National Alliance for Accessible Golf Appoints Executive Director, Stephen Jubb
Alexandria, VA – February 2, 2015 – The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) is pleased to announce the appointment of Executive Director, Stephen Jubb, PGA. Jubb officially accepted the position at the Alliance’s winter board meeting in December and began his tenure on January 1. Previously, Jubb has served as the President and Treasurer of the Alliance Board of Directors.
Jubb brings more than 40 years of experience working in the golf industry and with individuals with disabilities. Most recently, Steve Jubb served as the Director, PGA Charities and Military Liaison for the Professional Golfers’ Association of America and the PGA Foundation. Through his work at the PGA, Jubb has been dedicated to the development, marketing and implementation of programs that enhance and make a difference in the lives of individuals around the world, including Special Olympics Golf and PGA H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere – The PGA’s Wounded Warrior and Disabled Veterans program).
Steve Jubb looks forward to this role and shared, “I am honored to have been selected as the first Executive Director of the National Alliance for Accessible Golf. I look forward to working with the golf industry as together we ensure that golf is accessible for everyone including individuals with disabilities. “
Jubb is a PGA Professional and during his career has briefly tried the PGA Tour, has served as Golf Operations Manager at Walt Disney World, Head Golf Professional at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, FL, and Executive Director of the New Jersey Section PGA prior to coming to the PGA of America in 1989.
On behalf of the Alliance Board of Directors, President Mike Tinkey shared, “We are delighted that Steve has joined the Alliance at the Executive Director to lead our initiatives to make golf more accessible for all, to provide tools for facility owners and operators on best practices for inclusion of individuals with disabilities, and to implement our strategic plan. Steve’s background, contacts, and service as a volunteer with the Alliance make him ideally suited to move the Alliance forward.”
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf provides both expertise and guidance in all aspects of the Alliance’s business and strategic priorities, while focusing on its mission to increase participation of people with disabilities in the game of golf through awareness, education, training initiatives and program funding.