Greg Osbourne, PGA
Greg Osbourne created a new era of the Men and Women's Golf as the new Head Women's Golf Coach at Mt. San Antonio College. Prior to arriving at Mt. SAC, Osbourne was the Director of Golf at Cal State Bakersfield for the past two seasons, serving both the men and women's program. "We are excited to welcome Coach Osbourne to Mt. SAC." replies Athletics Director, Joe Jennum. "He is a proven golf coach, fundraiser and will be able to take our program to the next level." In just three years the Men’s golf team qualified and participated in the 2018 CCCAA State Championships where they finished sixth.
Prior to Bakersfield, Osbourne coached at Glendale College where he served as the head golf coach from 2007-13 and as the women's head coach from 2010-13. During his time with the Vaqueros, Osbourne led members of his programs to two state runner-up finishes, four individual All-Americans, and one state champion. Greg was named Western States Conference Coach of the Year on two occasions.
As a player, Osbourne earned first-team All-Conference honors for Cal Lutheran three times from 1982-84. He was named first-team All-District in 1983 and 1984 and then led the Kingsmen in qualifying for the NAIA National Tournament in both years. In 1984, he was the NAIA District III Individual Champion and earned All-American honors that season when he placed fourth at the NAIA National Championships. He was inducted into the Cal Lutheran Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.
As a member of the PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association), Osbourne has been involved in all aspects of the golf industry for over 25 years. He developed his own teaching method with the use of computer technology, serving as the Head Golf Professional at Chevy Chase Country Club in Glendale, CA. Over the years, he has been selected to represent the companies of Titleist, Foot-Joy, Dr. Pepper, Golf Digest, and others in National commercial golf campaigns.
Osbourne has worked in many different aspects of the golf industry. He became president of United States Golf Corporation from 1992-95 where he was involved in the development of a highly advanced golf ball. He then became president and owner of Wisdom Golf Inc., which researched and developed state of the art titanium golf clubs and marketed them through sales strategies via the Internet from 1995-97. In 2003, started US Transport, which transported workers compensation patients to, and from their home, and to their doctor appointments.
Establishing himself as a well-respected instructor, in 1998 he became Head Golf Professional at Sepulveda Golf Complex, before moving to Whittier Narrows Golf Course in Rosemead in 2001. After gaining a spot on the North-South Cup Team for three consecutive years, he won the All-American Classic in 2003 and several local PGA events. In 2006, he competed on a professional golf team called the Los Angeles Stars of the National Golf League. He also had a reoccurring role as an actor on the NBC show Las Vegas that starred famous actor James Caan. In fact, Caan served as Osbourne's assistant coach for a time at Glendale College.
Osbourne received his Master’s Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine.