Former PNGA head Bodenhamer will help lead U.S. golf teams at ‘16 Olympics

Updated: September 4, 2013

Former head of the Pacific Northwest Golf Association John Bodehamer is continuing his climb up the USGA ladder. Bodenhamer left the PNGA for the USGA in 2011 to take the job as senior managing director of rules, competitions and equipment standards and now has added another title to his job.

Bodenhamer has been named a co-chair of USA Golf which is the national governing body that will select and manage the men’s and women’s golf teams for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil.

“All of us at USA Golf are excited to launch the organization that will select and support the men and women who will comprises Team USA as golf returns to the 2016 Olympic Games,” said Bodenhamer. “It is an exciting time for our sport and we look forward to its presence on the Olympic stage.”