Hayden Echols 

Hayden Echols joined the Tennessee Golf Foundation in 2014 as the Associate Director of Competitions where he helped lead the Sneds Tour and Tennessee Middle School Golf Association for three years. In 2017 he was named the Knoxville Region Director and has since spearheaded the region’s programming and operations which include: The Scott Stallings Kids Play Free Junior Golf Initiative, Concord Park Par 3 Golf Course, The Barn Short Course at Beverly Park, Knoxville Pro-Am Series, The Scotty Junior Four-ball, The Tri-Star Junior Match Play and more.

Prior to his time with the TGF, Hayden spent two seasons with the Tennessee Section PGA, was a tournament operations assistant at the 2012 Ryder Cup and worked for Golf Channel. In 2014, Hayden began volunteering for The Masters tournament where he is a member of the gallery and roping team.

When not on the golf course, Hayden loves exploring the outdoors with his wife, Meghan. Hayden and Meghan have two daughters, Emery and Harper.

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