About

Adams Pro Tour

GARY and KATHY DESERRANO

Managing Partners – K&G Sports LLC

  • Gary was born in Bradford, PA. Kathy was born in Garland TX. They currently live in Double Oak, TX
  • College: Both attended The University of Texas where they met.
  • Work Experience: Gary had 6 years in Media Sales before heading up his sports marketing firm, K&G SPorts since 1994. The company manages two sports properties, the APT professional golf tour, and Dallas Lacrosse, a youth lacrosse organization.  Kathy began her career a flight attendant with American Airlines. After having children, she has managed the K&G Sports office.
  • Gary and Kathy have been married for 30 years. Together, they have two children Travis (26) and Cody (23).

KRIS NEAL

Tour Director

  • Hometown: Graham, TX
  • College: Angelo State University / Sports Management Degree
  • Work Experience: Caddie on the Nationwide Tour, Web.Com Tour and PGA TOUR
  • Kris has worked with APT for 7 years total (2004-2006) (2013-Present)
  • Favorite thing to do when not on the road: Train for triathlons and take care of her dog, Divot, a 2-year old Vizsla.

 


Patrick Murphy, PGA

Assistant Tournament Director

  • Born: New Orleans, LA
  • Hometown: Memphis, TN
  • Family: Wife, Emily
  • College: Mississippi State / PGA Golf Management Degree – 2011
  • Work Experience: Gulf States PGA Tournament Director (2016-2018), Gulf States PGA Player Development Director (2012-2016), Assistant Golf Professional at New Orleans CC (2011-2012)

 


CHAD GINN

Operations Director

  • Hometown: Gulfport, MS
  • College: Mississippi State University with a degree in Marketing
  • Work Experience: Played professionally for 22 years on APT and Web.Com Tour
  • Chad has worked as an Operations Director on APT since 2016
  • Favorite thing to do when not on the road: Loves spending time with family, cooking, watching college football and all things coastal!
  • 4 year letter winner with Mississippi State golf team / 1991 & 1993 Mississippi State Amateur Champion

MICHAEL GIBBONS

Operations

  • Mike was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and currently resides in Athens, GA
  • College: Undergrad in Sports Management from Slippery Rock University / Masters in Sports Management from University of Southern Mississippi.
  • Work Experience: Operations Team for two PGA TOUR events, three Web.Com Tour events, 2007 U.S. Open, 2010 Women’s U.S. Open and 2014 U.S. Amateur
  • Mike has worked in Operations with APT since April 2017
  • Favorite thing to do when not on the road: Play golf, exercise, hang out with wife, Leigh Ann (whom works in the UGA athletic department), and spend time with his dog, Champ.

Kent Paisley

Media Producer

Hometown: Saratoga, CA

College: Masters from Syracuse University, Bachelor’s from Chapman University (Go Panthers)

Work Experience: Lax Sports Network Team Reporter, ACC Network Extra Associate Producer, Play by Play for ESPN3, Long Beach State Baseball, Chapman University

Favorite thing to do while not on the road: Watch his favorite bay area sports teams, play golf and pickup basketball, spend time with family and friends.

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