GOLF PR President, Sidney Wolf accompanied by USGA Preseident, Fred Perpall
A native of the Bahamas, Perpall earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He played basketball and ran track in college and was a member of the 1994 Bahamian National Basketball Team.
A registered architect, Perpall is CEO of The Beck Group, where he leads the firm’s domestic and international architectural design, planning, real estate consultancy and construction businesses. He is an avid golfer and was a member of the board that helped build Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas.
He welcomes three new members elected to the USGA Executive Committee, who will also each serve three-year terms beginning today. They are Leslie Henry of Houston, Texas; Bryan Lewis of South Haven, Mich.; and Michael McCarthy of San Francisco, Calif.
In addition, Courtney Myhrum of Pittsburgh, Pa., was elected to serve a second three-year term at Saturday’s meeting.
They will all serve on the committee with current members Tony Anderson of Chicago, Ill.; Chuck Brymer of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.; Sinclair Eaddy Jr., of Baltimore, Md.; Cathy Engelbert of Berkeley Heights, N.J.; Kendra Graham of Winter Park, Fla.; Kevin Hammer of Boynton Beach, Fla.; Deborah Platt Majoras of Cincinnati, Ohio; Tony Petitti of Irvington, N.Y.; and Sharon Ritchey of Longboat Key, Fla.
Departing the Executive Committee after completing their service are Thomas Barkin, Paul Brown and Nick Price, as well as Stuart Francis, whose three-year term as USGA president ended this week.
The USGA also released its 2022 Annual Report at the meeting, which can be found here.
Photography from the event can be accessed here. It includes all who were elected and celebrated, including USGA annual award recipients James Roth (Herbert Warren Wind Award for “Bless•ed One,” recognizing outstanding achievement in golf literature); Roch Gaussoin (Green Section Award, honoring efforts to propel golf sustainability and agronomy) and Robin Farran (Joe Dey Award, recognizing exemplary service as a volunteer).
About the USGA
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