Focus Golf Systems Inc. announces that Brian A. Fisch has been named as the company’s new vice president of sales and marketing.
Marriott Golf announces that Rob Bartley has been named director of golf at Camelback Golf Club, a 36-hole facility in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Gary Becka, a 21-year employee of the PGA Tour, announces his retirement as vice president of competitions and administration for the Champions Tour at the end of the year.
The BoardRoom magazine announces that Bill Schwartz, CEO of System Concepts Inc., agrees to become a featured writer in the publication’s "Food and Beverage" section.
Errol Shaw was elected the 81st president of the Southern California Golf Association during the association’s annual meeting Tuesday in Universal City, Calif.
LPGA commissioner Carolyn F. Bivens announces that Deb Richard has been named senior vice president of golf for the LPGA, a newly created position, effective Nov. 7.
Dick Smith of Williamstown, N.J., the 27th president of the PGA of America, has been named as the latest honoree in the Legends of The PGA program, for contributions to the association and the golf industry.
Marriott Golf announces that Steve Schaller has been named director of golf at Seaview Marriott Golf Resort and Spa, a 36-hole facility in Galloway, N.J.
Stulz Golf Technologies, a new developer and manufacturer of golf club shafts, names Gary Diehl as its director of sales.
Bill Madonna completes requirements for PGA Specialty Certification and is named the 167th Master Teaching Professional in the PGA of America.
Daniel B. Burton of Lititz, Pa., was approved as the next president of the Golf Association of Philadelphia on Oct. 26, at the organization’s 109th annual meeting.
Sean McManus, who has served as president of CBS Sports since 1996, has been named president of CBS News and Sports. The appointment is effective Nov. 7.
The PGA of America selects Joe Steranka as it chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Awtrey.
Mel Sole, owner of the on-site Ritson-Sole Golf School at Pawleys Plantation in Pawleys Island, S.C., is featured in the October issue of Golf Illustrated magazine.
Susan Winter has been appointed general manager of Legendary Marketing. Previously, Winter was the systems specialist at the company.
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America CEO Steve Mona has been chosen by Golf Inc. magazine as one of the "Most Powerful People in Golf."
Colin Brunton is named the new chairman of the London Golf Show.
With 15 new golf course management contracts and two acquisitions to date in 2005, Billy Casper Golf chairman and CEO Peter Hill ranked sixth on Golf Inc.‘s annual list of the "Most Powerful People in Golf" in the magazine’s October issue.
DeFeet Golf announces the hiring of four additional sales representatives — Roger Yago (Colorado, Rocky Mountain region), Rob Schaefer (Texas, Oklahoma); David Day (North Carolina, South Carolina) and John Bombach (New Jersey).
Kris Fenwick, a member of the Executive Women’s Golf Association’s and president of the Boise-Treasure Valley, Idaho, chapter, captured the EWGA Championship on Oct. 13.
The Professional Clubmakers’ Society announces 13 graduates of its Advanced Fitting School, held Oct. 1-3 in Louisville, Ky.