Bill Fallon, Oakmont, A WPGA championship and USGA committee member, has been nominated to serve a one-year term on the USGA Executive Committee. He begins his appointment early in 2012 at the USGA Annual Meeting.
Fallon joins an exclusive group from Western Pennsylvania who have served on the USGA’s governing body. The list includes former Presidents, William C. Fownes, Oakmont, 1926-27; and Harton S. “Bud” Semple, Allegheny; 1974-75; plus Executive Committee members, Fred Brand, Jr, Oakmont and Pittsburgh Field Club, 1959-69; James F. Burke, Allegheny, 1923-26; Eben Byers, Allegheny, 1905; J. Frederic Byers, Allegheny, 1950-58; John K. Mahaffey, Oakmont, 1976-80; Carol Semple Thompson, Allegheny, 1994-2000.
For more details, see www.usga.org.