Philadelphia PGA Section Appoints Eleanor Good to Board as Independent Director

Lower Gwynedd Township, Pa. (February 18, 2022) — The Philadelphia PGA Section is proud to announce that it has appointed Eleanor Good to its Board as an Independent Director for a two-year term. She fills the vacancy left by Binney Wietlisbach, following the conclusion of her second consecutive term.

Good is a trial attorney practicing insurance defense, representing policyholders in automobile and home or business-owner bodily injury matters, the insurer in coverage and property damage matters, and heads a litigation and enforcement program against Philadelphia towing companies. She is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

She is a graduate of the College of William & Mary in 2009, where she played NCAA Division I golf, and University of Dayton School of Law in 2012. Eleanor serves on the Board of Directors and Finance and Greens Committees of Gulph Mills Golf Club in King of Prussia, Pa., and formerly served on the club’s Golf Committee. She is also a co-chair of fundraising committees for both the Saturday Club and the Junior League of Philadelphia.

“As someone with a deep passion for the game, I’m looking forward to developing engagement and supporting members in the Section,” said Good.

Section Executive Director Geoff Surrette, PGA, said of Good’s appointment: “We are very fortunate to have Ellie serve on the Board and look forward to what she can bring to our leadership. Her professional experience and personal golf resume will surely serve us very well.

“We also thank Binney for her hard work and dedication to our membership. We will continue to keep her close and benefit from her experience and insight.” continued Surrette. “The Section is in a better place because of her service.”

The Section’s Board of Directors consists of the Section’s President, Vice President, Secretary, seven District Directors, two At Large Directors (Director of Section Affairs and Director of Tournaments), the Central Counties Chapter President, Philadelphia Assistants’ Organization (PAO) Chair, Honorary President, and two Independent Directors.

Philadelphia PGA Section Board of Directors

Patrick Shine, PGA

Chip Richter, PGA
Vice President

Bob Hennefer, PGA

Jeff Kiddie, PGA
Honorary President

Dustin McCormick, PGA
At Large Director / Director of Section Affairs

Eric Kennedy, PGA
At Large Director / Director of Section Affairs

Kevin Duffy, PGA
District 1 Director

Anthony Malizia, PGA
District 2 Director
Jason Gebhart, PGA
District 3 Director

Mike Molino, PGA
District 4 Director

Brett Nelson, PGA
District 5 Director

Gerry Davis, PGA
District 6 Director

Dean Kandle, PGA
District 6 Director

Judd Caruso, PGA
Central Counties Chapter President

Keith Clawson, PGA
PAO Chair

Eleanor Good
Independent Director

To Be Announced
Independent Director

About the Philadelphia PGA Section
The Philadelphia PGA Section, covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, is one of 41 geographical managing entities of the PGA of America. This Section manages nearly 900 PGA Members and Associates who are employed at over 590 golf facilities in our region.

Contact: Matt Frey, PGA, Communications Director, Philadelphia PGA Section,