A PGA Member for more than 35 years and a 2019 Michigan PGA Hall of Fame Inductee, PGA Vice President John Lindert is the PGA Director of Golf/Chief Operating Officer at The Country Club of Lansing, Michigan.
In 2018, Lindert was elected as PGA Secretary. He was elected PGA Vice President at the 2020 PGA Annual Meeting.
He served on the PGA Board of Directors as District 5 Director from 2016-18. Lindert was president of the Michigan PGA Section in 2010-11 and has served on four national PGA committees: Governance Task Force Chair (2017); Membership (2008-20); Board of Control (2018-20 Chair; 2009-13 committee member); and Special Awards (2006-07).
He has also been honored as the 2009 Michigan PGA Section Golf Professional of the Year and was also the recipient of the Section’s Horton Smith Award (2015 - now called the Professional Development Award); 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, and one grandson, Oliver.