JIM WEST, PGA
PGA ExecuSearch Consultant
Tennessee and Kentucky
Jim West, PGA serves as the PGA ExecuSearch Consultant for the Tennessee and Kentucky PGA Sections.
West has been a PGA Member since 1992 and was the Director of Golf Operations for Tellico Village Property Owners Association outside of Knoxville, Tennessee for the past 17 years. In his career, West has served at a variety of facilities in management capacities at clubs in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Section PGA, Tennessee Golf Foundation and he has chaired the Section’s Education, Employment and Investment and Budget Committees. West has also been active with the Tennessee Turfgrass Association and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve the North Florida Section and help PGA Members and Associates improve their careers,” said West. “Assisting PGA Members and Associates in their careers and lives have been the most rewarding part of my career. The opportunity to do this on a larger scale with the help of an extraordinary team of PGA of America Career Consultants is truly a dream come true.”
West has earned multiple PGA of America Awards in the Tennessee Section, including the 2014 Golf Professional of the Year, the 2015, 2016 and 2018 Horton Smith Trophy and the 2017 Bill Strausbaugh Award.