Saturday, February 22, 2014

Linda Hartough Continues Leadership Role in Academy of Golf Art

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) – Linda Hartough, a world-renowned golf-landscape artist (, has been reelected as a Trustee of the Academy of Golf Art (, continuing her leadership role in the organization she helped originate.

Linda Hartough
The annual meeting of the Board of Trustees took place Jan. 22 in Orlando, Fla., during the PGA Merchandise Show. Hartough, a Founding Trustee of the Academy, was reelected for another three-year term, to expire in 2017.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as a Trustee of the Academy of Golf Art,” said Hartough. “We believe golf art plays an important role in preserving the game’s history, and I am proud to be part of that legacy.”

The Academy of Golf Art (AGA) is a professional society of golf artists founded to create an awareness and appreciation of golf art as a valuable segment of fine art, expressing the game of golf and preserving the game’s traditions. Formed in 2004, the AGA, a not-for-profit organization, is headquartered in West Hampton Beach, N.Y. Recent AGA exhibitions have been held at the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture in Delray Beach, Fla.; at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum of Myrtle Beach, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and at Oyster Harbors Club in Osterville, Mass.

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