Chris Childers joined the staff in Sept. 2018 as our GCAA Director of Operations.
Born and raised in Oklahoma, Childers is a PGA of America Life Member with professional experience for the past 20+ years in championship golf management nationwide and internationally, with strong organizational skills.
He has operated 480 events in 44 states/Europe, directed/executed Junior Ryder Cup, Junior PGA and PGA Minority Collegiate Championships, worked with site planning for 17 professional majors and managed $13M in financial budgets for PGA of America.
Childers graduated with honors as a Crimson Scholar with a B.S./B.A. in Marketing and Professional Golf Management from New Mexico State University, where he played collegiate golf for GCAA Hall of Famer, Herb Wimberly. He also played competitive junior golf under the guidance and instruction of GCAA Hall of Famer, Mike McGraw.