Kerri-Anne Kennerley Joins Golf Australia Board

April 11, 2013

Kerri-Anne Kennerley has joined the Board of Golf Australia as an Appointed Director.

Mrs Kennerley is a familiar face to many Australians with more than 30 years’ experience in television, ed entertainment and business where she became famous for hosting her daytime TV programs Good Morning Australia, Mornings with Kerri-Anne and Midday with Kerri-Anne.

A member of The Australian and Macquarie Links Golf Clubs, Mrs Kennerley is a keen golfer with a handicap of 17.

Triple Gold Logie nominated Mrs Kennerley has also served on the Council for the Order of Australia which oversees the distribution of the highest honours to great Australians and is currently working with the Seven Network’s top rating Sunday Night current affairs program.

Golf Australia Chairman John Hopkins said Mrs Kennerley would bring valuable experience from the television and entertainment industries to Golf Australia.

“On behalf of the Board, I’m pleased to welcome Kerri-Anne to Golf Australia,” Mr Hopkins said.

“Kerri-Anne will be a real asset to the Board with her long-term knowledge of the Australian television and media industry and her enormous passion for golf,” Mr Hopkins said.

Mrs Kennerley commented on her new role: “I am very glad to accept the appointment to the Board of Golf Australia and I do hope I can contribute and create a better golf future for all players, especially women.”

“I applaud the efforts of Jan Stephenson who pioneered Australian women’s golf in America and Karrie Webb whose record speaks for itself,” Mrs Kennerley said.