Stuart Smith has been hired as head golf professional at Somersett Country Club.
Smith previously was director of golf at Granite Bay Golf Club in California. He worked 13 years at the Sacramento-area course.
He was a touring professional for nine years after graduation from the University of California at Los Angeles.
The introductory 80-hour program — announced in May as one solution to Nevada’s oft-lamented skilled labor shortages — is designed to train people in construction, building maintenance and related trades.