PGA of America Hub, booth 5043

Wednesday, Jan. 26

What’s Happening in Golf?


David Lorentz, National Golf Foundation

10-10:30 a.m.

Operationalizing the Make Golf Your Thing Toolkit to Retain the New Wave of Golfers


Anna Alvarez Boyd, Co-Owner of Fairways to Leadership

Gianna Rojas, Adaptive Golfers

KemperSports SVP Marketing Kristine Rose

11-11:30 a.m.

Advancing Workplace Inclusion


Sandy Cross, Chief People Officer, PGA of America

Tom Reilly, Sr. Vice President Human Resources, Troon


Ann Ligouri

2-2:30 p.m.

Make Golf Your Thing — How to Get Involved

Dr. Michael Cooper, Chair, Make Golf Your Thing Player Development Committee

Ashaunta Epps – CEO, A Perfect Swing

Mary Lee Cobick – Vice President, LPGA Foundation

Jamie Mulligan PGA, CEO, Virginia Country Club

3-3:30 p.m.

PGA Frisco Presentation

4-4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 27

Talent Acquisition in a Diverse Marketplace

10-10:30 a.m.

Access Opportunities, Understand Sourcing Needs, & Learn Key Success Factors from Industry Experts!


Rhona Aime, Chief Financial Officer, PGA of America

Karen Davidson, Vice President Tournament Operations, PGA TOUR Mike Ketterman, Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships, NGCOA Kathy Milthorpe, Chief Financial Officer, LPGA

Susan Pikitch, Chief Financial Officer, USGA


Gina Rizzi, President, Radius Sports Group

11-11:30 a.m. 

Make a Career in Golf Your Thing


Dylan Gladney, PGA of America Career Consultant/Recruitment Specialist

Kate Drimel, PGA of America Career Consultant

Brianna Alonso, [PGA WORKS alumni] Foundation Program Coordinator, South Florida PGA Section

JT Moore, PGA WORKS Fellow, South Florida PGA Section

Brandon Luna, Director of Event, First Tee


Rachel Melendez Mabee, PGA WORKS Program Lead

2-2:30 p.m.

Creating Welcoming Environments in Golf


Laura Diaz, MS, Director Foundation Operations, LPGA

Stephanie Delgado, JD/MBA, Director International, PGA Tour

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


Linnet Carty, MBA, Director of Inclusion and Community Engagement, PGA of America

3-3:30 p.m.

Social Influencer Networking Event

Social media influencers are invited to join us for a networking event in the PGA of America Hub featuring a Closest to the Hole Contest. The contest, using an aboutGolf simulator, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and run until 4:30 p.m.

Two winners will be each awarded one (1) $100 AMEX gift card. Prize Sponsors: aboutGolf and the PGA Show.

Beer and wine will be available from 4-6 p.m.

3:30-6 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 28


9-9:30 a.m.

PGA HOPE/Patriot Golf Day

10-10:30 a.m.