As Executive Director of the Southern California Golf Association, Heaney leads one of the nation’s largest and oldest state and regional amateur golf associations, with approximately 145,000 members in 1,200 clubs throughout Southern California. Kevin has served as the SCGA’s Executive Director since 2006 after serving as Assistant Executive Director since 2003. In his position, he works closely with the SCGA Junior and continues to actively participate in the SCGA’s involvement in green and water issues. During the past several years, Heaney was instrumental in the formation of the California Alliance for Golf and currently serves as vice president. He has also worked closely with the University of California, Riverside, serving as a member of the Chancellor’s Agricultural Advisory Council as well as the UCR Turf Research Advisory Committee. Heaney joined the SCGA in 1984 as Director of Rules and Competitions. In 1993, he was named SCGA Director of Course Rating and worked extensively with the USGA in that area. In addition, he is a member of the USGA Regional Associations Committee and the USGA GHIN Task Force and previously served on the USGA Course Rating and Green Committees. He is a member of the GCSAA and is the immediate past president of the International Association of Golf Administrators. He also serves on the Advisory Committee for the SCPGA and is on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission. Prior to joining the SCGA, Heaney worked in marketing, sales and broadcasting. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis in Agricultural Economics and Managerial Science, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree. Kevin and his wife, Yvonne, an elementary school educator, live in San Antonio Heights.