Chairman, United States Golf Manufacturers Council
Rawleigh Grove, Vice President and General Counsel for Karsten Manufacturing Corporation, parent company of Ping, Inc., has headed legal for one of the most prominent global golf brands for over two decades, and also leads business areas, including Quality, Distribution and EHS. He assists in golf industry leadership for the betterment of the game as Chairman of the United States Golf Manufacturers Council, a group of golf equipment manufacturers who appropriately work on common issues affecting the game of golf.
Rawleigh is a founding member of the golf industry anti-counterfeiting working group, which formed when PING and other major golf equipment manufacturers found themselves on a list of the top 100 most counterfeited brands globally. He serves on the board of the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, as well as on the board of Golf 20/20, with a mission to unite the golf industry around key strategic initiatives such as growth, diversity, and sustainability. Rawleigh actively guides community service and global relief efforts with multiple non-profit boards.
Prior to his time with KMC and PING, he practiced corporate and entertainment law in Seattle, at Ellis, Li and Mckinstry. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Rawleigh graduated from Seattle Pacific University and earned his MBA and JD at Willamette University. He enjoys exercise/fitness, playing guitar and keyboards, 0 to 60, and most importantly, spending time with family.