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 Chad Anderson 
Executive Director
(423) 794-0747 

A native of middle Tennessee, Anderson began working at Golf House Tennessee in 2002 as a USGA Boatwright Intern for the Junior Tour. He has held multiple positions within the Golf House Tennessee family. In 2003, he was named Assistant Tournament Director for the Tennessee PGA. In 2007, he was selected to be the first Regional Director for the Tennessee Golf Foundation. Anderson graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management and remains a diehard big orange fan.  Chad and his wife Tiffany have a son Grey and a daughter Reese.

 Lynne Howd
Director, Handicapping
(615) 465-6300

Lynne was born in Clarksville, TN. She attended Clarksville High School and Austin Peay State University. Lynne worked as a Pro Shop Assistant at Clarksville Country Club for seven years through high school and college. She married her husband, Jim, in 1984 and moved to Nashville, where she went to work for Nashville Golf and Athletic Club for two years before joining the Tennessee Golf Association and Tennessee PGA. She and her husband have three daughters: Lindsey, Brooke and Hailey, and a boxer named Harley. Lynne enjoys all sports, genealogy, photography and drawing.
 Barbara Sircy
(615) 465-6320

Barbara was born in Gallatin, TN. Prior to entering into the golf industry she was office manager and full charge bookkeeper for Madison Printing Company. Barbara has managed the financial affairs of the Tennessee Golf Association, Tennessee PGA and Tennessee Golf Foundation for 25+ years. She is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. Barbara and her husband Jeff have five children: Garrett, Joey, Jacob, Nina and Brandon. Barbara enjoys the game of golf, the Tennessee Volunteers, music and genealogy.


 Allison Brown
Director, Rules & Competitions
(615) 465-6302

Allison is a native of Hope, Arkansas. She played collegiate golf at the University of Alabama, graduating with a degree in Sports Management. After graduation, Allison was an Operations Intern and Tournament Director for the American Junior Golf Association; before joining the coaching staff at LSU as the Assistant Women’s Golf Coach. Allison then joined the LPGA Tour as a Manager of Rules and Competitions. While with the LPGA Tour she officiated at the Grand Slam of Women’s Golf (U.S. Women’s Open, Kraft Nabisco, British Open, LPGA Championship and Evian Championship) as well as the Solheim Cup. Allison is a sports enthusiast, Alabama Crimson Tide, New Orleans Saints and a rookie runner. Allison and her husband Jason have a beagle NOLA. Roll Tide and Who Dat!

 Nathaniel Hantle
Director, Course Rating & Member Services
(615) 465-6304

Prior to coming to Tennessee, Nathaniel attended Murray State University where he obtained a degree in marketing in May 2005 and a M.B.A. in Marketing in December 2006. In 2006, he worked as a USGA Boatwright Intern for the Kentucky Golf Association, where he helped run their Pepsi/GenNEXT Junior Tour. Nathaniel is an avid sports fan; there is not a sport that he will not watch. Like most of the TGA staff, he is an avid golfer but he also enjoys basketball, baseball/softball, and volleyball. His favorite teams are the St. Louis Cardinals, Indiana University and Murray State University basketball, Oklahoma Sooners football, and of course our Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators. Nathaniel and his wife Tracie live in Franklin.






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