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Jeff Adkerson

National Award winning sports industry leader | proven record of strategic development and execution centered on maximizing operational growth
Louisville, Kentucky USA


A national award winning PGA Master Professional and senior sports operations visionary with proven experience planning and organizing projects, administering cost-conscious budgets, steering marketing initiatives and community outreach, and collaborating effectively with valued business partners, cross-functional stakeholders and teams.


Director of Sales

Jul 2022 - Present
Facilitate sales of four software platforms specific to golf course operations management covering a geographical territory of eight states and 41 Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) section offices.

CEO | Executive Director

Jan 2020 - Feb 2022
Provided executive management of strategy and operations for Golf House Kentucky, the management company for the Kentucky PGA (PGA of America), the Kentucky Golf Foundation (KGF), and the Kentucky Golf Association (USGA). Spearheaded all aspects of professional and amateur golf in Kentucky.

Director | PGA Golf Management and University Golf Course

Jun 2003 - Jan 2020
Directed management and operation for a 150-student program while steering academic, employment, PGA PGM curricula, and player development activations. Led strategic operations of the University Golf Course with a keen focus on improving golf operations, agronomy, CRM, and food and beverage services.


Sports Law and Contract Management - Master of Legal Studies
Jan 2023 - Present
Enrolled in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law focusing on a Master of Legal Studies with a dual emphasis in Sports Law and Contract Management.

Business Administration - Master of Business Administration
- Aug 2005

Marketing and PGA Golf Management - Bachelor of Business Administration
- Dec 1999
Obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in PGA Golf Management.

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