Perpall Nominated President-Elect of USGA
Fred Perpall has been nominated to serve as President-Elect of the USGA following current President’s Stu Francis’ final year.
“I’m excited to work with Stu, Fred, and all the members of the USGA Executive Committee. I’m grateful for their support of the organization and our mission and their commitment to and passion for the future of the game,” said Mike Whan, CEO of the USGA.
In addition, Sinclair Eaddy Jr., of Baltimore, Md., and Kevin Hammer of Boynton Beach, Fla., have each been nominated to serve a three-year term on the USGA Executive Committee, a volunteer group of 15 people that provides strategic and financial oversight as the Association’s policy-making and governance board.
The election of Executive Committee members will take place at the USGA Annual Meeting on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 in Carlsbad, Calif.
Perpall, a native of the Bahamas who now calls Dallas home, has been nominated as president-elect, a position created in 2019 to provide committee leadership succession and continuity. Perpall, currently completing his third year on the Executive Committee, chairs the Championship Committee and serves on the Amateur Status Committee.
Professionally, Perpall is the CEO of The Beck Group, where he leads the firm’s domestic and international architectural design, planning, real estate consultancy and construction businesses. A registered architect, Perpall was elected to the prestigious American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 2016. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. He played basketball and ran track in college and was a member of the 1994 Bahamian National Basketball Team.
Perpall was a member of the Board of Trustees who helped build Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas. The public/private partnership that led to the club’s creation has served as an inspiration within its underserved community, serving as host to Southern Methodist University’s golf program, numerous charitable tournaments and events for the Dallas chapter of The First Tee.