Ron Hickman is a PGA Master Professional and General Manager and owner of Professional Golf Services, a management company operating Timberton Golf Club in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He has been a member of the PGA Rules of Golf Committee since 1996. Ron is the Chairman of the PGA of America Rules of Golf Committee 2015-2016. He has worked on over 90 Championship committees including 18 consecutive PGA Championships, 9 Masters, 4 Ryder Cup (2004, 2008, 2012, 2014), 4 The Open Championship, 2 US Senior Opens, 1 US Open Championship. Ron’s PGA Awards include 2000 PGA Professional of the Year, Gulf States Section of PGA and 8 time recipient of the Horton Smith Award for Gulf States Section of the PGA which recognizes for outstanding contributions in the field of education. Ron has taught more than 20 PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops since 1999.