Jason Buha hired to head BSC Men’s Golf program

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jason Buha has been hired as Head Coach of the Birmingham-Southern men’s golf program, Athletic Director Joe Dean, Jr., announced today.

Buha played professionally for eight years, two of those on the PGA Tour. In 2002, he won the Nationwide Tour Dayton Open, and in 1999 was the NGA Hooter Tour Champion. Buha is also founder and Director of Instruction of the Buha Golf Academy at Ross Bridge Resort in Birmingham.

A 1997 graduate of Duke University, Buha was a four-year letterwinner for the Blue Devils and a 1997 NCAA All-America selection.

As an amateur, Buha was the 1996 Eastern Amateur Champion and the 1996 Monroe Amateur Runner-Up. In 1995, he was Western Amateur Quarterfinalist.

Buha also serves as an on-course commentator for The Golf Channel.

Buha will begin his coaching duties immediately in preparation for the team’s spring 2009 schedule.