CALLAWAY GOLF ANNOUNCES CHAD JOHANSEN AS STAFF PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR IN THE MIDWEST REGION
CARLSBAD, Calif., October 20, 2023 – Today Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY), an unrivaled tech-enabled golf company delivering leading golf equipment, apparel, and entertainment, officially announced PGA Professional Chad Johansen as the Staff Professional of the Year in the Midwest Region.
Johansen, 44, turned professional in 2001, and became the head golf professional at Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol, Ill. in 2003. After earning his PGA membership credentials in 2006, he founded the Chad Johansen Golf Academy. The program began with just seven junior golfers and now boasts over 600 students a year, drawing from 17 cities from around the Chicago area.
“I am truly honored to be recognized as the 2023 Callaway Golf Staff Professional of the Year.” expresses Johansen. “Representing Callaway Golf is an incredible opportunity for which I am tremendously fortunate and grateful. This award stands as the biggest accomplishment of my career.”
“We are thrilled to announce Chad as our staff professional of the year in the Midwest region,” said Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf. “Chad is very deserving of this award and we are extremely fortunate to have him on our team.”