The PGA of America and the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AzLTA) appointed PGA Vice President Don Rea, Jr. to its Board of Directors.

Rea is the owner and general manager of Augusta Ranch Golf Club in Mesa, AZ, rated the “Best Executive Golf Course In Arizona” by the Arizona Republic and is recognized for growing the game.

Rea has been a PGA member for 20 years, elected as PGA secretary in 2020 and PGA vice president in 2022. His leadership positions in the industry also include serving on the national board of directors of the PGA of America, chairing the Junior Golf Committee and working with the Coaching and Player Development and Community Golf Committees.

“We are thrilled to have Don Rea join the AzLTA Board of Directors,” said AzLTA President and CEO Kim Sabow. “Don brings a wealth of knowledge about golf’s importance to Arizona’s tourism sector, and his passion for the sport, as well as the hospitality industry, will be a tremendous asset to our team and his fellow board members.”

A Member of the Southwest PGA Section, Rea served on the PGA of America’s National Board of Directors from 2016 to 2019. President of the Southwest PGA Section from 2013 to 2014. He also was a member of the Board of Directors for the Southwest PGA Section, National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) and the Arizona Tourism Alliance. 

Rea founded Your Course Consulting and Community Course Rescue Services, LLC.