Marisa Messana,
Senior Contributor

Marisa is a professional golfer, Sports Illustrated host, founder of Marigold Elite Partners, and guest speaker.

Marisa's experience includes over 15 years of training to compete at the highest level of professional golf while partnering with brands that prioritize optimized technology, innovation, and performance. Marisa exudes high performance and shares her solutions to maintaining resilience and human optimization through her notable speaking engagements.

Marisa was the first female student-athlete at Clemson to receive the Elite 90 Award at the D1 NCAA National Championship for her 4.0 GPA, and she was inducted into Clemson's Academic Hall of Fame as, "the most decorated student-athlete in Clemson history".

After finishing her master's, Marisa played professionally full-time for three years. Through her magnetic energy, Marisa shares instructional golf content and insight from her dynamic experience competing and coaching.