Paul K. Levy, PGA
Search & Consulting Executive
Paul has had an extraordinary career as a golf professional, general manager, president of club operations and development and chief executive officer. Coupled with his decades-long support and leadership within the PGA of America, culminating in his Presidency of the organization from 2016 to 2018 and being inducted to the PGA of America Hall of Fame in November 2021, Paul immediately adds an enormous amount of golf operational and strategic knowledge to the KK&W Team.
Following a two-year term as the 40th PGA President, Paul K. Levy was named PGA Honorary President at the 2018 PGA Annual Meeting. Previously, he also served two-year terms each as PGA Vice President and PGA Secretary.
For more than 18 years Paul was President of Club Operations and Development for Sunrise Company in which time he developed and managed several properties in California, Texas, Nevada and Colorado. Additionally, he was the CEO and General Manager at Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells, California. Paul has been an active member of CMAA since 2005 and was also inducted to the Southern California PGA Hall of Fame.
Levy earned PGA Membership in 1986, and has served in a leadership capacity at both the Section and national levels since 1992.
As PGA President, Levy was influential in the decision to relocate the PGA Headquarters to Frisco, Texas, and spearheaded growing the employment consultant arm of PGA of America‘s Career Services and executive search. The $550 million PGA Frisco development will bring 26 PGA of America championships, approximately 150 jobs and a new Northern Texas PGA Section Headquarters.
Levy was president of the Southern Texas PGA Section and earned the Southern Texas PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award. He has also been named as a three-time Section PGA Junior Golf Leader recipient; the Section Bill Strausbaugh Award winner; and Section Merchandiser of the Year for Public Facilities. Additionally, he chaired every major committee of the Section at one time in his tenure as a Section leader. Levy was also elected as an Independent Director on the Southern California PGA Board of Directors.