Rusty Harder
Rusty Harder
Director of Rules & Competitions

Harder joined the staff in October 2012. He runs the men's championships and qualifiers as well as the USGA qualifiers for men in North Carolina, splitting up the events with Chris Zeh. He also schedules one-day tournaments and one-day four-ball tournaments. One of the most important facets of his job is golf course setup. 

He has a bachelor of science in business management from UNC-Wilmington. He worked for the Alabama Golf Association for six years as tournament director and director of course rating from June 2006-October 2012. He also was an operations and championship intern at the 2004 and 2005 U.S. Opens.

Harder is married with two sons and resides in Pinehurst, N.C.

Carolinas Golf Association
140 Ridge Road, Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-673-1000 |
Monday-Friday: 8:30-5:00

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