The European Tour is delighted to announce that Guy Kinnings, one of the most respected and authoritative figures in the world of golf, is to join the European Tour in the role of Deputy CEO and Ryder Cup Director, reporting to the Chief Executive, Keith Pelley.
Currently IMG’s Senior Vice President and Chairman of Golf – the company he has been a part of since 1989 – Kinnings will bring a wealth of experience and expertise in all sectors of the game to the leadership team at the Tour’s Wentworth HQ, along with valued relationships with golf’s global Tours, national Federations and corporate partners.
Keith Pelley said: “To bring someone of Guy Kinnings’ undisputed experience to the European Tour is a massive coup for everyone here at Wentworth. We will definitely benefit from his wealth of knowledge and his undoubted management skills.
“His experience in The Ryder Cup, stretching back over a quarter of a century, is unparalleled and his business know-how is equal to that. We have said on many occasions that we are a global golf Tour and Guy’s international profile will help us expand in that area.