Rich Sutter begins his eleventh season as the coach of its men's varsity golf team in the fall of 2018.
Sutter is employed full-time at Westfield State as he begins his 17th season as head coach of the men's basketball team.
Men's golf returned to Westfield State as a varsity sport in the fall of 2008 after a 20-year hiatus. The Owls practice and play their matches at Tekoa Country Club, which is located near the University. Under Sutter's leadership, Westfield State won the MASCAC team title during the 2013 season. Owls' golfer Mike Sarkis won the MASCAC individual title in 2017.