Keiser University College of Golf instructor Donna White has been presented the 2020 LPGA Professional President’s Award by National President Marvol Barnard.
Recognized for her leadership, long-term service and contributions as an LPGA Executive Committee member, White is also lauded for her role in initializing the educational partnership between the LPGA and Keiser University. As the LPGA’s online Global Education Provider, Keiser University provides LPGA apprentices the platform to earn their LPGA certifications.
In addition to the educational partnership, Keiser University associate and bachelor’s degree graduates are now eligible to apply for the LPGA professional certification, and LPGA members can request Keiser University tuition assistance.
“I was honored that President Barnard selected me for this award, and the recognition is shared with all of the Keiser University team players who were involved in making the partnership a reality.”
“I was honored that President Barnard selected me for this award, and the recognition is shared with all of the Keiser University team players who were involved in making the partnership a reality,” White said, smiling.
Having served as an instructor at many national programs and multiple committees, White joined the LPGA in 1997 and became inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame in 2014.
“It is an honor to have such an accomplished professional as a member of the Keiser University College of Golf faculty team, and we send our heartfelt best wishes to Ms. White on this well-deserved recognition,” said Dr. Eric Wilson, Keiser University’s Executive Director of Golf Operations and PGA Legacy Master Professional.
White has many other professional accomplishments within the LPGA such as the National Professional of the Year Award in 2008 and the Ellen Griffin Rolex Award in 2006. She has also been named as one of the Top 50 Best Female Teachers by Golf Digest and Golf for Women Magazine, as well as the Bellsouth/SEC Women’s Entrepreneur Award in 2000, the Samaritan Award for community service in 1988, and the Founder’s Cup award presented by Golf Digest for community efforts in 1987.