Purdue Alum to be Elected 38th President of PGA of America

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Nov. 6, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Ted Bishop, a 1976 Purdue graduate and one of the most accomplished PGA professionals from the state of Indiana, will be elected the 38th President of the Professional Golfers Association of America on Saturday.

The ceremony will take place at the PGA's annual meeting in Baltimore. The PGA of America is the world's largest working sports organization, consisting of 27,000 men and women dedicated to growing the game of golf.

The General Partner and Director of Golf at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin, Ind., Bishop graduated from Purdue with a degree in agronomy in 1976. He attained PGA Professional status in 1985.

Over the last several years, Bishop has served as the PGA of America's national spokesperson for all player development programs, creating and supporting programs that introduce the game to men, women and children of all ages, backgrounds and physical abilities.