We are proud to share a member of the Billy Casper Golf family, Rich Jones, was selected for the PGA of America's leadership development program, PGA LEAD. Jones is the Head Professional at Pine Ridge Golf Club in Coram, N.Y. and a member of the Metropolitan PGA Section.
Established to identify, mentor and progress PGA Members from diverse backgrounds along a guided path to leadership roles in the Association, PGA LEAD also aids in developing PGA Members who desire to serve and make an impact on nonprofit boards within their communities. Jones was one of 15 PGA Members selected for this year's class. To see the full list, click here.
A First Tee Certified Coach, Rich has developed a variety of other junior programs beyond the First Tee including Little Linksters programs, In-School programs, Gang Prevention Golf Programs, private instruction programs and ball-field programs where he’s transformed football and baseball fields into miniature golf courses. Through his community work, he has enabled approximately 3,000 junior golfers access to the game of golf.