Advisory Board

  • Darrell Crall, ChairChief Operating Officer, PGA of America
  • Justin ApelExecutive Director, Golf Course Builders Association of America
  • Leigh BaderExecutive Vice President, Global Value Commerce
  • Joe Louis Barrow, Jr.Chief Executive Officer, The First Tee
  • Jim BaughPresident, Jim Baugh Consulting
  • Joseph BeditzPresident & Chief Executive Officer, National Golf Foundation
  • J.R. BergantinoDirector, Golf and International, Rain Bird Corporation
  • Andy BilodeauSenior VP - Golf Division, Wasserman Media Group
  • Jane BlalockChief Executive Officer, JBC, Golf, Inc.
  • Mark BurnettChief Operating Officer, ClubCorp
  • Denver CaldwellManager, Turf Marketing & Marketing Support, John Deere Agricultural & Turf Division
  • Michael Cooper, Ph.D.Diversity & Inclusion Officer, OAI, Inc.
  • Marc DufourPresident and Chief Executive Officer, Club Car, LLC
  • John EasterbrookExecutive Vice President, Operations, Troon Golf
  • Rhett EvansChief Executive Officer, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • Rick FarrantFounder / Principal, GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness
  • Brad FelensteinDirector of Business Development, Sports Illustrated Golf Group
  • Jane GeddesExecutive Director, International Association of Golf Administrators
  • Bill GoldenPresident, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday
  • Rawleigh GroveChairman, United States Golf Manufacturers Council
  • Stephen HamblinExecutive Director, American Junior Golf Association
  • Brad HamiltonGeneral Manager - Commercial Division, The Toro Company
  • Cathy HarbinPresident, On Course Operations
  • Kris HartCEO, Nextgengolf
  • Jerry HinckleyChief Business Development & Marketing Officer, Leisure Financial Group, LLC.
  • Jim HinckleyPartner & Chief Executive Officer, Century Golf Partners
  • Kevin HolleranPresident, E-Z-GO
  • John HugghinsSenior Vice President, TPC Operations, PGA TOUR
  • John IaconoPresident, Zero Friction
  • Joshua JacobsCEO, TGA Premier Junior Golf
  • Rand JerrisSenior Managing Director, Public Services, USGA
  • Steve JubbExecutive Director, National Alliance for Accessible Golf
  • Jay KarenChief Executive Officer, National Golf Course Owners Association
  • Guy KinningsGlobal Head of Golf, IMG Golf
  • Bob MaggioreChief Marketing Officer, TaylorMade
  • Ken MayChief Executive Officer, TopGolf
  • Mike McCarleyPresident, Golf Channel, Inc.
  • Jeff MorganCEO, Club Managers Association of America
  • Jay MottolaExecutive Director, Metropolitan Golf Association
  • Jack PeterPresident, World Golf Hall of Fame
  • Jon PodanyChief Marketing Officer, Ladies Professional Golf Association
  • Chad RitterbuschExecutive Director, American Society of Golf Course Architects
  • Geoff RussellSenior Vice President and Executive Editor, Golf Channel
  • Mark SteinbergPartner, Excel Sports Management
  • Dick SullivanPresident & Chief Executive Officer, PGA TOUR Superstore
  • Rick SummersChief Executive Officer, Golf Range Association of America
  • Pam SwensenChief Executive Officer, Executive Women's Golf Association
  • Jerry TardeChairman & Editor-in-Chief, Golf Digest
  • Ty VotawExecutive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, PGA TOUR
  • Henry WallmeyerPresident & Chief Executive Officer, National Club Association
  • Matt WilliamsDirector of Golf Development, Masters Tournament Foundation
World Golf Foundation Representatives
  • Steve MonaPresident & Chief Executive Officer
  • Peggy NortonProject Manager, GOLF 20/20