We value our relationships with our donors and golfers. We believe that open communication and trust are key in creating a successful and thriving golf course.

Our Experience

With years of experience in golf course management and research, we have the knowledge and expertise to create a world-class golfing experience.

Our Accountability

We understand the responsibility that comes with managing a golf course and we are committed to being accountable to our community and donors.

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Our Team

Tracer Paul

Executive Director - KSUGCMRF

Tracer, a native of Kansas, was raised in Osage City. After graduating from Osage City High School in 2012, Tracer went on to get his B.A. degree from Kansas Wesleyan University in 2015. During his

time at KWU, he played two sports, basketball and golf. While working for K-State Athletics and

Ahearn Fund in 2016, he earned his M.B.A. from KSU. In his spare time, Tracer enjoys golfing, hunting, and spending time with his wife, Miranda, and his family and friends.

Aaron Wall

Executive Director - First Tee Manhattan

Aaron Wall is the Executive Director of First Tee – Manhattan and proud Manhattan native. Graduating from Manhattan High School in 2003. Aaron went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health at Emporia State and a master’s degree in Sports Management from Western Kentucky. Outside of work, Aaron enjoys family life with his wife, Elise, and their two sons, Carson (10) and Davis (6).

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