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Ryan Waters has been involved in the golf industry for over 20 years with a wide range of combined experience, including sales, golf course management and operations, off-course retail management, tournament operations and organization, and, most recently, overseeing the day to day operations of the third largest men’s professional golf tour in the United States. He is widely known for his problem solving capabilities and talent for increasing cost effectiveness. Mr. Waters also oversees all media for the tour including, but not limited to, day to day operations of the tour’s website and popular social media outlets.

The son of a PGA Professional, Mr. Waters was born into the game of golf and, as such had a much heralded amateur playing career. He attended both Midlands Technical College of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina and currently holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Waters also served as Midwestern General Manager for the ANC (Alamo, National, CarTemps) Rental Corporation formed under Wayne Huizenga.