METAIRIE, La. – The members of the Louisiana and Mississippi Chapters of the Gulf States PGA have elected a new slate of officers to serve their respective Chapters.

Jake Narro, PGA Head Golf Coach at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, was elected as the next president of the Louisiana Chapter. Narro previously served as the Chapter’s Secretary.

The Louisiana Chapter welcomes Bobby Jacks, PGA Head Professional of Baton Rouge Country Club, to serve as Vice President.

“I am honored to be elected the Louisiana Chapter Vice President,” said Jacks. “Being elected by my peers is humbling and I look forward to serving our Chapter and Section.”

Robbie Gueringer III, PGA Head Professional of OakWing Golf Club in Alexandria, is also a new elect and was chosen by the membership as Louisiana Chapter Secretary.

“I am thankful that the gentlemen in that room thought enough of me to elect me as secretary,” said Gueringer. “I am eager to continue the wonderful work that the Gulf States PGA Section provides to its members. The next 2 years will be an exciting time in our Section and I look forward to being part of it.”

Craig Campo, PGA General Manager of OakWing Golf Club, assumes the role as Honorary President of the Louisiana Chapter.

Olly Thomson, PGA General Manager of the Country Club of Canton (Miss.), will succeed Tim Basel, PGA Head Professional of Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison, Miss., as President of the Mississippi Chapter. Basel will serve as Honorary President.

Moving into position as the Chapter’s Vice President is Matt Brunetz, PGA Sales Representative with Ladd’s Golf & Utility Vehicles in Canton, Miss.

The Mississippi Chapter membership elected Billy Pomeroy, PGA Head Professional at Northwood Country Club in Meredian, Miss., as the Chapter’s next Secretary.

“It is an honor to be selected to serve the PGA Professionals within the Mississippi Chapter of the Gulf States Section,” said Pomeroy. “I look forward to assisting our wonderful Section staff and leadership in growing the game of golf and improving the lives of our PGA Members and Apprentices.”

All Chapter officers will serve in these roles from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019.

About the Gulf States PGA Section
The Gulf States Section, Professional Golfers’ Association of America, is an association of golf professionals whose mission is to promote interest, participation, and enjoyment in the game of golf; establish and maintain professional standards of practice; and enhance the well being of golf professionals.