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Alan White named chairman of Professional Golfers’ Association

Alan has been on the board for four years prior to taking over as chairman

Lanark Golf Club’s Alan White has been appointed chairman of the Professional Golfers’ Association.

White, 56, is a PGA Advanced Fellow Professional at Lanark Golf Club , where he has worked for over 21 years.

He has been a PGA pro for more than three decades and succeeds David Murchie.

Commenting on his appointment, White said: “I am very proud to be taking over as the PGA’s chairman.

I look forward to working closely with my fellow board members, chief executive Robert Maxfield and the PGA’s management team as we continue to support our 7,800 members through a changing and sometimes challenging time for our industry.”