USGA Leadership

Kendra Graham

USGA Executive Committee

Kendra Graham, of Baldwin Park, Fla., is in her sixth 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 50 major championships and international competitions.  Kendra has been a longtime instructor at PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops and enjoys educating others on the rules of the game.

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.

In 2023, Graham will chair the Rules of Golf Committee, co-chair the Joint Rules of Golf Committee along with her counterpart from the R&A and serve on the Championship and International Team Selection committees.