AboutAdams 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).
- 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)
- 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
- 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.
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.