SBD/July 23, 2012/People and Pop Culture

Executive Transactions

The PGA Tour named TOM CLARK Exec Dir of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Clark has worked for the PGA Tour since '02, most recently as Exec Dir of the Charles Schwab Cup Championship (PGA Tour)....Sonoma Raceway named NBA Kings Marketing Dir GRACE CHEN to the same position (Sonoma Raceway)....Tickets.com named JENNIFER ZICK VP/Business Development. Zick spent the past five years with New Era Tickets (Tickets.com)....The Double-A Southern League named LORI WEBB President, effective Aug. 1. Webb becomes the first female league president in the history of Minor League Baseball. She replaces the late DON MINCHER (MiLB)....The Penguins "have fired their longtime team physician," DR. CHARLES BURKE. He said that he "was informed July 10 that he and the team's medical staff were being dismissed." Sources said that the Penguins are replacing their medical team “as part of a proposed move by 2014 to a hockey facility in Cranberry that will be in conjunction with UPMC.” Three UPMC specialists “will oversee medical treatment of personnel next season,” led by DR. CHRISTOPHER HARNER, President of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. The Penguins will be "only the second NHL team with a traveling road physician," joining the Blackhawks (TRIBLIVE.com, 7/20).

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