About the Southwest PGA

About Us

The PGA of America is the world's largest sports organization, comprised of 28,000 men and women golf Professionals who are the recognized experts in teaching and growing the game. Founded in 1916, the PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position by conducting premier spectator events – PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid and PGA Grand Slam of Golf – as well as significant philanthropic outreach initiatives, and award-winning golf promotions.

The Southwest PGA is one of forty-one sections of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. Its boundaries include the state of Arizona and Clark County in Southern Nevada. There are three chapters within the Southwest
PGA - the Southern Chapter, Metro Chapter and Southern Nevada Chapter. Each chapter aims to further facilitate programs and support their members specific needs in those areas.

Southwest PGA Officers

Greg LeichtGreg Leicht, PGA
President
Cascata
Jamey LewisJamey Lewis, PGA
Vice President
Sun City CC
Jay LarscheidJay Larscheid, PGA
Secretary
Sunland Springs GC


Directors

Matt AnzaloneMatt Anzalone, PGA
Gainey Ranch GC
Aaron BedalAaron Bedal, PGA
Blackstone CC
Greg BrockelmanGreg Brockelman, PGA
Reflection Bay GC
Tim Eberlein Tim Eberlein, PGA
Golf Academy of America
Doug HodgeDoug Hodge, PGA
TPC Scottsdale
Trent RathbunTrent Rathbun, PGA
Whisper Rock GC
Mike ScullyMike Scully, PGA
Desert Mountain
Al SuttonAl Sutton, PGA
Paradise Valley CC

 

Chapter Presidents

Tim SamTim Sam, PGA
GolfTEC - Summerlin
Southern Nevada Chapter
Brent NewcombBrent Newcomb, PGA
Stone Canyon Club
Southern Chapter


Past Presidents

2011-2013 — Michael Haywood
2009-2011 — Michael Wright
2007-2009 — Brett Upper
2005-2007 — Albert Murdock
2004-2005 — Joe Shershenovich
2003-2004 — Rick Price
2001-2003 — Jim Murphy
1999-2001 — Kevin Lewis
1997-1999 — Jeff Lessig
1995-1997 — Brian Whitcomb
1993-1995 — Phil Green
1991-1993 — Ralph Bernhisel
1989-1991 — Dennis Hogan
1987-1989 — John Jackson
1985-1987 — Craig Sloan
1983-1985 — Craig Sloan
1981-1983 — Craig Sloan
1979-1981 — Ralph Bernhisel
1977-1979 — Mack McCarley
1975-1977 — Cliff Whittle
1974-1975 — Joe Bartko
ForeFun
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