Eddie Bullock is recognized as a pioneering visionary who is helping to transform the structure of the modern British game of golf.
Eddie gained an international reputation for his organisation skills as managing director of Woburn Golf & CountryClub controlling three championship courses – the Duke’s, the Duchess and the Marquess - all rated among the 100 Best Courses in the United Kingdom.
He was also involved in the organisation of top tournaments including the British Masters, the European Seniors Masters, the Women’s British Open and the Senior British Amateur Open. He was also instrumental in bringing the 2010 English PGA Championship to Goodwood. A non-executive director of the Goodwood Resort in West Sussex, Eddie was one of the first pros to make the transition from pro-shop to full-time club management, when he was at Bedford & County Golf Club for ten years.
He has received the highest accolade in professional golf - the captaincy of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
As PGA Captain, Eddie’s duties will involve attending all the major championships including the US Masters and other majors, the 2012 Ryder Cup match in Medinah, Illinois, when Europe will defend the trophy is also on his radar. Says Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of the PGA: “Eddie brings wide and valued experience from not only golf but associated business skills and we're fortunate he will bring those abilities to the Association.”