Greg Nichols, PGA

General Manager and Director of Golf

greg.nichols@koolina.com

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Accomplishments

  • Member of Taylor Made National Advisory Board
  • Hosted golf clinics with Top 100 Golf Instructors Gary Wiren, Chuck Cook, Stan Utley, LPGA Tour Players Jan Stephenson, Michelle Wie, Paula Creamer, Christine Kim,PGA Tour Players Tadd Fujikawa, Scott Simpson, Parker McLachlin, European PGA Tour Player Matthew Zion, and Mike Malaska.
  • Chairman and Founder of Hawaii Junior Golf Day, a state wide program offering introductory golf experience to over 500 juniors annually at 12 golf facilities around the state
  • Founder & Chairman of the ASPGA Golf Industry Conference, a business conference held biannually since 1998
  • Founder ASPGA Get into Golf Hawaii Program, 1998 – an introductory golf program that has introduced the game of golf to over 3,000 school children
  • Won ASPGA Head Professional-Assistant Professional Championship 1986
  • Co-Founder of Hawaii State Junior Golf Association
  • National Finalist for PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year Award
  • National Finalist for PGA President’s Award recognizing contributions towards Growth of the Game.

ASPGA Awards

  • 2013 Aloha Section PGA Merchandiser of the Year and Horton Smith Award
  • Aloha Section Presidents Award for Promotion of the Game – 2006, 2009
  • Aloha Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year Award – 1990 & 2002
  • Aloha Section PGA Horton Smith Award for contributions to Education 1989 & 2001
  • Aloha Section PGA Junior Golf Leader Award – 2002
  • Aloha Section PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award for mentoring contributions – 2004

Other

  • Recognized in Legends of Hawaii Golf, The First Century, by Rob Sandler, 1998 as one of nine legendary golf professionals in Hawaii.
  • Contributing golf writer for two Hawaii publications, High Luxury Magazine and Pacific Edge Magazine.
  • Co-chair of the Tadd Fujikawa Invitational, an annual fundraising tournament benefitting the March of Dimes

Read Greg’s article from Hawaii Luxury Magazine “Swing High.”

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