Jared Rice is the Executive Director of THE PLAYERS Championship (TPC). Rice joined THE PLAYERS staff in 2010 as the director of sales and marketing. He was promoted to vice president in 2016. In 2011, 2012 and 2013, Rice was named the top salesperson for PGA TOUR-owned events. Under his leadership, THE PLAYERS sales team has seen significant revenue growth every year. Rice joined the PGA TOUR from the Detroit Red Wings hockey organization after having spent five years with the Walt Disney Company during their ownership of Major League Baseball’s Anaheim Angels and the NHL’s Mighty Ducks. Rice was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Sports Marketing and Business Administration. Jared often shows up to talk about PGA and TPC-related topics on 1010 XL/92.5 FM, and is one of the most experienced persons in the world to be able to do so.