Ballard hired as Oak Hill Pro
Updated: Thursday, December 12 2013, 10:10 AM EST
When Craig Harmon announced his retirement after more than four decades at Oak Hill, the country club went on a national search for his replacement. They found their man at Augusta National.
13 WHAM Sports has learned that Jason Ballard, a Senior Assistant Pro at the home of the Masters, has been hired as the new pro at Oak Hill.
35-year-old Ballard has also been an assistant pro at Congressional Country Club and at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
Ballard will officially start in his new role shortly after the new year
Oak Hill Country Club hosted the PGA Championship in August, the latest in a series of major championships at the club.