Ronald E. Price

Chief Operating Officer at PGA TOUR, Inc.

Ronald E. Price

Ronald E. Price

Chief Operating Officer at PGA TOUR, Inc.

Biography

As Chief Operating Officer, Ron Price works closely with Commissioner Monahan on the overall strategy and operations of the PGA TOUR. In this role, he also has direct oversight of Championship Management, Communications/Media Relations, Golf Course Properties, Retail Licensing/Merchandising, Finance, Legal Services, People Strategy, Board Governance and Government Relations. Price has been a key member of the TOUR’s leadership team since joining the organization in 1994 as Senior Vice President Finance and Administration. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, his roles included Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer

Price graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining the PGA TOUR, he was a partner with Ernst & Young and had overall management responsibilities for the firm’s North and Central Florida tax practice. He provided extensive consulting services to the PGA TOUR in his role with Ernst & Young, beginning in 1989.

Price is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American and Florida Institutes of CPAs. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Bolles School and serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. He previously served as Chairman of the Board for Jacksonville Country Day School.

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Career Highlights

PGA TOUR, Inc.

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Number of Boards

3

Number of Awards

1

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Vice President/CLO/Secretary at PGA Tour Charities Inc.

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Former President at PGA TOUR, Inc.

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Operating Partner at Fireman Capital Partners LLC

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Player Director/Secretary at PGA TOUR, Inc.

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Vice President & Director at PGA Tour Charities Inc.

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Vice President & Director at PGA Tour Charities Inc.

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Player Director, Secretary at PGA TOUR, Inc.

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Director of Golf Development & Relations at Folds of Honor Foundation

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Senior Vice President Communications at PGA TOUR, Inc.

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President & Head of School at The Bolles School

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Ronald E. Price
Chief Operating Officer at PGA TOUR, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude
Class of 1978

The University of Alabama is a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college, The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, can learn from the best and brightest faculty, and can make a positive difference in the community, the state and the world. The University of Alabama family has always expected great things. After all, we are our state’s flagship university — the Capstone of higher education.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants provides vocational education in accounting. The company provides services to the accounting community, regulatory bodies, and other organizations. It also operates in Jersey City, Washington, and Lewisville. It was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants serves as the association for all CPAs certified in the state. Founded in 1905, the FICPA has been working to advance the accounting profession in Florida for more than 100 years and now has more than 18,500 members. Continued membership growth and renewal has made the FICPA one of the largest CPA organizations in the United States.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer
1994 - Current

The PGA Tour (officially rendered in all capital letters, as PGA TOUR) is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as the Champions Tour (for golfers age 50 and older) and the Web.com Tour (for professional players who have not yet qualified to play in the PGA Tour), as well as PGA Tour Canada, PGA Tour Latinoamérica, and PGA Tour China. It is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a suburb of Jacksonville.

Vice President & Director
Current

TO RAISE FUNDS TO DISTRIBUTE TO OTHER CHARITABLE AND EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RECOGNIZED UNDER 501(C)(3) AND TO PROVIDE JUNIOR GOLF CLINICS TO CHILDREN AT NO CHARGE.

Partner, North & Central Florida Tax Practice
Prior

Ernst & Young LLP engages in the provision of assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services. It offers audit, business risk, technology, security risk, and human capital services. The company was founded by Arthur Young and Alwin C. Ernst in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2017

The Bolles School is an American private college preparatory day and boarding school in Jacksonville, Florida. It has a lower school (including pre-kindergarten), a middle school, and a high school, spread across four campuses around the Jacksonville area, and enrolls about 1,800 students a year. The school was founded in 1933 as an all-boys military academy. It dropped its military focus in 1962 and became coeducational in 1971. Its athletics programs have been recognized as some of the best in the Florida High School Athletic Association by Sports Illustrated magazine.

$10K +
2016

The Bolles School is an American private college preparatory day and boarding school in Jacksonville, Florida. It has a lower school (including pre-kindergarten), a middle school, and a high school, spread across four campuses around the Jacksonville area, and enrolls about 1,800 students a year. The school was founded in 1933 as an all-boys military academy. It dropped its military focus in 1962 and became coeducational in 1971. Its athletics programs have been recognized as some of the best in the Florida High School Athletic Association by Sports Illustrated magazine.

$10K - $25K
2014

The Bolles School is an American private college preparatory day and boarding school in Jacksonville, Florida. It has a lower school (including pre-kindergarten), a middle school, and a high school, spread across four campuses around the Jacksonville area, and enrolls about 1,800 students a year. The school was founded in 1933 as an all-boys military academy. It dropped its military focus in 1962 and became coeducational in 1971. Its athletics programs have been recognized as some of the best in the Florida High School Athletic Association by Sports Illustrated magazine.

Political Donations
$5,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$500
2012

Former Senator from Florida

$500
2010

Senator from West Virginia

Awards & Honors
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
Other Affiliations

Ronald E. Price is affiliated with PGA TOUR, Inc., PGA Tour Charities Inc., Ernst & Young LLP

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