Former GAP president nominated for USGA vice president

Daniel Burton, former president of the Golf Association of Philadelphia, has been nominated for vice president of the United States Golf Association.

Burton, 62, of Lititz, Pa., has served on the USGA Executive Committee for the past two years. Prior to that, he was GAP president from 2006 through 2008, and spent a total of 10 years on its executive committee.

One of the nominees for a USGA executive committee post is William Fallon of Pittsburgh, a member at Merion Golf Club.

The USGA will hold the election of officers and executive committee members on Feb. 4 at its annual meeting in Houston.

--Joe Juliano