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Encyclopedia > Joseph Dey

Joseph C. Dey, Jr. (born November 17, 1907 in Norfolk, Virginia; died March 3, 1991) was a golf administrator. He was Executive Director of the United States Golf Association from 1934 to 1968 and then took over as the first Commissioner of the PGA Tour after the tournament players broke away from the PGA of America, holding that position from 1969 until 1974, when he handed over to Deane Beman. 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Golfer after swing. ... The logo of the USGA The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... Deane Beman (born April 22, 1938 was an American golfer. ...


Dey was the instigator of The Players Championship. After retirement he held the honorary position of Captain of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews for 1975. THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole... The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews (or R&A for short) is not only one of the oldest golf clubs, but also the governing body of golf in much of the world. ...


 
 

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