PGA’s Sandy Jones Joins England Golf Board

July 30, 2013

Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Chief Executive, canada order Sandy Jones is to join the Board of England Golf, the governing body for English amateur golf.

Jones began his first two year term on 3 July, joining the existing 12 directors of the board as a co-opted member.

“I am delighted to have been asked join the Board of England Golf,” Jones said. “This is a very exciting, as well as challenging time for our game and I look forward to working with the England Golf team as they develop their future strategy to encourage more people to play golf and to inspire existing golfers to play more.”

“We are delighted that Sandy has agreed to serve on England Golf’s Board,” David Joy, England Golf Chief Executive said of the appointment. “This step will further strengthen the excellent partnership which already exists between the PGA and England Golf, as we work together to develop golf in England.”

Nigel Evans, the Chair of England Golf added: “This is an innovative appointment and a very positive step for England Golf. Sandy will bring a different perspective and years of experience to our discussions as we begin to plan our new future.”

England Golf is the result of a merger between English Golf Union Ltd and the English Women’s Golf Association.