Joe Beditz

President and CEO

I joined the NGF in 1984 as Director of Research. At the time I thought it would be fun to do for a couple of years. Well, after 34 years it's still fun and I'm still here enjoying our work with the leading companies in golf!



Favorite Course Played

The Old Course

What Are You Most Likely to Order at the 19th Hole?

In Scotland, a pint of Belhaven Best

Preferred Type of Inclement Weather?



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