Edward G. Michaels III
USGA Executive Committee
Edward G. Michaels III, of Atlanta, Ga., is serving his fourth year as a member of the USGA Executive Committee.
Michaels received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of North Carolina in 1964, followed by an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1969. He served as a supply corps officer in the United States Navy.
From 1969 until 2001, Michaels worked for McKinsey & Company, a management-consulting firm, in a variety of capacities and on numerous strategy and organization assignments.
Michaels served as the chairman of the board of trustees for The McCallie School, a boys college-preparatory school in Chattanooga, Tenn., from 2005-2008. He is also the founder of The Atlanta Families Award For Excellence In Education, which provides monetary awards to outstanding educators in the Atlanta public school system.
Michaels was the chairman of the United States Senior Golf Association’s Desert Invitational Tournament and is now on the governing board of the USSGA. He has served on the board of Wade Hampton Golf Club in Cashiers, N.C., and is a member of the strategic planning committee at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, Calif.
In 2014, Michaels will chair the Members and Museum Committees, and will also serve on the Compensation Committee.