29 Nov '15, 5pm

USGA to nominate Diana M. Murphy its second-ever female president

USGA to nominate Diana M. Murphy its second-ever female president

For decades, the practice of the USGA has been for the powerful Nominating Committee to put forth its slate of officers -- most notably a president -- and Executive Committee candidates in the early fall, well in advance of the USGA Annual Meeting, which was usually the following February. But this year, September came and went, and so did October, with no announcement. Now, with November about to end, sources familiar with the situation tell GolfDigest.com the nominations will be announced on Monday. Sort of. This time there is something new: There will be no vice presidents named, the sources say. The next president will be Diana M. Murphy, joining Judy Bell as the only women ever to lead the governing body in its nearly 121-year history. Murphy will serve 20 years after Bell held the post. Facebook Pinterest After five years on the USGA Executive Committee, Murphy is in...

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