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Ken Schofield Joins Board of Club Inc

2.26am 7th November 2012 - People

(l-r) Mark MacDiarmid, Ken Schofield and Niall Flanagan

Ken Schofield, the former European Tour Executive Director, has become a Non-Executive Director of Club Inc, the new company set up to provide expert advice to clubs and individuals working within, not only the golf industry, but the club industry in general.

Schofield will use his vast experience, gleaned from almost 40 years working within the game, to facilitate Club Inc’s activities worldwide.

Schofield retired as head of The European Tour back in December, 2004, after over 30 years at the helm. During his tenure, his guidance helped increase prize money from £500,000 to over £80 million and was instrumental in the development and success of the Ryder Cup, which today is one of the greatest spectacles in world sport.

Since retiring from the Tour Schofield has held prominent positions within several bodies in the golf industry, including the PGA’s of Europe and the Golf Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Tour.

“We are delighted to announce that Ken Schofield has agreed to join Golf Inc as a Non-Executive Director,” said company founder, Niall Flanagan. “His experience will be invaluable and his association with us will help to enhance Club Inc’s burgeoning reputation within the industry.”

“It is a great honour to be asked to join Club Inc as a Non-Executive Director,” responded Schofield, who back in the 1970s, before he moved into golf, was the youngest Bank Manager in Scotland. “I have known Niall and Mark (MacDiarmid) for many years and have always been impressed by their expertise and knowledge of the club business.”

The introduction of Schofield reinforces Club Inc’s growing reputation as the club industry’s one-stop-shop for clubs and individuals seeking expert advice.

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