Known to his friends as “Rain Man” because of his amazing recall of any course he has played, any person he has met, or any place he has traveled, James J. Keegan has a zest for golf and for life. With nine associates averaging 20 years of experience in the golf business, JJ Keegan+ provides common sense solutions founded on sound principals. With clients from Europe, to Asia, and across America, Golf Convergence has developed a unique process that is enhancing the profitability, the value and the investment return of today’s golf courses. As managing principal, Keegan has traveled in excess of 2,800,000 miles visiting over 250 courses annually and meeting with owners and key management personnel at more than 4,000 courses.
Currently, he serves as a panelist for Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Golf Courses. He is a former member of the Club Manager’s Association of America, the National Golf Foundation, and the International Network of Golf. Keegan was a former volunteer of the Colorado Golf Association and the USGA Sectional Affairs Committee. He has served as a course rater and rules official for numerous tournaments, including the local and sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open and the World Club Championship. A certified public accountant with a B.B.A. degree from Texas Christian University, Keegan earned an M.B.A. in corporate finance from the University of Michigan. He has also served as a captain in the United States Air Force and worked at KPMG as a computer audit specialist.