PGA/LPGA Professional Renee Powell Elected First At-Large Director of the PGA of America Board of Directors

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Friday, April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019

PGA/LPGA Professional Renee Powell, the PGA Head Professional at Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio, has been elected the first at-large director of the PGA of America Board of Directors.

Powell, 72, is a member of the PGA Hall of Fame and serves on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. She was the second African-American to compete on the LPGA Tour and in 2015 was one of seven women elected the first female honorary members in the 260-year history of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club.

Powell will serve a term through the 2020 PGA Annual Meeting on a board composed of the Association’s president, vice president, secretary, honorary president and 18 directors. The Directors include representatives from each of the PGA’s 14 Districts, two Independent Directors, an at-large Director and a member of the PGA Tour.

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