Patrick Seither, PGA
President & CEO
Patrick is a PGA Member and former Head Professional and Director of Golf with over 20 years experience in the golf industry managing service-oriented golf operations at private facilities. Patrick’s club professional experience includes:
- Kinloch Golf Club, Richmond, VA
- Governors Club, Chapel Hill, NC
- Carmel Country Club, Charlotte, NC
- The Hasentree Club, Wake Forest, NC
- Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham, NC
Bob Ford, PGA
Bob is the General Manager at one of the most prestigious clubs in the country, Seminole Golf Club, and also held the Head Professional position at Oakmont Country Club for 39 years until 2016. He is considered one of the preeminent club professionals in America and among the most highly-regarded people in the game of golf. Bob owns an outstanding teaching and playing career, however his greatest talent has been mentoring, training and placing more than 50 Assistant Professionals into Head Professional positions.
David is an expert professional in the field of executive search and brings a wealth of knowledge and over 30 years experience. He has developed a search method that optimizes the outcome and quality of the recruitment process for a club. David has held the position of partner is several national search firms.
Phil Owenby, PGA
With over 40 years’ experience as a PGA Head Golf Professional, Director of Golf and General Manager, Phil brings a unique service and hospitality perspective on the golf business. His primary skills include club operations business planning and budgeting, administration and management experience and knowledge, recruiting, training and managing club operations staff.
Join The GBN Member Network
Start leveraging GBN's extensive membership benefits
The GBN Reciprocal Program offers access to quality clubs and streamlines the process of arranging member play.
Intern Tracking Program
GBN streamlines the process of recruiting quality PGM interns utilizing a comprehensive database of profiles.
Question of the Week
GBN's Question of the Week encourages members to share their best practices, ideas and solutions.
Leadership Retreat Series
PGA Professionals seeking to share best practices and interact with peers....
Tournament Team Share
We connect members hosting premier events with staff members from other GBN clubs.