5 Things To Know About New USGA President Stu Francis
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-12-19
By JAMES COLGAN, Golf.com
Golf’s governing body has announced Stu Francis as its executive board’s new head for the 2020 year. Francis will be officially sworn in as president at the end of February, succeeding Mark Newell.
Here are 5 things to know about the newest leader of the USGA:
1) He’s a lifelong golfer (and a good one) — Francis has been playing golf since he was a child, earning All-American honors as captain of the Princeton University golf team. But his love for the game doesn’t stop there. Francis is also a decorated amateur golfer, having competed in three U.S. Amateurs.