PGA Secretary John Lindert, PGA, of Grand Ledge, Michigan, was elected as a PGA Officer at the 2018 PGA Annual Meeting.
A PGA Member for more than 35 years, Lindert is the PGA Director of Golf/Chief Operating Officer at The Country Club of Lansing, Michigan. He has served on the PGA Board of Directors as District 5 Director since 2016. Lindert was president of the Michigan PGA Section from 2010-11 and has served on four national PGA committees: Governance Task Force chair (2017); Membership (2008-present); Board of Control (2009-13); and Special Awards (2006-07).
Lindert was honored as the 2009 Michigan PGA Golf Professional of the Year and was also the recipient of the Section’s Horton Smith Award (2015); Player Development Award (2013); Merchandiser of the Year-Private Facilities Award (2010); and Bill Strausbaugh Award (2008).
He has competed five times in the PGA Professional Championship. In addition, Lindert was the Toledo Chapter Stroke Play Champion and competed on the University of Arizona Golf Team.
Among his community endeavors, Lindert has served on The First Tee of Mid-Michigan Board of Directors since 2007. Lindert and his wife, Wendy, have two grown children, Brooke and JD.