Jim Remy brings his insight in the business of golf and as a leader in Association affairs to
the role of PGA Honorary President.
Elected in 2008 as the 36th PGA President, Remy became the first New England PGA Section member
to ascend to the Association's highest office. During his term, Remy led in promoting the
essential role PGA members play throughout the industry, especially as a golf employer's most
valuable asset for economic growth and development. Remy also campaigned for improving the
general public's perception of the fitness and healthy lifestyle values of the game of golf.
Remy holds the distinction of having served in virtually every capacity within the areas of PGA
governance, including an unprecedented six-and-a-half year term on the PGA Board of Control,
which reviews and rules on membership issues.
He also serves on the Folds of Honor Board of Directors, a foundation created by PGA Professional
Dan Rooney. The foundation provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and
spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation.
Remy has also served in almost every capacity within the New England PGA Section, including as
the Section's president from 1995-97. Among various awards, he was named the 1997 New England
PGA Golf Professional of the Year and was inducted into the New England PGA Section Hall of Fame
A PGA member since 1984, Remy is the vice president and general manager of the Okemo Golf Division
at the Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vt. He began his career as a PGA assistant professional
at Worcester (Mass.) Country Club, and later served as an assistant professional at Mount Pleasant
Country Club of Boylston, Mass.
After accepting the PGA head professional position at Killington Golf Resort in Vermont in 1985,
Remy became the PGA director of golf and summer sports, and eventually the PGA director of golf
for the Vermont Divisions for S-K-I Ltd.
In late 1997, Remy accepted a position with Okemo Mountain Resort and became responsible for the
construction and development of the Okemo Valley Golf Club. As vice president and general
manager of the Okemo Golf Division, he is responsible for all aspects of one of New England's
leading membership and resort facilities.
Remy and his wife, Darlene, live in Ludlow, Vt., and have a daughter, Niki.