Leslie Henry has been named President of the Texas Golf Association, one of the largest and most respected golf associations in the country that aims to promote the playing and advancement of golf in Texas.
Notably, Leslie is the first woman to serve the TGA in this role, which includes service as the Chair of TGA’s Board of Directors.
She was also the first woman to be elected an officer of the TGA in 2016.
Leslie first became interested in golf as a way to find equal footing in the legal industry. She has since developed a fierce love for the game and has built a successful amateur career.
Leslie will serve as TGA President until 2022, and she will be overseeing a number of exciting initiatives in Texas. The USGA launched the World Handicap System in January, the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open will be played at Champions Golf Club in Houston and the PGA of America is moving its headquarters to Frisco in 2021.
Read more about Leslie’s new role as TGA President and how she became involved in the sport as a law student at the South Texas College of Law in Houston.