Ping CEO joins parents in Ariz. golf hall

John Solheim, the CEO of Ping, looks on during the singles matches on Day 3 of the 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle Golf Club on September 25, 2011.
John Solheim, the CEO of Ping, looks on during the singles matches on Day 3 of the 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle Golf Club on September 25, 2011. ( Getty Images )

Friday, November 22, 2013

John Solheim, Ping’s president and chief executive, was elected to the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame.

Solheim joins his parents, Karsten and Louise Solheim, as members of the hall. In 1961, Karsten and Louise Solheim moved their small club company to Phoenix from Redwood City, Calif.

Today, the company headquarters occupies an 80-acre campus in north Phoenix.

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