E. Mandell deWindt

E. Mandell “DEL” deWindt of Lyndhurst, Ohio, is chairman of the PGA Tour Tournament Policy Board, a 10-member body that appoints Commissioner Deane Beaman as the chief executive and administrative officer of the PGA Tour.

The retired Chairman of the Board and chief Executive Officer of the Eaton Corporation has applied his business acumen and vast experience to the efficient operation of the important policy board. He retired after 45 years with Eaton, where he was at the helm longer then any chairman in the company's history.

DeWindt ranks as one of the nation's top industrialists. He is director in five major corporations. He serves on the boards of a number of national and local health, educational and human relations organizations.

Del has received many awards for his professional and community achievements, including six honorary degrees. In 1986 he received the highest honor presented by the United Way of America.

Born March 31, 1921 in Great Barrington, Mass., he graduated from Berkshire School in 1993 and attended Williams College, class of 1943.

DeWindt has honorary doctor of law degrees form John Carrol University, Cleveland State College, Kalamazoo College, Kenyon College, Northwood Institute and Tri State University.

Del was the club Champion at Kirtland Country Club and at the Pepper Pike Club. Fortune Magazine some years ago named Del and Howard Clark, Chairman of American Express, as the two top corporate golfers. He played to a two handicap.

Recently, Golf Digest listed Del as No. 17 on its top 35 Most Powerful People in golf. He is a member of numerous golf clubs, including Augusta, Cypress Point, Seminole and the Royal& Ancient.

  • Upcoming Events

    • Ohio Amateur Championship

      July 26 - 30, 2021
      Avalon Golf & CC

      The 2021 OGA Ohio Amateur Championship is a multi-day tournament held at Avalon Golf & Country Club in Warren, OH. more

    • Ohio Senior Amateur Hall of Fame Championship

      August 1 - 3, 2021
      Plum Brook CC

      The 2021 OGA Ohio Senior Amateur Hall of Fame Championship is a multi-day tournament held at Plum Brook Country Club in Sandusky, OH. more

    • Ohio Mid Amateur Championship

      August 23 - 25, 2021
      Sylvania CC

      The 2021 OGA Ohio Mid Amateur Championship is a multi-day tournament held at Sylvania Country Club in Sylvania, OH. more

© 2021 Ohio Golf Association. All Rights Reserved.