About GCGA

We  support the true spirit of the game of golf.

Our Mission

We’re a non-profit corporation consisting of individual members of member clubs. Our mission is to:  

  1. Promote interest in, enthusiasm for and support for the true spirit of the game of golf among all golfers in the Greater Cincinnati area.
  2. Hold, sponsor and/or conduct golf tournaments, provide course and slope ratings, and work with volunteers.
  3. Coordinate and/or regulate all elements of the United States Golf Association Handicap System within the Greater Cincinnati area.
  4. Lend its cooperation and assistance to the United States Golf Association.


Todd Johnson, Executive Director
Teresa Silvers, Director, Member Services  
Kevin Stanton, Director, Rules & Competitions
Christian Steele, 2018 USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Intern
Ben Wirthlin, 2018 USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Intern

Board Members & Committee Chairs

Mr. James E. Stahl, Jr., President 
Mr. Jim Ebel, Public Golf 
Mr. Matt Eilers, Treasurer 
Mr. Robert Gerwin II, Secretary 
Mr. Derek Gustafson, Legal
Mrs. Lesli Hopping, 1st Vice President 
Mr. Gregg Jones, Course Rating 
Mr. Mike Kessling, Membership 
Mr. Gerry Lanham, History/Education 
Mr. Art Plate, Member-at-Large 
Mr. Brad Wilder, Tournaments/Executive Vice President 
Mr. William O. Williamson, Junior Golf