(April 5, 2022) – Former CSGA Director of Women’s Golf & Member Services and PJ Boatwright Jr. Intern Daniela Lendl continues to make history. In January Lendl was hired as the first full-time female rules official on a PGA TOUR -sanctioned Tour and recently Lendl set up the course at the Corales Championship at the end of March.
A standout golfer Lendl competed for the University of Alabama and after graduating in 2015 she landed a PJ Boatwright Jr. position with the CSGA. After her time as an intern she took a position as an assistant coach for the University of Denver women’s golf team before coming back to Connecticut to work as the Director of Women’s Golf & Member Services from May 2016-August 2017.
Following her time with the CSGA she spent three and a half years with the USGA in various positions before joining the Korn Ferry Tour as a tournament referee at the beginning of 2022.
About the Connecticut State Golf Association
The Connecticut State Golf Association functions as an extension of the USGA and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. Founded in 1899, it is the country’s oldest state golf association and conducts over 60 Championships, Qualifiers, and One Day Tournaments throughout the year.