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New «Swiss PGA General Manager» – Ronnie Zimmermann1 min read

PGA of SwitzerlandAuthor: PGA of Switzerland

Posted on: 20th Jan 2023

Ronnie Zimmermann, the Swiss national who lives in the Bernese Oberland, will succeed Irene Oberländer in the operational management of the Swiss PGA. The experienced and qualified golfer has worked in various functions in the Swiss golf scene for the past 15 years. He will take up his new position as of 1.2.2023.

As a former playing and teaching pro as well as golf club manager, Ronnie Zimmermann will take over from Irene Oberländer, who has led the SPGA on an interim basis for the past 7 months. The Swiss PGA Board is pleased to welcome one of its members, Ronnie Zimmermann at the helm of the Association and is confident that his attitude, knowledge of advancing the sport and initiative will help Swiss PGA succeed in the years to come.

“We are delighted to have found Ronnie Zimmermann, a connoisseur of golf, as the new General Manager of the Swiss PGA. His experience and understanding of golf will support us in achieving our goals,” said Swiss PGA President Keith Marriott.

In 2002, Ronnie Zimmermann turned professional and played as a Playing Pro for several years. Afterwards, he completed the SPGA apprenticeship program and sports club manager education. Most recently, he successfully managed the Golfclub Gstaad-Saanenland.

“Thanks to my experience, I have a great interest in putting my knowledge at the service of the Swiss PGA, creating synergies and working together with all the players in Swiss golf. I am aware that the task is challenging, but I have the motivation and the necessary support that will allow us to move forward and establish the Swiss PGA as an important player in the Swiss golf scene,” said Ronnie Zimmermann about his new challenge.

This article originally appears courtesy of the Swiss PGA – Find out more at

PGA of SwitzerlandAuthor: PGA of Switzerland

The Swiss PGA is the umbrella organization of the Golf Professionals in Switzerland. This professional association was founded in 1943 under the original name “Association Suisse des Professeurs de Golf” and now has more than 380 members.

The main tasks of the association include:

  1. The support and advice of the members,
  2. Training as a qualified golf instructor,
  3. Continuing education and training,
  4. Organize tournaments and championships for professionals.

In collaboration with the Swiss Golf Association (ASG), the Association Suisse des Golfeurs indépendants (ASGI) and Migros Golfparks, the Swiss PGA is actively promoting the promotion of golf and new talents.

Click Here to Visit the PGA of Switzerland’s Member Page