Golf leader reflects on memorable initial year in charge


PGA of America President Ted Bishop addresses attendess during the 97th PGA Annual Meeting at The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina in San Diego, Ca. Bishop is the director of golf and general manager of The Legends Golf Club in Franklin. Photos courtesy PGA of America.

Ted Bishop’s first calendar year as PGA of America president included a total of 194 travel days.

It’s yet to be determined how many suitcase packings and drives to the airport Bishop’s second and final year will entail, though the numbers should be comparable.

Since being elected to the two-year term Nov. 10, 2012, Bishop — like the 37 individuals who preceded him — has been presented unique challenges as the PGA of America continues its quest of growing the sport of golf.

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