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Hank Gola — Veteran Sportswriter & Author

Hank Gola has spent more than four decades as a journalist, covering professional football and golf for the New York Daily News and the New York Post. Hank is also author of 3 sports books, including “City of Champions,” which chronicles Garfield (NJ) High School’s unlikely path to a national football championship in 1939.


Ben Kline — Shivas Irons Society Executive Director

Ben Kline serves as Executive Director of the Shivas Irons Society, a California-based non-profit organization established in 1992 that’s based on the deeper mysteries of golf and life found in a book written 20 years earlier in 1971 by Michael Murphy, called “Golf in the Kingdom”…which is one of the best selling golf books of all time.


John Kaczkowski — Western Golf Association President & CEO

The Western Golf Association has more than 400 member clubs across the nation, and is a sponsor of a number of amateur and PGA Tour events; notably the BMW Championship. The crown jewel of the WGA is the Evans Scholars Foundation, which since 1930 has provided full 4-year college scholarships to nearly 11,000 deserving caddies.