Kevin Ring is President of Golf for Legends, overseeing the implementation of Legends’ unique 360-degree service solution with leading organizations, events and brands in the golf industry globally. He joined Legends in 2022 and has guided business expansion and revenue growth in leadership roles for leading global organizations for more than 20 years. His experience spans organizational leadership, marketing, partnership management, business development, ticket sales and merchandise and licensing.
Prior to joining Legends, Kevin spent nearly a decade at PGA of America, most recently serving as Chief Revenue Officer. In that role, he was responsible for organizing and maximizing all revenue channels for PGA, including partnership management, partnership development, hospitality and ticket sales, merchandise, licensing and PGA REACH fundraising. Previously at PGA, Kevin served as Chief Marketing Officer, where he oversaw the Marketing, Creative Resources, Research and Communications Departments and managed the Sales and Partnership arms of the PGA.
Kevin was a Vice President at IMG Consulting and Managing Director for IMG’s Golf Consulting practice before his time at the PGA of America. At IMG, he negotiated partner-level sponsorships with the PGA, United States Golf Association and the R&A. In addition to managing sponsorships, he oversaw the global business for blue chip clientele, including Chevron, KPMG and Thomson Reuters. He also created strategy, marketing and activation plans for clients associated with Major League Baseball, the United States Tennis Association and Formula One. He joined IMG as a Digital Project Manager for U.S. Soccer and Philips, where he developed and integrated the digital sponsorship strategy for both organizations’ 2002 World Cup Soccer platforms. Earlier in his career, Kevin served as the Assistant Director of Communications for the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) in Lake Placid, New York.
Kevin has earned both a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration from Southern New Hampshire University, in Manchester. He and his wife, Chandra, have four children: Natasha, James, Lauren and Juliette.