Golf Canada's Newest CEO Is Laurence Applebaum. He Has 20 Years Of Sports Business Experience - Image Courtesy Golf Canada
By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf
Golf Canada has reached into the world of women’s tennis to find its new chief executive officer.
Laurence Applebaum, who has spent the past five years as executive vice president of the Florida-based Women’s Tennis Association, was introduced as Golf Canada’s new boss at a news conference Tuesday morning in Oakville, Ont.
He succeeds Scott Simmons, who resigned in November after leading Golf Canada for 10 years. Applebaum will begin his new duties on July 10.