David has been playing golf since he was 12 years old, and has been working in the golf industry since he was 13. He started as a cart boy at Charwood Country Club in West Columbia, SC.
The youngest son of Mike and Deedee Kullenberg, with older brothers, Brian and Chris, David graduated from Brookland Cayce High School in Columbia, SC. David went on to attend Coastal Carolina University where he earned his degree in Professional Golf Management in 2010.
David became a PGA member in 2011. He interned for the PGA during the 2007 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club, as well as the Ryder Cup at Valhalla in 2008. He also worked for the European Tour for the 2010 Ryder Cup at The Celtic Manor in Wales.
David was the caddie master and Volunteer Coordinator for the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club where he continued on as an Assistant Professional after the tournament until the end of 2014. He also worked as a tournament official for the Carolinas PGA Section in 2015. Prior to coming to The Palms Course as golf pro and general manager, David's last position was Head Professional at Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course in Charlotte, NC.