Diversity Task Force

  • Michael Cooper, Ph.D. (Mike), Chair test
    Diversity & Inclusion Officer
    OAI, Inc. 

  • James Beatty
    Executive Editor
    African American Golfer's Digest 
    President, NCS International 

  • Kenneth Bentley (Ken)

  • Sandy Cross
    Senior Director, Diversity & Inclusion
    PGA of America 

  • Dr. William H. Crouch, Jr. (Bill)

  • Earnie Ellison
    Managing Partner
    Ellison Consulting Group, LLC

  • Lisa Furlong
    Senior Editor, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
    Dartmouth College

  • Wendell Haskins
    Senior Director, Diversity & Multi-Cultural Initiatives
    PGA of America 

  • David Higdon
    Managing Director

  • Craig Kirby
    Founder & CEO
    Golf. My Future. My Game. 


  • Mark Lowry
    Vice President, West Territory Network Management
    The First Tee

  • Erick Mitchell
    Director & Chief Investigator of Compliance, Diversity and Ethics
    George Mason University 

  • Marc Patrick
    Vice President, Global Marketing
    Nike Golf 

  • Clemmie Perry
    Founder & Director
    Women of Color Golf 

  • Renee Powell
    Clearview Golf Course

  • Gina Rizzi
    IMPACT360 Group

  • Venita Roberson, Ph.D.
    Sports Consultants, Inc. 

  • Robert (Rock) Robinson

  • Max Salas
    Senior Vice President Corporate Development
    Cornet Technology Inc.

  • Steve Schloss
    Chief People Officer
    United States Golf Association

  • Kennie Sims, MBA, PGA
    Vice President of Golf Operations
    Tampa Sports Authority

  • Tony Starks
    Associate Editor, PGA Magazine
    Editorial Director, Golf Range Magazine

  • Rick Summers
    Chairman & CEO
    Golf Range Association of America 

  • Jared Williams
    Managing Director
    Golf USA Tee Time Coalition