facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Finchem given 4 more years with PGA Tour

Jan. 11, 2012 at 3:31 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Tim Finchem has been given four more years as commissioner of the PGA Tour, it was announced Wednesday.

The extension will keep Finchem at the head of the pro golfing organization through June 2016. He has led the tour since June 1994.

"We have accomplished a lot, but there remains a great opportunity to continue to grow over the next four years," Finchem said in a statement. "It is an honor to work in such a wonderful sport with the world's best athletes and a terrific management team. I look forward to continuing to work closely with them in the future."

He is the third commissioner since the PGA Tour was spun off from the PGA in 1968, following Joe Dey and Deane Beman.

Topics: Tim Finchem
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court WATCH: Eric Bledsoe shakes Clippers guard all the way off the court
2
Bowling to introduce new scoring system
3
Lions bring stingy defense to London, aim to ground Falcons
4
Pirates agree to minor league deal with Stinson
5
Seahawks search for swagger in Carolina
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback