Greg Villeneuve Named Assistant Golf Coach At UCSB

July 26, 2001

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Greg Villeneuve, the Director of Golf at Sandpiper Golf Course in Goleta, has been named Assistant Golf Coach at UC Santa Barbara, head coach Steve Lass announced today.

"We are very excited that Greg has agreed to become a part of our program," Lass said. "He has an outstanding golf background and he is a great person. Greg brings a great deal to the team."

Villeneuve has competed as a Club Pro for several years. He took part in the 2000 National Club Professional Championships. In 1999, he won the Illinois Sectional Club Pro Championship. Prior to his arrival at Sandpiper Golf Course, Villeneuve was the Director of Golf at Westmoreland Country Club in Chicago.

"I look forward to helping the program in any way possible," said Villeneuve. "This is an outstanding opportunity for me and I am tremendously excited."