Renee Powell is a professional golfer who played on the US-based LPGA Tour and is currently head professional at her family’s Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio. She was the second African-American woman ever to play on the LPGA Tour.The daughter of golf course entrepreneur Bill Powell, Renee grew up in Ohio and took up golf at an early age. After winning several youth amateur trophies in her teens, and captaining the women’s golf teams at Ohio University and Ohio State University, she turned professional in 1967. She moved to the UK in the 1970s to further her career and joined the British PGA. In 1977, she became the first woman to compete in a men’s golf tournament. Following her retirement in 1980, she appeared as a television commentator and became the head professional of the Clearview Golf Club in 1995.Powell is a member of the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame. She is also a member of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority. In 2017, she was inducted to the PGA America Hall of Fame.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Renee Powell and other top speakers and celebrities.