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.
The PGA of America selects Joe Steranka as it chief executive officer, succeeding Jim Awtrey.
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.
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).
KZG recently graduates 13 club fitters from its certification program, elevating them to the status of master club fitter.
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.
West Coast Trends Inc., makers of the Club Glove, announces that Linda Jacobsen will take over all PGA, LPGA and Champions tour relationships for the company.
Four PGA professionals received certificates of achievement for completing the <B>Professional Clubmakers’ Society</b> clubmaking and repair skills training program.
<b>Greg Morrison</b> joins <b>Legendary Marketing</b> as a marketing success trainer.
<B>Honours Golf Company</B> announces the promotion of <b>Jim Schmid</b> to director of golf operations at <b>Bay Point Resort Golf Club</b> located in Bay Point, Fla.
<B>DeLaCruz Golf</B> names <b>Stephen G. Johnson</b> as national sales manager.
<B>The Golf Warehouse</B> announces the appointment of <B>Steve Tangdall</B> as director of corporate sales.
<B>Royal Precision</B> announces the appointment of <b>Christopher Johnston</b> as its new president and chief executive officer.
The <B>Golf Club of Georgia</B> names <b>Glenn Sheeley</b> as its director of communications and business development.
<B>Herbert Hainer</B>, CEO and chairman of the executive board of <b>adidas-Salomon AG</b>, will address more than 400 sporting goods industry leaders at the 42nd <b>NSGA Management Conference</b> and eighth <b>Team Dealer Summit</b>.