MacKenzie Peyton was born and raised in New Castle, Kentucky and is a proud Kentucky Junior Golf alumni. She attended and played collegiate golf at the University of South Alabama where she earned her Bachelor's in Communications and Master's Degree in Sports Management. MacKenzie was a USGA Boatwright intern for the Junior Tour in 2019. She has previously worked at the Southern California Golf Association as Coordinator, Championships and Golf Operations, and was the General Manager at Henry County Country Club. As the Director of the Junior Tour, MacKenzie is responsible for all aspects and operations of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two golden retrievers, Daisy and Darla, as well as her family and friends. She is a diehard Kentucky Wildcats fan.