This year I am running for Vice-President of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Division along with my Presidential Candidate Deb Vangellow. The President of the LPGA T&CP is an important position to help guide golf professionals and teachers and grow the membership.
The LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Membership was established in 1959 as an outgrowth of the LPGA Tour membership and has enjoyed an unprecedented rate of growth in recent years.
The LPGA boasts the largest membership of women golf professionals in the world. With more than 1,600 members, the LPGA T&CP membership is dedicated to the advancement of golf through teaching, managing golf facilities and coaching.
“We pledge to set a course that will continue to move our Membership forward, especially during these challenging industry times.” Deb Vangellow, LPGA T&CP Teaching Professional
If our team is elected, our focus will be on a strategic plan of Awareness, Value, and Growth that will relate to the overall LPGA Mission and Focus: “Be the pre-eminent women’s sports organization by providing women the opportunity to pursue their dreams through the game of Golf” and will aligned with the T&CP Mission: “Be the recognized leader in golf education and the development of female professionals worldwide”.
I am honored to run along side Deb Vangellow, one of the most decorated and dedicated LPGA Teaching Professionals in the world. Her career highlights include:
- LPGA Master Professional at Riverbend Country Club/Houston, Texas
- Current LPGA T&CP National Vice President
- Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science Degree in Health/Physical Education/Coaching and Educational
- 2012 LPGA National Teacher Of The Year
- Voted by Golf Digest Magazine as“ 50 Best Women Teachers in US”
- Lead instructor for LPGA Global Education Programs
- US Kids Golf Certified Coach
- Player, Teacher and Coach
- Leader and Champion of Women’s Golf
For more information visit-debvangellowgolf.com.
About the LPGA T&CP-
The daily operations of the LPGA T&CP are administered by a full-time staff based at LPGA Headquarters in Daytona Beach, FL. The division has a seven-member, elected Executive Committee, consisting of a national president, vice president and the presidents of the five geographical membership sections.
Dana Rader is National President and Deb Vangellow is National Vice President. The Section Presidents are: Marvol Barnard, Central Section; Rita Reasons, Midwest Section; Angela Aulenti, Northeast Section; Carol Preisinger, Southeast Section; and Malia Folquet, Western Section.
Past National Presidents of the LPGA T&CP Division Include: Patti Benson (2002-2009)
Nora McGuire (2000-2001)
Kay McMahon (1998-99)
DeDe Owens, Ed.D. (1994-97)
Kerry Graham (1988-93)
Nell Frewin (1986-87)
Annette Thompson (1981-85)
Scherry Allison (1976-80)
Click here for more information about the LPGA T&CP.