The Pro’s Corner: Tiffany Nelson

by Clifford Cowley 

Name: Tiffany Nelson
Occupation: Director of Business Development-TPC Scottsdale
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Golf is more than a business to Nelson – it is a passion.  “Golf has been my life since I was in high school,” says Tiffany.  “It’s what I do.  The business of golf is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle,” she adds.

Indeed, Tiffany was bitten by the golf bug at the age of 14, and has been playing ever since.  After helping to organize the first girls’ team while a high school senior in Illinois, she went on to excel as a four-year member of the Purdue University Golf Team.

In 1995, Nelson moved to Arizona, where she has excelled in various fields within the golf industry, including golf planning, travel, sales and technology.  While managing her business, she also embarked upon a career in broadcast communications, serving as co-host of the Backspin, The Golf Show on XTRA Sports 910 AM and as Golf Analyst for KNXV TV – ABC 15.  She has also worked for The Golf Channel and Fox Sports Net.

Nelson also owned and managed a successful golf tournament event business, where she developed a niche market focused on helping not-for-profit organizations and corporations organize and execute golf tournaments.

In December 2006, Tiffany Nelson joined TPC Scottsdale as Director of Business Development.  In addition to supervising the planning and execution of comprehensive marketing and public relations initiatives, Nelson is responsible for managing TPC Scottsdale’s Annual Fee Player Program.  “I stay busy,” she says, “and that’s exactly how I like it.”

The saying goes the busiest people get the most done.  Tiffany Nelson has done much.