Published March 11, 1996
The USTA has created a new Development Department which will strengthen ties between the national office and its 17 sections. PATRICIA FREEBODY will head the new department. Freebody was most recently Exec Dir of the Western Tennis Association, and is a former professional player (USTA).... Golfsmith has named BARRY RINKE Dir of Marketing (GOLFWORLD, 3/8 issue)....COLLEEN ABDOULAH has been named VP/Marketing for TCI's new Digital TV business unit. Abdoulah will leave her current position of VP of Marketing & New Business Development for TCI's core cable business (TCI).