Jun 14, 2023
Tom Ryan
MN Golf Association

Tom Ryan, executive director and chief operating office of the Minnesota Golf Association, joined the MGA in 2002 following a career in the legal publishing business with West Publishing Co., now Thomson Reuters. His career at West spanned more than two decades with executive experience in business development, marketing, and customer service. Ryan learned to play golf as a caddie at the Town & Country Club in St. Paul, and later enrolled at the University of Minnesota on an Evans Scholarship. In 2012, he was elected president of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA), which represents amateur golf associations from around the world, including 150 state and regional golf associations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and serve more than 4 million golfers. Tom has announced his retirement effective October of this year, following 21 years with the MGA.