Patrick Daugherty is in his fourth year as the head coach of the men’s and women’s golf teams at Willamette University in 2016-17. Daugherty previously served as the assistant men’s and women’s golf coach at Willamette for three seasons.
During the 2015-16 season, Daugherty led the Bearcat men's team to second place in the Northwest Conference standings for the second year in a row. WU won the NWC Spring Classic, placed second at the NWC Fall Classic, and took third at the NWC Tournament.
In 2014-15, the Willamette men's team also earned second place in the NWC standings. The Bearcats won the NWC Tournament by 16 strokes and finished just one point out of first place in the overall season standings. In 2013-14, Daugherty coached the women's team to a fourth place finish in the NWC.
For the men's team, Ryan Kukula was named to the NCAA Division III PING All-West Region Team in both 2013-14 and 2014-15. He was chosen First Team All-NWC three times, including NWC Player of the Year in 2012-13. Clark Wilson won the NWC Tournament individual title this past season and also earned First Team All-NWC honors.
Daugherty attended Western Oregon University and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology.
He has been an employee at several golf courses in Oregon during his career. He worked in the golf shop at Salem Golf Club from 2012 through 2013. Previously, he gained experience at the Willow Lake Golf Center, the OGA Golf Course and Illahe Hills Country Club. He worked in customer services at Willow Lake, was the director of player services and assistant golf professional at the OGA, and served as the outside service director and golf shop assistant at Illahe Hills.