50 Most Influential: No. 16 — Tim Finchem
PGA TourCHANGE FROM 2013: -2
Strong sponsorship sales and international expansion in Latin America, Canada and Asia have positioned the PGA Tour to build on what’s been an impressive run of growth in recent years. Finchem’s guidance has made the tour less reliant on Tiger Woods at a time when the stable of young potential stars seems to be overflowing.
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