USGA Leadership

Kendra Graham

USGA Executive Committee

Kendra Graham, of Winter Park, Fla., is in her fifth year on the USGA Executive Committee.

She worked for the USGA in Rules and Competitions from 1987 to 2003 and has devoted a lifetime of service to the game of golf. Graham was one of the first women to work as a Rules official at the Masters in 1994, and she was the first American woman to officiate at The Open Championship conducted by The R&A in 1995. She has worked as a Rules official for more than 35 major championships.

A graduate of Wake Forest University, where she played on the golf team, Graham won several junior events and has competed in three USGA championships.

A breast cancer survivor, Graham is an avid fundraiser for charitable efforts, including the American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen For The Cure, and the Avon Breast Cancer Foundation.

In 2022, Graham will chair the Rules of Golf Committee and serve on the Championship and International Team Selection committees as well as the Brand Advisory Group.