Edward G. Michaels III
USGA Executive Committee
Edward G. Michaels III, of Atlanta, Ga., is serving his third 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 For Boys 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 is the chairman of the United States Senior Golf Association’s Desert Invitational Tournament. He has served on the board of Wade Hampton Golf Club and is a member of the strategic planning committee at The Vintage Club.
In 2013, Michaels will chair the Joe Dey Award and Museum Committees and will also serve on the Green Section, Junior Amateur, Members and Course/Club Membership, and Senior Amateur Committees.