GSGA Presidents & Executive Directors

GSGA Presidents

Years
Name
1924-1933
Lowry Arnold, Atlanta*
1934-1936
C. Veazey Rainwater, Atlanta*
1936-1945
Fielding Wallace, Augusta*
1946-1955
Hugh Carter, Atlanta*
1956-1957
William H. Zimmerman, Columbus*
1958-1959
Jennings B. Gordon, Rome*
1960-1961
Arnold Blum, Macon*
1962-1963
John B. Ellis, Atlanta
1963-1965
E.H. "Hoot" Gibson, Macon*
1966-1967
Frank Hedrick, Albany*
1968-1969
George "Buster" Horton, Rome*
1970-1974
Henry H. Cobb, Jr., Athens*
1975-1976
Pete Cox, Albany
1977-1980
Edward T. Barnes, Jr., Rome
1981-1983
Billy Peters, Blakely
1984-1986
Wendell Couch, Conyers
1987-1988
Eddie LeBaron, Atlanta
1989-1990
John D. Reynolds, III, M.D., Augusta
1991-1992
L. Andy Bargeron, Chatsworth
1993-1994
Robert R. Harlin, Atlanta*
1995
Bill Todd, Marietta*
1996-1997
Gene B. McClure, Atlanta
1998-1999
Jim Broadwell, St. Simons Island
2000-2001
Bill Blalock, Atlanta
2002-2004
W. Richard Wilson, Columbus
2005-2006
Glenn Cornell, Lawrenceville
2007-2008
Seth L. Knight, III, Columbus
2009-2010
Christ T. Cupit, Milton
2011-2012
Greg Butterfield, Smyrna
2013-2014
Chuck Palmer, Atlanta
2015-2016
Dave Ballard, Roswell
2017-2018
David Burke, Canton
2019-present
Belinda Marsh, Johns Creek

Executive Directors

Years
Name
1973-1979
Floyd Doss*
1979-1983
Frank Ford III
1983-1993
Steve Mona
1994-2012
Mike Waldron
2012-2013
Matt Hooper
2014
Martha Kirouac
2014-2016
Matt Williams
2016-Present
Matt Vanderpool

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The Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) is the governing body of golf in Georgia and serves as an Allied Golf Association to the United States Golf Association (USGA). Membership in the GSGA is open to all golfers, facilities and golf clubs throughout the state. Golfers that join the GSGA have access to invaluable resources that allow them to advance their knowledge of the game and numerous opportunities to play in both competitive and fun, casual events. By becoming a member of the GSGA, you will be joining a community that includes more than 350 clubs and 75,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.