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.
George O’Grady’s replacement as chief executive of the European Tour needs to succeed where O’Grady failed. The new CEO needs to find a way to get Europe’s biggest stars to play more in its traditional heartlands
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.
Peter Dawson, a native of Scotland, has presided over radical change in golf's governance on his side of the Atlantic -- his legacy sure to be a Royal & Ancient vote this fall to allow women into the club for the first time.
The PGA Tour wants to use advanced analytics to take golf stats to the next level -- with statisticians such as Louis Riccio of Columbia able to work with the Tour's Ken Lovell in mirroring baseball's sabermetrics.
Extending a sponsorship agreement that began in 1999 and is one of the PGA Tour's longest running, the deal takes effect after the 2014 Sony Open to be held Jan. 9-12 at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu.
Elevating its role in Tiger Woods' tournament, Northwestern Mutual announced it will serve as title sponsor of this year's event in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, scheduled for Dec. 5-8, offers a $1 million payout to the champion.
With news that the Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup and Vivendi Seve Trophy will count as European Tour starts, the circuit's stars could skip other events and potentially diminish the value of tournament sponsorships.