P.E.I. Golf Association Names New Course Rating Supervisor.
The P.E.I. Golf Association is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Pearson has assumed Chairmanship of its Men’s Course Rating Committee. He takes over the role from Wayne Levy who is retiring after many years of service.
Jason Pearson is a chemistry professor at the University of Prince Edward Island specializing in computational chemistry and data analytics. As an avid golfer, he’s played all over the Island and has held memberships at several local courses. Originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, he and his wife moved to the Island in 2009, and have since had three children. He lives in Cornwall with his wife Alison, son Ben, and daughters Claire and Maria.
In his new role Dr. Pearson will oversee the men’s rating of P.E.I.G.A. member courses which determines their slope rating for handicap purposes. Brenda McIlwaine oversees course rating for women.
P.E.I.G.A. Executive Director Ron MacNeill said, ” We are very fortunate to have Dr. Pearson join our team. The Association is keen to get younger people involved in the administration of the sport “.