Central New York PGA Junior Golf Promoter of the Year
National Finalist: PGA Merchandiser of the Year Award
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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.
Director of Marketing
PGA Certified Golf Professional
Co-Founder PGA Golf Day - $3M+ Raised for Golf Charities
Owner & COO Web Design Phoenix
Published Golf Instruction Author
PGA Tour Player - Including 2004 US Open Championship
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Casey Bourque is Co-Founder and Principal at KPI Golf Management. He is an experienced golf club operator, marketer and successful entrepreneur.
After 12 years serving in various leadership positions at several private golf clubs, Casey began working entrepreneurially.
He founded and continues to oversee Web Design Phoenix, a web development and online marketing firm with a client roster including Mercedes, Airbus, Greenpeace and The PGA of America.
Casey started PGAGolfDay.com, a continuous fundraising campaign that continues to help over 20 PGA Sections raise over $2,000,000 for local charities and golf foundations. Similar projects with The First Tee and other junior golf associations have raised another $1 million+.
As an instructor, Casey’s online materials have been viewed by over 2.5 Million people worldwide at About-Golf.org. His Youtube channel has over 3 million minutes watched and nearly 3,000 subscribers.