Arizona Golf Association announces appointment of Tim Eberlein as Director of Rules and Competitions

The Arizona Golf Association has hired Tim Eberlein, former Campus President for the Golf Academy of America, as Director of Rules and Competitions.

Eberlein, a graduate of Gannon University and Master PGA Professional, will oversee the Association’s Men’s Championships and Tour events, including a volunteer group of nearly one hundred individuals, to manage sixty events annually.

As head of the Golf Academy of America’s Chandler, Arizona, campus since 2003, he has developed hundreds of professionals in all areas of golf services. 

“Tim’s knowledge of all facets of golf operations at the club level, and many years educating young men and women in tournament management, Rules of Golf, and customer relations will bring extraordinary benefits to Arizona golf’s members and competitions,” said Ed Gowan, AGA’s Executive Director. “We look forward to Tim sharing those extensive business experiences with our staff in service of the 80,000 members of the Association. Arizona Golf is blessed to have found a person with such a varied background, especially with the volunteer and personal development aspects of his former profession.”

During his professional career, Tim achieved Master Professional status with the PGA of America in Teaching and has served six years on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Section PGA, as chairperson for Education.

Tim Eberlein has been the recipient of the SWSPGA Horton Smith Award in 2010, 2014 and 2017. Since 2009, he has sealfers who got together to run the annual Amateur Championship has grown to an association of more than 700 men’s and women’s clubs, serving nearly 80,000 individual members. Today, the AGA is a volunteer-based organization directed by amateur golfers passionately dedicated to promoting the game of golf and providing valuable benefits and services to its members.