Sherry Makerney
Sherry Makerney
Title: Head Golf Coach; PERA Associate Professor of the Practice
Phone: 781-283-2005
Email: smakerne@wellesley.edu
Education: B.S., University of Northern Colorado

Sherry Makerney enters her 12th season as head coach of the Wellesley golf team in 2018-19. In her first four seasons, Makerney coached Kim Eaton ’11, the 2011 NCAA Division III Golfer of the Year, to All-American honors. 

Makerney holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and is an experienced golf professional with skills in playing, teaching, coaching and marketing. She brings a wealth of experience to Wellesley with her most recent stop being at the Patterson Club in Fairfield, Connecticut. As an LPGA teaching professional, Makerney was successful in growing the ladies golf program and instrumental in the organization and development of all member tournaments and events. She implemented innovative video analysis in her lessons that enabled her to give comprehensive swing evaluation and further aid player development.

Prior to the Patterson Club, Makerney spent two seasons as a certified Golf Digest Teaching Professional at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She taught numerous golf schools and conducted several ladies only golf events as lead instructor. Makerney also served as the public relations representative for Golf Digest at the Masters tournament in Augusta, Georgia. In addition, Makerney has served as an instructor at Elite Golf Cruises, the Chuck Cook Academy at the Barton Creek Country Club, the Hank Haney Golf Ranch, and Kapalua Golf Club in Maui, Hawaii.

Makerney was a standout member of the golf team at Division II University of Northern Colorado. Serving as team captain, she racked up fourteen top-ten finishes and was named All-North Central Conference. She has continued to maintain a competitive level of play and enjoys playing in competitive tournaments throughout the year.
 
Season Liberty League Championships

Ann S. Batchelder/Wellesley Invitational

Program Highlights
2007-08 -- -- --
2008-09 -- No Team Score Kim Eaton - 45th at NCAA Championships 
2009-10 -- 4th Place Kim Eaton - 10th at NCAA Championships
2010-11 -- 3rd Place Kim Eaton - 49th at NCAA Championships/D3 National Golfer of the Year
2011-12 -- 5th Place -- 
2012-13 3rd Place (724) 5th Place  --
2013-14 4th Place (747) 6th Place  --
2014-15 5th Place (699) 7th Place  --
2015-16 5th Place (729) 6th Place --
2016-17  3rd Place (660) 5th Place -- 
2017-18 3rd Place (317 - One Day) 4th Place --
Totals 11 Seasons