Very excited to be the vice president of the PGA. Thank You PGA Members for all do!
Very excited to be on the Club Caddie Chronicles Podcast with some fellow PGA members. No doubt technology is going to be the difference maker for all facilities not just in the future, but NOW. Thank you Club Caddie for all you do for the industry!
Jay Karen (CEO, NGCOA) and Don Rea, PGA (Vice President, PGA of America) welcome you back for the first episode of Golf Business LIVE in 2024. Listen in as they recap an unforgettable Golf Business Conference and PGA Show 2024. Plus, Jay and Don will welcome special guests Harvey Silverman and Kevin McDonnell to cover all things credit card processing. It's a complicated and rapidly changing landscape, so we'll talk to the author of NGCOA's latest member-exclusive white paper "Deck of Cards."
Don Rea, Vice President of the PGA of America and Owner of Augusta Ranch speaks with Jill Walsh about his experience with Toptracer and the impact it has made at his club and the local community over the last year since their adoption.
Once was an atheist and now a believer. Once washed the clubs and now owns the course. In this video, you will witness an exciting game of golf between Me and Don Rea Jr., the VP of the @PGAofAmericaThe game takes place at the @AugustaRanchGolfClub which is owned and operated by Don .Stay tune as Don talks about his journey from being a minor league umpire to owning a golf course and becoming the VP of the @PGAofAmerica.You will also learn about his faith journey and how he came to know Christ.
Here is the Town Hall portion of the 2023 Annual Meeting moderated by Julius Mason with President John Lindert, Vice President Don Rea, Secretary Nathan Charnes, and CEO Seth Waugh.
Here is my Vice President Report presented at the 2023 Annual Meeting.
On this GIG Member Q&A Call, Don will share his remarkable story of transitioning from a baseball umpire to owning and operating the Augusta Ranch Golf Course and becoming the Vice President of the PGA of America. Don's unique perspective on golf as "85 acres of potential fun" has revolutionized the way many look at the game and the industry.
The best recruiting program ever created is happening in the Utah Section! For 30 years they have nurtured and promoted high school golf changing the lives of thousands of high school golfers. Their girls golf impact is staggering. From 30 young ladies to over 1,000! They are promoting our profession, our game, and our Association. I'm inspired by the night and motivated to get the rest of our Association to see the value of copying this amazing engagement.
We opened up Toptracer on November 11, 2022. We honored veterans and celebrated PGA HOPE. We are very excited to use Toptracer to bring families together, unite veterans, see friends hang together all the while having a fun time swinging a club.
I recently gave this sermon about New Level, New Devil at my church Bethel Chandler. Let me know what you think. Are you clicked in? Does anyone think of you during their silent minute?
In case you missed it, here is the video from when I gave my testimony at Bethel Church right after winning the PGA Secretary election.
Can't have a testimony without a test. I pray this blesses someone. Mark 5:19.
Here is a little glimpse into what we do at Augusta Ranch and why I enjoy being a green grass PGA Golf Professional. Can you imagine if we worked with shows similar to this to feature our PGA rockstars throughout the nation? That would be powerful and truly tell the story about what we all do everyday. It can be done very inexpensively and easily. It would help our brand, compensation and recruitment.
A follow up segment on Breaking Par after being elected. Features interviews with me and President Jim Richerson, PGA.
Jay Karen (CEO, NGCOA) and Don Rea, PGA (Vice President, PGA of America) welcome you back for the first episode of Golf Business LIVE in 2024. Listen in as they recap an unforgettable Golf Business Conference and PGA Show 2024. Plus, Jay and Don will welcome special guests Harvey Silverman and Kevin McDonnell to cover all things credit card processing. It's a complicated and rapidly changing landscape, so we'll talk to the author of NGCOA's latest member-exclusive white paper "Deck of Cards" to explore critical findings that are not only saving course owners money, but keeping them in compliance with surcharging regulations.
Join us for Golf Business LIVE as we're going global! Alan White, Chairman of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA, Great Britain & Ireland) joins Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (Vice President, PGA of America). Find out what is on the radar of one of the leading authorities of golf business in Europe and how they relate to things stateside, including trends and headlines impacting golfers and course operators alike.
There's a lot to cover across the business of golf! Count on Jay Karen (NGCOA CEO) and Don Rea, PGA (VP, PGA of America) to tackle all of the industry-critical news and headlines, so your golf business stays a step ahead! Be sure to submit your questions ahead of time or LIVE during the show.
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