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
William Grover, 2019 USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Intern
Max Hogue, 2019 USGA P.J. Boatwright Jr. Intern

Board Members & Committee Chairs

Mrs. Lesli Hopping, President

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