Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Ronnie Strickland

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Hawaii

Assistant Superintendent

Current Employer: TPC Louisiana in New Orleans, LA

After completing his military service, Ronnie Strickland was looking for a new career. “Golf Academy of America was the educational and motivational foundation that I needed to pursue my new profession in the golf industry,” says Strickland.

He is now an Assistant Superintendent at TPC Louisiana, home of PGA TOUR’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Strickland credits his willingness to learn, embrace mistakes and lead by example as keys to his success.

“The golf industry is full of opportunity for those who love the game and love the challenge of self-improvement,” he says. “There is boundless personal satisfaction when you truly test your ability.”

Best part of his job: I enjoy the sense of ownership and pride of helping to create exceptional playing conditions for the annual PGA TOUR stop Zurich Classic.