The general committee of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews announces that John Panton M.B.E. accepts its invitation to become an honorary member of the club.
The Professional Clubmakers’ Society‘s board of directors appoints Barry J. Palm as executive director, effective June 1.
AccuFlex Golf recently added T.J. Valentine to its team of professionals. Valentine was a participant on The Golf Channel‘s "The Big Break" reality series.
Feel Golf Co. announces that former PGA and Champions tour player Greg Powers has joined the company as its tour rep for both tours.
Bite Golf announces the names of its Bite-certified sales people.
PGA master professional Charley Vandenberg will open the Vandenberg Golf Academy at The Meadows Golf Club in Allendale, Mich.
Marriott Golf names John Kajfasz as senior Instructor at The Faldo Golf Institute at Seaview Resort and Spa in Galloway Township, N.J.
Hootie Johnson, chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announces that Will Nicholson is retiring as chairman of both the Masters Competition Committees and Rules Committee.
Auke Hempenius‘ next monthly Golfweek fashion feature will be from the Ginn Clubs and Resorts Open and focus on both the best and worst-dressed LPGA women.
LPGA Hall of Fame member Patty Sheehan to be honorary chairman of the Executive Women’s Golf Association‘s Member-Get-A-Member program.
KemperSports appoints Tony Roberto as director of golf at Gillette Ridge Golf Club, located just outside of Hartford, Conn.
LPGA commissioner Carolyn Bivens will speak at an Executive Women’s Golf Association luncheon on May 16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, N.Y.
K Dreyer Golf Apparel hires Jacqueline McFarlane to represent the company in Michigan.
Pima Direct announces Terry Kuhns as the company’s top salesman for 2005.
Sonny Skinner accepts the position of southeast regional sales manager for Copley Apparel.
ClubmakingForum.com welcomes former PGA.com editor Steve Pike as a featured columnist.
Palmer Course Design co-founder and president Ed Seay receives the American Society of Golf Course Architects‘ Distinguished Service Award.
Ukee Washington, the morning and noon news anchor for CBS-3 television in Philadelphia, returns as honorary chairman of the third annual Divine 9 Open Celebrity Pro-Am golf team championship at White Manor Country Club in Malvern, Pa.
Greg Muirhead, a Montclair, N.J.-based golf course architect, was elected president of the American Society of Golf Course Architects at the organization’s recent 60th annual meeting in Pinehurst, N.C.
Golf course architect Richard Mandell will be a guest speaker at the ING Spring Conference‘s Communications Breakfast 101, Tuesday, May 23, at the Country Club of Whispering Pines in Whispering Pines, N.C.
K Dreyer Golf Apparel hires Cindy Kennedy to represent the company in south Florida.