PGA TOUR announces 2011 Player Advisory Council

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January 26, 2011
PGA TOUR staff

Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. -- The PGA TOUR Wednesday announced the 16-member Player Advisory Council (PAC) for 2011.

The PAC advises and consults with the PGA TOUR Policy Board (Board of Directors) and Commissioner Tim Finchem on issues affecting the TOUR.

2011 Player Advisory Council (PAC) Jonathan Byrd (St. Simons Island, Ga.) Michael Bradley (Valrico, Fla.) Ben Crane (Westlake, Texas) Jason Day (Australia, Fort Worth, Texas) David Duval (Denver, Colo.) Jim Furyk (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.) Tom Gillis (Jupiter, Fla.) Charley Hoffman (Las Vegas, Nev.) Matt Kuchar (St. Simons Island, Ga.) Billy Mayfair (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Justin Rose (England) Webb Simpson (Raleigh, N.C.) Paul Stankowski (Flower Mound, Texas) Kevin Sutherland (Sacramento, Calif.) Scott Verplank (Edmond, Okla.) Mark Wilson (Elmhurst, Ill.)

Steve Stricker and Paul Goydos, co-chairmen of the PAC in 2010, join Zach Johnson and Davis Love III as player directors on the 2011 PGA TOUR Policy Board.

2011 Player Directors Paul Goydos (Dove Canyon, Calif.) Davis Love III (Sea Island, Ga.) Zach Johnson (St. Simons Island, Ga.) Steve Stricker (Edgerton, Wi.)

About PGA TOUR

The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour.

The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

In 2011, the three Tours collectively have tournaments in 29 states and in 12 countries and territories outside of the United States. PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 600 million households in 225 countries and territories in 30 languages.

Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2010, tournaments on the three Tours generated more than $120 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to more than $1.6 billion.

The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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