President and Founder: Victoria Anne Whyte
The first woman in Latin America to be invited to be a member of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (R&A). She was President of the Rio de Janeiro State Golf Federation - FGERJ (1997 to 2002), Technical Vice President of the Brazilian Golf Confederation - CBG (2003-2005), President of the Women’s Department of the International Golf Federation - IGF (2000 and 2008) and Captain of the Gavea Golf & Country Club (1991-1992), of which she is a member.
Vice-president: Luiz Henrique Leão Teixeira
Economist. He started playing at the age of eleven. In 1986, he became the owner member of the Petrópolis Golf Club and, in 1989, of the Gavea Golf & Country Club. He was technical director of the Rio Golf Federation (1986 to 1987), Captain on the Petrópolis Golf Clube (2009-2010), member of the Petrópolis Golf Clube Audit Committee (2007-2008) and President of the Rio de Janeiro State Golf Federation (2013-2015).
James Hutchinson – was a businessman in the fields of Human Resources, banking and services (Xerox). In Golf, he was a member of Royal Burgess (Scotland), San Isidro (Argentina), Caraballeda (Venezuela), Pinehurst (USA) and is currently a member of the Gavea Golf & Country Club.
Luiz Otavio Araripe – An economist, with long experience in the world coffee market. Director of Valorização Empresa de Café, member of the board of directors of the Rio de Janeiro Coffee Trade Centre and the Council of Coffee Exporters in Brazil. He started playing golf in England in 1986. He has been a member of the GGCC since 2001.
Michael Whyte – Manager. Golf history: Member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews and Gávea Golf and Country Club.