The PGA of Canada recently name Jeff Dykeman the association’s new Chief Business Officer.
The 32-year-old Ancaster, Ont., native has worked in numerous roles for the PGA of Canada since 2004 and says he’s looking forward to opportunity.
“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to take my career to the next level here at the PGA of Canada,” said Dykeman, a graduate of Brock University’s Sport Management (Honours) Program. “The PGA of Canada has had a great run in the past number of years and I look forward to continuing the momentum for the association,” he said, adding, “I’ll be working closely with CEO Gary Bernard and the entire national office staff for the betterment of the PGA of Canada’s 3,700 members and our brand.”
In his most recent position of Director of Business Development & Brand for the PGA of Canada, Dykeman played an integral part in increasing national partnerships with top corporate brands from Canada and around the world. He also had a significant hand in re-launching the PGA Championship of Canada, creating of the PGA of Canada Player Rankings and launching of the PGA of Canada’s national golf magazines.
Dykeman’s previous roles with the association include Manager of Business Development, Manager of Education & Employment and Assistant Tournament Director. Prior to joining the PGA of Canada, Dykeman worked in a number of different capacities at various golf courses in Ontario, as well as spending time with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League (AHL) as part of game day promotions team.
In 2013, Dykeman was named one of the Most Influential People in Canadian Golf by CanadianGolfer.com.