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GOLF DIGEST lists its 36 Most Powerful People in Golf for '98 in its January issue. GOLF DIGEST's Jerry Tarde writes "these 36 fellas get their phone calls returned, and they have no trouble procuring starting times at Pebble Beach." Tarde adds: "Women are woefully underappreciated on the list, which is to say there is none. Their absence is a commentary on the state of affairs in golf, not the bias of this management" (GOLF DIGEST, 1/98 issue).
Tim Finchem Commissioner/PGA Tour12) Tiger Woods Player33) David Fay Exec Dir/USGA24) Ely Callaway Chair/Callaway Golf85) Mark McCormack Chair/IMG46) Jackson Stephens Chair/Augusta National67) Arnold Palmer Celebrity &] Arnold Palmer Golf98) Robert Dedman Chair/Club Corp. of America79) Jack Nicklaus Player & Golden Bear Corp.510) Wally Uihlein President/Titleist & Foot-Joy1011) Earl Woods Tiger Woods' Father2712) Michael Bonallack Secretary/Royal & Ancient1313) David Price Chair/American Golf Corp.1414) Jim Awthey CEO/PGA of America1515) Phil Knight CEO/Nikenr16) The Environmentalist nr17) Greg Norman Player & Entrepreneur1618) George Bush Former U.S. Presidentnr19) Bill Clinton U.S. President1820) Frank Thomas Technical Dir/USGA2121) Jim Ritts Commissioner/LPGA1722) Henry Kravis Partner/KKR & Co.3023) Johnny Miller Commentator/NBC1224) Rees Jones Architect1925) Steve Mona Exec Dir/Golf Course Superintend.2926) Edwin Watts CEO/Edwin Watts Golf Shopsnr27) Colin Montgomerie Player3128) Hughes Norton Agent/IMGnr29) David Leadbetter Teaching Pronr30) Buzz Taylor President/USGAnr31) Ken Schofield Exec Dir/PGA European Tour2432) Carl Paul co-Owner & President/Golfsmith3633) Tom Fazio Architect2234) Juan A. Samaranch President/IOCnr35) Lew Horne CEO/National Minority Golf Found.nr36) Ben Hogan Posthumous honor for game legendnr