John A. Brown Jr. John Brown, Founder and Principal of KPI Golf Management is a PGA Master Professional, one of only 352 out of 29,000 PGA Professionals and Apprentices in the USA.
Mr. Brown was also the Founder and CEO of Brown Golf Management. Brown Golf became one of the fastest growing Golf Management Companies under his leadership and has been on Golf Inc Magazine’s annual list of Top 25 Management Companies in the world for several years. The Company grew to 30 courses in 7 States in 6 ½ years. John, sold his stake in the Company in 2017.
Prior to starting Brown Golf, John was a long time Executive with Troon Golf, who at the time was the largest Golf Management Company in the world. Troon Managed Clubs, under Mr. Brown’s leadership, have won the prestigious “Best of Troon Award” two different times.
Prior to joining Troon Golf Mr Brown was a General Manager and Director of Golf in the private sector of the industry serving primarily Board run exclusive Country Clubs in the Northeast. John, has been a speaker/presenter numerous times at the Golf Inc World Golf Summit.
During his years in the Northeast he was an outstanding golf instructor and advocate for junior golf. He won the Central New York PGA Junior Golf Promoter of the Year award, and was a top 3 finalist for the National PGA Private Club Merchandiser of the Year, having won the award numerous times on the local Chapter level.
John Brown, was a two sport Athlete in College (football and golf) and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Management and Administration from the College of New Jersey.