hona DeMint has spent 18 years working in the golf industry,
the past six of which have been here with the TGA.
As Director of Learning and Development, Shona helps TGA Member
Clubs and their professional staff with guidance and technical support for Golf
Genius, a dynamic, online software program designed to make tournament
Shona started her golf career as an Assistant Professional
at a private country club where she helped manage daily operations. She then accepted
a position with the Kansas City Golf Association in 2007, where she stayed for seven
years before arriving at the TGA in early 2015.
“I kind of fell into the golf industry,” Shona said. “I play
golf as a way to socialize with my friends, and it all just came together.”
She enjoys her job and her skill with providing support and
service to TGA Member Clubs is aided by her previous experience as a golf
“I like to help people,” Shona said. “Working in these
associations and even giving lessons as an assistant pro, I’ve always had a
helping background that led to golf.”