Josh Burack

SENTOSA, Singapore:  The Asian Tour, official sanctioning body for men’s professional golf in the region, announced Wednesday that its chief executive officer, Josh Burack, has decided to step down.

Citing family reasons for his resignation, Burack said he wants to travel less and spend more quality time with his wife and two children.

Since taking over the helm as CEO in October 2016, the Asian Tour enjoyed a period of rapid growth as events on the main circuit have increased from 24 in the 2016 season to over 30 in 2018.