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"KPMG is deeply committed to doing our part to ensure that more women have opportunities to develop and become leaders in their organizations," said John Veihmeyer, Global Chairman of KPMG. read more

"Yes, I am smiling today because I am quite simply ecstatic that Jean has joined the Sunice team." said Conrad Tappert, President of Sunice. "Jean is first-class guy and he really encompasses the Sunice spirit." read more

"Dan has the perfect combination of energy for our future at Champions Retreat and leadership for the Golf Professional Staff that he will create to take us there. He is the perfect complement to our Executive Team and a natural fit to our culture," said Cameron S. Wiebe, General Manager of Champions Retreat G.C. read more

"I don't know if next year is going to be here for me. For me, the future is today. I am going to do the best I can for my wife and my kids. And I am a GCSAA superintendent. The association that I love has given me the ability to be able to make a difference," said Goerlich, superintendent at Maple Hill Golf Club in New York. read more

"Our goal is to spread the gift of golf through parents who have a passion for the game and want to share it with their kids but, until now, didn't have a convenient way to do it," said Jason Black, Wee Golf CEO. read more

"We are extremely proud to have Suzy Whaley as our honored guest," said Women in the Golf Industry President Elizabeth Noblitt. "She is a highly astute businessperson who understands the challenges within our industry as well as the opportunities." read more

"The Grand Slam is certainly one of my greatest achievements because it showed that all my hard work had paid off," said Gary Player. "With that 1965 victory, I became the first non-American to win the U.S. Open in 45 years and became only the third - and youngest, at 29 - to win the Grand Slam. This was an enormous achievement for me." read more

"I am honored with the recognition by U.S. Kids Golf and so happy to help support Cobblestone's year-round dedication to bringing children to the sport of golf," said Wilcox, academy director at Cobblestone Golf Course in Acworth, Georgia. read more

"John's focus on providing customers with the highest levels of service has helped him build outstanding relationships with merchandisers throughout his territory," said Andrew Creed, President, Galvin Green USA. "He's poised to support our growth with leading clubs and resorts throughout this key market." read more

"Since joining the PGA of America over two years ago, I've enjoyed working closely with leaders of the game's most influential organizations to create a more collaborative industry," said Bevacqua. "It's an honor to be selected as Chairman." read more

"I'm honored to be recognized by an organization so dedicated to helping kids have fun learning the lifelong game of golf and encouraging family interaction that builds lasting memories," said Werley, director of sports and wellness at Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club. read more

Davis Sezna, Heritage Golf Group Managing Partner: "Chris possesses a passion for the business with a proven track record of delivering progressive concepts." read more

"It's a rare privilege to help students prepare for a new and exciting career in the golf industry, and we're very proud to honor these 19 new graduates," said John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. read more

"I deeply believe in the cause of the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation and the members and green industry it serves," said Straka, a principal of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design. "I look forward to my term as treasurer of the OTF, where I will continue to strengthen the financial standing of the organization." read more

"Chad [Hall] and David [Walker] have been instrumental in leading True Temper's global sales and tour efforts, and we are proud to recognize their contributions to our company's success with these promotions," said True Temper Sports, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer, Jason Jenne. read more