Condi Rice Named To USGA Nominating Committee

imageFormer Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that her dream job is to be Commissioner of the NFL. But she’s a huge golf fan, so I’m sure a close second for her would be President of the USGA.

Condi may have taken a step in that direction recently when she was named to the USGA’s nominating committee. The nominating committee picks the members of the Executive Board, and decides which of those will serve as officers.

There’s a Washington Post interview with Condi about her golf game here and another at Golf.Com

While it’d be nice to see Condi as President of the USGA, what I’d really like to see is Condi as President of the USA. Hers is an extraordinary story and there’s no doubt in my mind that she would do a terrific job in the highest office in the land.

Condi has recently hit the bestsellers list with the story of her family: Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family

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1 thought on “Condi Rice Named To USGA Nominating Committee”

  1. I can appreciate the enthusiam of a recent (2005) convert to golf, it is hard for me to support giving Ms. Rice an important role at the USGA.  Adding her to the nominating committee is like inducting George H. W. Bush into the Golf Hall of Fame.  It is good for publicity and perhaps attains a measure of access to some movers and shakers.  However, in the long run it ignores many more qualified “golf people” for a newbie celebrity.


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