February 8-10, 2019
Seminar Stage Headliners
Applied Imaging Seminar Stage Headliners
See Headliner Schedules Below, or stay tuned for the full Applied Imaging Seminar Stage Schedule.
Meg Mallon, LPGA Legend, 4x Major Champion, World Golf Hall of Famer
Meg Mallon grew up in Birmingham, MI and attended Mercy High School in Farmington Hills. She won the Women’s Club Championship at Edgewood CC at age 16 and in 1983 she won the Michigan Women’s Amateur and the Women’s District Golf Association Match Play Championship. Meg attended Ohio State University and earned All Big Ten Honors in 1984 and 1985.
Meg began her 23-year career on the LPGA Tour in 1987. Though her professional career got off to a slow start, it took off after her breakout year in 1991. That year she had four wins in 12 top-10 finishes, including two Major Championships – the LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women’s Open. She was named Female Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America.
The following year, she was selected to her first U.S. Solheim Cup team and would play on eight consecutive teams from 1992 to 2005. Mallon was honored with the captaincy of the U.S. Solheim Cup team in 2013.
Mallon would go on to win 18 LPGA championship titles with a total of four Majors. In 2000 she won the du Maurier Classic and followed in 2004 with her second U.S. Women’s Open Championship victory. She was elected to the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in 2002.
In 2000, Mallon was recognized during the LPGA’s 50th Anniversary as one of the LPGA’s Top-50 players and teachers. She retired from the tour in 2010.
Meg Mallon’s life and career has secured her place in the World Golf Hall of Fame when she was inducted in September 2017 in New York City,
Alison Curdt, PGA Master Professional & LPGA Teacher of the Year – 2015
America’s Only Female PGA Master Professional Trained in Clinical Psychology, Alison is a PGA Master Professional in Instruction and a LPGA Class A Member. Being 1 of 11 women to achieve the highest PGA credential earned by an instructor, Alison has over 28 years of golf competition background and has recently played in four LPGA Tour majors, and qualified for her 5th to be held in June 2018.
Alison arrived to California after being a 2 time Academic All-American and competing on a full scholarship on the women’s golf team at Florida State University. Owner of “Alison Curdt Golf” in Simi Valley, CA, she earned the 2016 Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year, 2016 SCPGA Northern Chapter Clubfitter of the Year, 2016 & 2017 GRAA Top 50 Teacher, 2015 LPGA T&CP National Teacher of the Year, 2015 Northern Chapter SCPGA Teacher of the Year, as well as the LPGA T&CP Western Section Teacher of the year award in 2012, 2015 and 2017. The LPGA T&CP designated her as an LPGA Top 50 Teacher in 2017. Alison contributes to Golf Tips Magazine as a Top 30 instructor, and has been featured in 7 separate segments on the Golf Channel. Golf Digest selected her as one of America’s Best Young Teachers for 2016-2017.
Most recently, she was inducted into the Southern California PGA Teacher Hall of Fame in the Fall of 2017. Alison currently is the Director of Instruction at Wood Ranch Golf Club and practices as a licensed clinical sport psychotherapist, while completing her doctorate degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in sports psychology. She utilizes EMDR to help athletes achieve peak performance and overcome athletic traumas. Alison serves on the SCPGA Section Board, Northern Chapter SCPGA Board, is a member of the SCPGA Teaching Committee, PGA Adjunct Faculty, Vice-President of the LPGA Western Section, and is an LPGA Global Evaluator.