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Whaley's election to PGA secretary promotes growth

In a vote that lasted only 30 seconds, the PGA of America not only elected its first female officer in the history of the organization, Suzy Whaley, but also moved past the overhang of removing former president Ted Bishop just a month ago for insensitive and sexiest remarks in a tweet.

Whaley elected PGA secretary, first female officer

The PGA of America has announced changes in leadership from its annual meeting in Indianapolis. Most notably, Suzy Whaley was named secretary.

Former GM pleads guilty in Rye golf club scam

The city of Rye, N.Y., earned a bit of vindication after former Rye Golf Club general manager Scott Yandrasevich pleaded guilty Thursday to grand larceny and falsifying records.

Barr to be named USGA director of communications

Adam Barr, a longtime golf journalist and current president of Miura Golf, will be announced Monday by the United States Golf Association as its new senior director of communications, Golfweek has learned.

Daric Ashford named president of Nike Golf

Nike announced on Friday that Daric Ashford has been named president of Nike Golf effective immediately.

Justin Timberlake sells Memphis course for $500K

Justin Timberlake sold Mirimichi Golf Course, located near Memphis, Tenn., to Fred Edmaiston for $500,000.

Whaley could blaze trail with PGA of America

Suzy Whaley could be on the verge of making more history in golf. Whaley, a PGA professional from Farmington, Conn., is regarded as the frontrunner for secretary at the PGA of America, an eventual steppingstone to the association’s presidency in four years.

Volvo cuts back European Tour sponsorships

Volvo’s decision to withdraw sponsorship from two European Tour events comes as no surprise, renewing only the Volvo China Open through 2019 and dropping the World Match Play and Golf Champions events.

Report: Woods no longer No. 1 in athletes' value

There's a new king of the sports world when it comes to individual athletes' financial value, according to Forbes -- Tiger Woods has been passed by LeBron James.

Davis to retire as president of Nike Golf

Cindy Davis, 52, the president of Nike Golf since 2008, is planning to retire, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.

Back9Network launches satellite TV presence

Back9Network launches today on DirectTV, with programming devoted not to tournament coverage but to what its CEO calls "lifestyle" and an intention to move away from its racy digital roots.

Jenne replacing Hennessy at True Temper's helm

Scott Hennessy, president and chief executive of golf shaft manufacturer True Temper Sports, will relinquish those two positions at the end of the year and hand the leadership baton to Jason Jenne

11-year-old raises $10,000, hopes to meet Tiger

Aaron Grewell, 11, overcame his shy tendencies to raise $10,000 for the Tiger Woods Foundation, earning a trip to Orlando and the chance of a possible meet-up with Tiger Woods.

Hall of Fame's 2015 induction heads to St. Andrews

World Golf Hall of Fame officials announced that the 2015 induction ceremonies will be held at St. Andrews during British Open week – and at Pebble Beach in 2019.

Royal & Ancient to admit women as members

The Royal & Ancient Golf Club has voted to allow women as members, changing a 260-year-old policy.

Report: Judge tells McIlroy, Horizon to mediate

A judge has ordered Rory McIlroy and his former management company, Horizon Sports Management, to discuss mediation rather than a trial, according to reports.

Tiger Woods Foundation receives Patterson Award

The Tiger Woods Foundation has been named a recipient of the 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy.

BMW to make 2016 return trip to Crooked Stick

The 2016 BMW Championship is headed to Crooked Stick Golf Club, marking the third time in a five-year span that the PGA Tour's Chicago staple will be contested away from the Windy City.

Mizuno MP-15 irons

The new MP-15 from Mizuno is the latest advancement in Mizuno's design concept of combining titanium and steel in an iron clubhead.

IAGA's Fox: Tenure includes 'giving back'

IAGA president Jay N. Fox discussed the current health of the game of golf as well as some future challenges and opportunities, including working on goals common to state associations and the USGA.

Temporary restraining order

Acushnet Company, et al., Plaintiffs, vs. 100golfclubs.com, et al., Defendants: Order Granting Temporary Restraining Order Ex Parte

Lawsuit filed against Greenbrier Hotel Corp.

Jim Justice, who rescued The Greenbrier Resort from bankruptcy and landed a PGA Tour event for the West Virginia landmark, and his Greenbrier Hotel Corp. face a $1.275 million lawsuit as Aspen Corp. alleges nonpayment for landscaping services in the run-up to this summer’s tournament.

Notice of mechanic’s lien

Jim Justice, who rescued The Greenbrier Resort from bankruptcy and landed a PGA Tour event for the West Virginia landmark, and his Greenbrier Hotel Corp. face a $1.275 million lawsuit as Aspen Corp. alleges nonpayment for landscaping services in the run-up to this summer’s tournament.