National Golf Foundation



PGA of America

Company Information

Mailing Address: 1916 Pga Pkwy
Frisco, TX  75033-0819
Location Address: 1916 Pga Pkwy
Frisco, TX  75033-0819
Country: United States
County: Denton County
DMA: 548 - West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce FL
CBSA: 19100 - Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
Region: 7 - West South Central
Phone: (561) 389-4647

Contact Information

Owner/President: Jim Richerson, PGA, General Manager
Head of Finance: Rhona Aime, CFO
Other Contact(s): Michael R. Abramowitz, Public Relations Director, Membership & Inclusion
  Todd Alfred, Senior Director, Development PGA REACH
  Brittany Allen, Commercial Sales and Events Lead
  Dan Baker, Senior Director - Industry Partnerships
  Alan Bartlett, Technology
  Drew Blasband, Sr Director, Deputy General Counsel
  Jeff Bloom, Financial Planning & Business Controller
  Jamie Carbone, Sr. Director, Public Relations
  David Charles, Senior Director, Championships
  Sandy Cross, Chief People Officer
  Charles Dillahunt, Strategic Adjunct to the Chief Executive and Chief People Officer
  John W. Easterbrook, Jr., Chief Membership Officer
  Molly Gallatin, Sr Director, Inclusion and Culture
  Kelly Gilley, PGA, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / Central
  Jonathan Gold, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / Northeast
  John Handley, Director, Partnerships & Championship Sales
  Kris Hart, Senior Director, Growth and Ventures
  Drew Hilton, Director of Data Marketing
  Tyler Himebaugh, Dir. Partnership Sales
  Joe Hoke, Director, Marketing Operations
  Mark Johnson, Senior Director, Coach / Consumer Technology
  Craig Kessler, Chief Operating Officer
  Scott Kmiec, Senior Director, Career Services
  Monte Koch, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / West
  Dawes Marlatt, Senior Director, PGA Member Education & Talent Dev.
  Roger Meier, Sr. Director, PGA Professional Golf Course Maintenance Ops
  Josh Milliern, Sr. Director Tax and Section Finance
  Casey Morton, Senior Director, Global Media, Production and Wagering
  John Newkirk, Senior Director Operations
  Diane Patz, Sr. Director People Operations
  Jeff Price, Chief Commercial Officer
  Mike Ray, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / Atlantic
  Luke Reissman, Senior Director, Partnership Strategy and Management
  Josh Riley, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / North Central
  Kevin Ring, Golf Writer
  Todd Sammons, Director, Education
  Kevin Scott, Chief Technology Officer
  Kennie Sims, Sr Director, PGA REACH Impact
  Rob Smith, GM, PGA Interactive
  Henry Smokler, Chief Legal & Risk Officer
  Keith Soriano, PGA, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations
  Don Sweeting, Regional Director, Member & Section Operations / Southeast
  Steve Tanner, Senior Director, Player Engagement
  Mark Tschetschot, Senior Director, PGA Member Championships, Rules & Competitions
  Ernie Vilar, Dir. PGA Property Sales
  Seth Waugh, CEO
  Scott Wellington, Senior Director, Member and Section Operations / SBO
  George Whitaker, Senior Director, Enterprise Technology
  Fahad Zahid, Sr. Director, Brand & Digital Marketing

Business Segment Description

Year Established: 1916
Number of Employees: 1000+
Target Audience: Consumers,Facilities,Businesses
Segment(s): Golf Associations
Player Instruction

Company Description

The PGA of America is one of the worlds largest sports organizations, composed of nearly 28,000 PGA Professionals who work daily to grow interest and inclusion in the game of golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


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