Board of Directors
Madina’s commitment to growing the game includes support of local junior golf and tireless effort to make golf more accessible to broader audiences. He successfully organized three Arizona High School State Championships, oversaw 21 NCAA Championships/Invitationals, and managed six PGA TOUR events.
His dedication to the golf community led him to serve on the Southwest PGA and Southern Chapter PGA Board of Directors, where he became President of the Southern Chapter PGA and volunteered his time as the Vice Chairman of the Southwest PGA Foundation.
Among accolades, Medina was recognized as the 2018 Southwest PGA Professional of the Year, and he received the 2021 Southwest PGA Patriot Award, a testament to success using golf as a platform for honoring and supporting those who bravely served our nation.
The Tucson native’s passion and expertise drives the foundation’s expanded programming, development, scholarships, and outreach initiatives, and as the face of this charitable organization’s mission to foster the growth of the game of golf, Medina’s positive impact on Arizona golf will continue to leave an indelible mark on the community.
Lewis’ journey within the Arizona golf industry began in 1995, and for 12 transformative years, he applied his expertise at Oakcreek Country Club, a semi-private gem set in Sedona’s picturesque red rock country. During his tenure there, Lewis played a crucial role in orchestrating a multi-million-dollar, facility-wide renovation that elevated the club's stature. He also founded the Sedona Open, a prestigious tournament event, which held a prominent place in the Southwest Section PGA calendar during its prime.
Beyond his club-level impact, Lewis’ leadership extends across the region through his service to the Southwest Section PGA. In 2010, he was elected to the Southwest Section PGA Board of Directors. As Chairman, Lewis led numerous committees, including the Apprentice Committee, Awards Committee, Communications Committee, Finance Committee, Strategic Planning, and Employment Committees. His commitment to nurturing the next generation of golfers is evident through his 9-year tenure as the District Director for the SWSPGA Antigua Junior Tour, where he organized six annual junior tournaments across Northern Arizona.
Lewis’ ascent within the Southwest Section PGA culminated in his election as the 25th President of the organization in June 2017, a testament to his peers' trust and belief in his ability to lead. Additionally, he currently serves as the President of the Southwest PGA Foundation, further solidifying his commitment to utilizing the power of golf for charitable purposes in the community.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions and unwavering dedication to the golf community, Lewis was honored as the Southwest PGA Golf Professional of the Year in 2021. This accolade follows earlier recognition as the recipient of the 2012 Southwest Section PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award. Jamey's journey through the world of golf is a testament to his passion, leadership, and tireless commitment to the sport and community.
In 1991, his second year in Arizona’s high country, Bailey registered for the PGA of America apprentice program. In the winter months, he migrated to the Valley to work for Troon Country Club, and in 1992, he earned the first assistant role.
In 1996, an eventful year, Baily married his wife, Shannon, received PGA of America class “A” membership, and was offered the head golf professional position at Pinehurst Country Club in Denver, Colorado. During his ten-year term there, Bailey served on the Colorado Section PGA Board of Directors and Colorado PGA Foundation Board of Directors. He was the Chairman of the Teach a Thon for inter-city kids, served on the rules committee, awards committee and finance committee, and was awarded the Merchandiser of the Year for Private clubs in 2002.
Bailey rejoined Forest Highlands as the director of golf in 2007 where he coached the Northland Preparatory Academy golf team and received Merchandiser of the Year for Private clubs in 2011 and 2017.
The proudest moments of his life were the birth of his three daughters, Taylor, Katherine and Caroline.
A PGA member since 2008, Lingel is a Certified PGA Professional in Golf Operations who is currently working to gain his Master Professional status.
Lingel has served on more than 30 committees in both the Southwest Section PGA and Northern Texas PGA. In both sections, he served in the Chapter Executive Governance and is the current President of the Southern Chapter PGA.
Lingel earned 2022 Golf Professional of the Year honors for the Southwest Section PGA. He also is a five-time section award winner in North Texas PGA and Southwest PGA and a 10-time chapter award winner.
Lingel and his team are the proud hosts and participants of the annual Birdies for Good event, raising more than $250,000 for the Southwest PGA Foundation, which benefits veterans.
Lingel is an avid tournament player and member of the Southwest PGA Goldwater Cup Team, Southwest PGA Gibson Cup, and North Texas PGA Joe Black Cup Team.
Colceri’s resume includes time as a partner for Clarity Golf. He worked for Golf Advisor’s Golf Course Homes Team, specializing in golf, resort lifestyle and real estate. Colceri was the Executive Director of Business Development for Kemper Sports, and he also worked for Club Car. He became the VP for OB Sports, a Scottsdale-based golf management company. He then served as Director of Sales, Marketing and Membership at Silverleaf. Colceri joined the Executive Team at Desert Mountain Properties before becoming Project Coordinator for Quintero Golf and Country Club, where he worked directly with Rees Jones. Colceri also spent time as the Vice President of Business Development for the golf course design duo of Gary Panks and David Graham. There he contributed to more than thirty of the Southwest’s top courses.
Colceri is a past President/Board Member of the Golf Industry Association. He was a PGA Section Board Member (2000-2007), a member of the PGA National Communication/PR Committee (2007), and currently is a PGA Foundation Board Member and Strategic Planning Committee Member. Colceri puts his keen eye for golf course design to use as a Golfweek golf course rater since 2001.
Elected to membership in the PGA of America in 1996, Jay has always been active in the Southwest Section, serving on their Board of Directors for 12 years and leading their organization as President from 2019-2021. He is a section award winner and has been recognized nationally by the American Junior Golf Association. The SWPGA Foundation has always had a place in his heart as he has been involved with it throughout his career. Contributing as a board member, raising monies through PGA Golf Day and Birdies for Good have helped to support Special Olympics of Arizona along with various other charities.
Becoming a registered apprentice in 1994 and earning his PGA Class “A” Membership in 1999, Westcott continued creating his professional experience as a member of the PGA’s Southwest Section. Settling in Scottsdale, he joined customer service-oriented public and private clubs. Over the next 30 years, Westcott held positions such as Tournament Director, Head Golf Professional at Grayhawk Golf Club and Director of Golf at Desert Highlands. His leadership and mentoring young professionals were recognized by the Southwest Section PGA as the 2016 Bill Strausbaugh Award recipient.
Westcott assisted in resurrecting the SWSPGA Foundation Board in 2009, served as Chairman 2015-2019, Honorary Chairman 2020-2023 and currently sits on the Board. His focus has been fundraising with Section efforts such as PGA Golf Day, Birdies for Good and The Foundation Pro-Am. Westcott assisted in the creation and held the position of Tournament Chairman of The SWSPGA Foundation Pro-Am in 2014-2018.
Doug is blessed with a large, healthy family that still resides in Scottsdale. His four daughters are the driving force in his life and a main reason he enjoys helping others through the game of golf.
Prior to the Fiesta Bowl, Bob served over 27 years in the Air Force flying over 3,000 hours in the F-16 and holding several key senior leadership positions before retiring as a Colonel after completing his tour as the 944 Fighter Wing Vice Commander at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Currently Bob works for United Airlines as a 777 pilot flying Internationally.
Since becoming a PGA member, Brian has sat on the Southern Nevada PGA chapter board where he is now the chapter's President. Over the years, Brian has been involved with several local charities and finds his work there incredibly rewarding. He looks forward to working with the Southwest Section Foundation board and seeing the foundation's positive impact on its communities.
Born in Anderson, Ind., Leicht's journey from Coronado Golf Club to TPC Scottsdale shaped his career. He held key roles at Vistal Golf Club for 14 years, discovering a passion for Special Olympics. Returning to Phoenix, he managed Cascata, Bear Creek Golf Club, and Encanterra Country Club before his current role.
As a board representative for the Southwest PGA Foundation, Leicht champions initiatives, including the successful Southwest PGA License Plate, benefiting the foundation's programs. His accolades include the 2006 Southwest PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award, the 2008 & 2009 Southwest PGA Player Development Award, and the 2011 National Special Olympics Conrad Rehling Award. Leicht's commitment extends beyond golf, emphasizing family values with his wife, Carol, and four daughters in Gilbert, Ariz.
Justin Wood, PGA
Michael Haywood, PGA