A well-respected PGA Member with a specialized certification in Executive Management, Madison assumes her new role having most recently served as the Director of Member Services & Women’s Championships at Central Links Golf, an association committed to serving, promoting and growing the game in the Midwest. Previously, she served as PGA Head Golf Professional at Meadowbrook Golf & Country Club and Assistant Professional at Manhattan Country Club, both in Kansas.
An accomplished player, Madison was named the 2020 Midwest Section Women’s Player of the Year. Additionally, she is a member of PGA LEAD, the Association’s leadership development program, which was created to identify, mentor and progress PGA Members from diverse backgrounds into volunteer leadership positions within Association governance.
Madison graduated from Kansas State University, where she was named an Academic All-American while competing on the Women’s Golf Team.
“The PGA is committed to establishing stronger relationships with golf industry employers, while ensuring that PGA Members and golf industry professionals are prepared and equipped to advance their career path to the highest level,” said PGA President Jim Richerson. “As a PGA Member with an outstanding background in golf administration, Jacqueline Madison will serve PGA Professionals and the golf industry in ensuring that top candidates are hired for the best position possible.”
PGA Career Services was created to assist golf industry professionals over the entire span of their career, while creating lifelong partnerships with employers to support their needs in today’s golf economy. The department continues to add resources and specialty services highlighted by the 2020 launch of ExecuSearch powered by the PGA of America, a premium executive placement service for the golf industry that has become an invaluable tool for both PGA Members and employers.
Additional resources available through PGA Career Services include career consulting, resume review, job placement outreach and continuing education resources, among others.
Madison joins the PGA Career Services Department led by Scott Kmiec, Senior Director of Career Services along with Regional Team Leaders: Don Sweeting (Southeast); Tim Marks (Central); Kelly Gilley (West) and Jonathan Gold (Northeast), who are also responsible for managing their respective sections.
For management level positions, the PGA offers the award winning complimentary PGA Job Board employment referral service. CareerLinks notifies PGA Professionals about employment opportunities that meet their employment preferences and qualifications. Examples of the types of positions found through PGA Job Board include Head Professional, Director of Golf, General Manager, etc.
For more information, go to PGA Job Board.