PGA of America Ends Relationship with COO Following Assault Charge

The PGA of America has terminated its relationship with COO Darrell Crall one month after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. 

“We will be providing a further update on operations and staffing in the near future,” said new PGA of America President Jim Richerson in a brief statement to the association’s members, according to Golf Digest. 

Darrell Crall PHOTO: Twitter

Call spent 16 years as executive director of the Northern Texas PGA Section before joining the PGA of America in 2011. He was named COO in 2012. 

Assault Charge 

According to the Denton Record Chronicle, Crall, 53, was arrested on November 24 and accused of assault family violence impeding breath or circulation – a third-degree felony alleging someone purposely prevented another person from breathing. 

He posted $15,000 bond the following day and was released. 

According to the affidavit, police were called to an apartment in the Dallas suburb on November 24 after Crall’s girlfriend called 911. She alleges that Call threw her down to the ground and then began choking her.  

According to reports, police noticed that that she had a fresh scratch on her cheek, two on her hand and two broken nails, however no redness around her neck. 

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