TOUR announces Van Pelt, Wilson as Player Advisory Council Co-Chairmen for 2013February 20, 2013
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR announced today that Bo Van Pelt and Mark Wilson have been elected Co-Chairmen of the Player Advisory Council (PAC) by the TOUR’s membership for the 2013 season. Voting ended on Friday, February 15.
The 16-member PAC advises and consults with the PGA TOUR Policy Board (Board of Directors) and Commissioner Tim Finchem on issues affecting the TOUR.
Van Pelt and Wilson will succeed Paul Goydos and Steve Stricker on the PGA TOUR Policy Board in 2014 and will serve three-year terms (2014-2016) as Player Directors, joining Jim Furyk (2012-2014) and Harrison Frazar (2013-2015) on the Policy Board.
Van Pelt, who resides in Tulsa, is a 1998 graduate of Oklahoma State University. He was the winner of the 2009 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee and has played in the FedExCup Playoff finale, the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola each of the last three years.
Wilson, of Elmhurst, Ill., is a 1997 graduate of the University of North Carolina. He is a five-time winner on the PGA TOUR, his most recent at the 2012 Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation.
The PGA TOUR previously announced the sixteen players serving on the PAC for 2013 on January 18, which includes Van Pelt, Wilson, Aaron Baddeley, Jason Bohn, Andres Gonzales, Jeff Gove, Charley Hoffman, Doug LaBelle II, Scott Langley, Davis Love III, Joe Ogilvie, Geoff Ogilvy, Ryan Palmer, Webb Simpson, Brendan Steele and Kevin Streelman.