Bruce grew up in Salinas, California, and started playing golf at the age of 7. He earned a B.A. in Recreation from Spokane’s Whitworth College, with a minor in Philosophy, and played on the golf team for Whitworth College. During his nine years with the Pebble Beach Company as a Head Pro and General Manager, Bruce served on the Pebble Beach Golf Academy, the Jack Nicklaus/Jim Flick Golf School, and the PGA National Faculty. A multiple NCPGA Section award winner, Bruce served on seven committees including teaching and education. Teaching has always been Bruce’s professional passion, and he is a certified club fitter with seven golf equipment companies.