William E. Fallon

USGA Executive Committee 

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William E. Fallon, of Pittsburgh, Pa., is in his third year as a member of the USGA Executive Committee.

Fallon is executive vice president for PNC Bank responsible for commercial credit decisioning, including all geographic markets, corporate finance, business credit and capital markets. He serves on the board of directors of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, serving as treasurer with additional assignments on the executive, finance and board nominating committees.

Fallon holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University.
Fallon is a Rules official for the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association. He previously served as general chairman of the 2003 U.S. Amateur Championship, group chairman of the 2007 U.S. Open Championship and vice chairman of the 2010 U.S. Women’s Open Championship, all conducted at Oakmont Country Club. Fallon is a member of Merion Golf Club, site of the 2013 U.S. Open; Oakmont C.C., site of the 2016 U.S. Open; and Ballybunion Golf Club in County Kerry, Ireland.

In 2014, Fallon will chair the Amateur Public Links, Equipment Standards and Joint Equipment Standards Committees, and will also serve on the Championship, Finance and Rules of Golf Committees.

 

 

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The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

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