He is respected for his common sense approach and his ability to question the process for a better result.
I would challenge anyone to have more exposure, experience, passion and insight to the game than Jim.
He has had the opportunity to work from the ground up in the business.
Jim’s vision exemplifies his passion for golf and his desire to serve the PGA of America and its members.
He will bring a calm wisdom to the role of PGA Secretary.
He is a natural born leader and commands respect in the boardroom with the ability to strengthen relationships with allied associations on a global level.
As a host of Major events, he sets a standard that is very high for all of us in the Tournament business.
I highly value his opinion as he always has the information to support it.
There was nothing he would ask you to do that he could not do himself.
He is an exemplary representative of our PGA Membership and an inspiring keeper of the game.
The golf and hospitality industry is in need of people like Jim. Our industry deserves quality people, both personally and professionally.
If you look at Jim’s resume, you will know that he places the PGA of America first.
I was always impressed working under Jim to see his ability to manage multiple businesses and golf operations.
Jim is humble and totally unaffected by the success that he has achieved administratively and professionally.
He has an extensive comprehension of how the game has grown internationally, a deep respect of our game and is also intuitive in looking for ways of growing the game for new generations and territories.
Jim Richerson has been vital in benefitting ALL Wisconsin courses and the game of golf through his work in his position at the Kohler Company.
He is a man with great vision for the game and for the operation at hand.
I can think of no better candidate, and all of us in golf will be the better for his involvement.
I know of few people who have the depth of experience that Jim has accumulated during an impressively diverse career in golf.
Jim came across as the most honest, down to earth, selfless and giving person on the program.
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