Meggan Bunker enters her third season at CSU Bakersfield in fall of 2016. She joined the Roadrunner staff in March of 2015 as the interim head coach of the men’s golf team at CSU Bakersfield. Bunker was named Head Coach for the 'Runner men before the start of the 2015-16 season.
The ‘Runners lowered their average team score in Bunker’s first season with the squad. The year before her arrival, CSUB posted a season average of 326.00 (+39). In 2014-15, the ‘Runners dropped their season scores to 312.63 (+18) in their first year under Bunker. During 2015-16 CSUB maintained a good pace at 307.27 (+20) and posted its best finish at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament (fifth of seven teams).
For the past three years, Bunker has worked as the Assistant Golf Pro/PGA Apprentice at Bakersfield Country Club. She is also in the PGA Golf Management Program and is working on a Class A PGA Membership. Bunker turned professional in 2011 and still competes in Pro SoCal PGA tournaments.
She was the 2012 Southern California PGA Runner-Up Player of the Year and has taken part in the auditions for the The Golf Channel’s Big Break twice. In 2010 and 2008, she won the Kern County Women's Amateur Championship and claimed the Riverlakes Amateur Championship in 2006.
Bunker is a graduate of CSU Bakersfield who earned her degree in Business Administration - Sports Management in 2010. She was a four-year letterwinner for the Roadrunners (née Meggan Bellows) and was the first recruit for the inaugural women’s golf team during the 2006-07 season and led the ‘Runners in scoring average as a freshman. As of 2015 when she joined the coaching staff, Bunker still had the fourth-best career scoring average for a Roadrunner in program history (min. 30 rounds played).
Prior to her time at CSUB, Bunker was a standout golfer for the Centennial High School girls’ golf team in Bakersfield. She was selected as the Bakersfield Californian All-Area Player of the Year in 2005, was named to the Bakersfield Californian All-Area First Team twice, and was a two-time team MVP at Centennial. As a senior, Bunker helped lead the Golden Hawks to a Valley Championship. She had also previously coached the Centennial High School girls team for four years before coaching the ‘Runners.
A native of Bakersfield, Bunker lives in town with her husband, Rob, whom she married in 2011, and her stepson, Ritchie.