Rhonda Ferguson, PGA/LPGA

General Manager/Owner, River Bend Golf Links

2017 North Florida PGA Chapter Player Development

Award Recipient

2016 North Florida PGA Chapter & Section

Youth Player Development Award Recipient


Rhonda was an outstanding Junior Golfer and Lettered at the University

of Florida.  She currently owns and operates River Bend Golf Links in

Green Cove Springs Florida, as well as serves as the Jacksonville

U.S. Kids Golf Tournament Director. Previously, she operated a Golf

Marketing and Promotions company.  She has assisted charitable

organizations in raising Millions of dollars through creative golf

tournaments, events and promotions.

Rhonda qualified for several USGA events and has won several State

Amateur Championships.  She was a top-ranked Amateur in the state

of Florida and has represented the State in several team competitions.

Her past endeavors include supporting charities through golf,

coordinating golf travel tours and working with Clubs across the

Country to increase their Membership, drive golf, membership and

F&B departments through creative marketing programs.

Through her passion to help those attain the highest level of skill their golf game will allow, Rhonda has developed a simple, fun and creative approach to learning the game. 

Rhonda is a Class A PGA/LPGA Professional, as well as a US Kid’s certified coach. She specializes in working with women and juniors, and has implemented PGA and LPGA programs into her teaching including: LPGA/USGA Girls Golf, Get Golf Ready, PGA Junior League and PGA Sports Academy.

Rhonda is also a PGA Ambassador and has been published in local and national venues.

In 2016, Rhonda received the PGA Northern Chapter and North Florida Section Player Youth Development Award as well as a US Kid’s Top 50 Honorable Mention Junior Instructor Award.

Her playing accomplishments include the following:

  1. NFPGA- Northern Chapter- Underwood Cup Team Member (Only Woman in 25-year history)– 2015

  2. NFPGA- Northern Chapter- Porter Cup Team Member (First Woman from Northern Chapter) – 2014, 2015

  3. LPGA National Championship- 4th Place Challenge Division- 2014

  4. NFPGA- Northern Chapter- First Woman to Win Chapter Pro-am, Individual– 2014

  5. NFPGA- Northern Chapter- Nike Cup Team Member – 2011, 2012

  6. NFPGA- Northern Chapter- First Woman to Win Chapter Team Event (2-Time)– 2011

  7. FWSGA- State 4-Ball Stroke Play Champion  – 2010

  8. FWSGA- State Stroke Play Championship Flight Champion – 2010

  9. FWSGA- State 4-Ball Match Play Champion – 2009

  10. FWSGA- State Match Play Quarterfinalist – 2009

  11. Ranked in the Top 10 Women Amateurs in Florida – 2008, 2009

  12. State of Florida Representative for the Southeastern Women’s Team Championship – 2009

  13. State of Florida Representative on Florida/Georgia Team – 2008, 2009

• USGA Women’s Mid-Am, Round of 64– 2006

• USGA Women’s Mid-Am, Qualifier– 2004

  1. Letterwinner, University of Florida Women’s Golf Team, Gainesville, FL – 1988-1989

Contact Information: Rhonda Ferguson, 904-234-3434