BREAKING: PDGA Executive Director Brian Graham Resigns

Graham is moving on to a new job at a media company.

PDGA Executive Director Brian Graham. Phot: PDGA
PDGA Executive Director Brian Graham. Photo: PDGA

The Professional Disc Golf Association Executive Director Brian Graham has resigned from the position, effective December 31, 2016, according to a PDGA news release today.

The PDGA Board of Directors accepted the resignation; Graham will move on to serve as Director of Corporate Events for Morris Communications Company, a media company that publishes over 25 newspapers.

“It is with mixed emotions that I leave the PDGA to pursue new personal and business challenges,” Graham, who served a decade at the helm of the PDGA, wrote in a statement to the Board. “I will be forever grateful to the board, staff, and members who supported the organization during my tenure, and to whom I give full credit for the phenomenal growth of our sport over the past decade. Given the current state of disc golf and the PDGA, I am confident that a new executive director, with the support of the members, will continue our fantastic momentum and lead our association to even greater levels of success in the future.”

Graham oversaw a period of strong growth at the organization as active membership more than tripled and yearly PDGA-sanctioned events more than quadrupled.

Dan “Stork” Roddick will lead a Board-appointed team to search for a new Executive Director. More announcements are forthcoming.

We will have much more on this story in the next 48 hours.

  1. Charlie Eisenhood
    Charlie Eisenhood

    Charlie Eisenhood is the publisher of Ultiworld Disc Golf. You can contact him at [email protected].

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