Dave Donelson, Executive Editor of Westchester Magazine Golf, has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association by the MGWA Executive Committee.
Donelson has been a freelance contributor to dozens of national publications since 1998. He has authored eight non-fiction and fiction books. Prior to his writing career, Donelson was a broadcast TV executive, management consultant and entrepreneur. He serves on the Harrison Public Library Board and is President of the Harrison Public Library Foundation. Additionally, he is a current member and four-term past President on the Board of the Westchester Library System.
Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post and Brian Crowell of Silo Ridge/CBS/Sirius XM were re-elected as Vice Presidents. Hank Gola of The Met Golfer, a veteran sportswriter formerly at the New York Daily News, was elected as a new Vice President.
Also re-elected as Executive Committee members: former MGWA President Bruce Beck, WNBC-TV Channel 4; Dan Berger, DMB Media Network; Bill Fields, Freelance; Martin Davis, The American Golfer; Damon Hack, Golf Channel; Pete Kowalski, USGA; Ann Liguori, Ann Liguori Productions; Bill Meth, JB Sports Service; Peter Morrice, Golf Digest; Jay Mottola, Metropolitan Golf Association; John Paul Newport, Wall Street Journal; Pat Norton, On Course Strategies; Bill Pennington, New York Times; Jimmy Roberts, NBC-TV Sports; Chuck Stogel, Freelance.