World Golf Hall of Fame
The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Florida, in the United States, and it is unusual among sports halls of fame in that a single site honors both men and w...
Larry Nelson
Larry Gene Nelson (born September 10, 1947) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level.Nelson was born in Fort Payne, Alabama and...
Kel Nagle
Kelvin David George Nagle AM (21 December 1920 – 29 January 2015) was an Australian professional golfer best known for winning The Open Championship in 1960. He won at least one tournament each year ...
Peter Alliss
Peter Alliss (born 28 February 1931) is a former English professional golfer, and is a BBC television presenter and commentator, author and golf course designer. Alliss is known for his charismatic an...
Sandy Lyle
Alexander Walter Barr "Sandy" Lyle, MBE (born 9 February 1958) is a Scottish professional golfer. Lyle has won two major championships during his career. Along with Nick Faldo and Ian Woosnam, he beca...
Hale Irwin
Hale S. Irwin (born June 3, 1945) is an American professional golfer. He was one of the world's leading golfers from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. He is one of the few players in history to have won...
Joyce Wethered
Joyce Wethered, Lady Heathcoat-Amory (17 November 1901 in Surrey, England — 18 November 1997, London) was a golfer widely regarded as the greatest British woman player of all time.Joyce learned the ga...
Peter Thomson (golfer)
Peter William Thomson AO, CBE (born 23 August 1929) is an Australian professional golfer. He is best remembered for his five wins in The Open Championship.Thomson was born in Brunswick, Australia. His...
Charles B. Macdonald
Charles Blair Macdonald (November 14, 1855 – April 21, 1939) was a major figure in early American golf. He built the first 18-hole course in the United States, was a driving force in the founding of t...
Jack Nicklaus
Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed "The Golden Bear", is a retired American professional golfer. He is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, winning a ...
Willie Park, Jr.
Willie Park, Jr. (4 February 1864 – 22 May 1925) was one of the top professional golfers of his era, winning The Open Championship twice. Park was also a successful golf equipment maker and golf write...
Craig Wood (golfer)
Craig Ralph Wood (November 18, 1901 – May 7, 1968) was an American professional golfer in the 1930s and 1940s, the winner of 21 PGA Tour titles including two major championships and a member of three ...
Annika Sörenstam
Annika Sörenstam ([ˈan.niː.ka ˌsøː.rɛn.ˈstam];  listen ; born 9 October 1970) is a Swedish retired professional golfer whose achievements rank her as one of the most successful female golfer...
Christy O'Connor Snr
Christy O'Connor (born 21 December 1924) is a former Irish professional golferBorn in Knocknacarra, Galway, O'Connor turned professional in 1946. Throughout the 1960s he won at least one professional ...
Phil Mickelson
Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) is an American professional golfer. He has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships: three Masters titles (2004, 2006, 2010), a PG...
Juli Inkster
Juli Inkster (born Juli Simpson June 24, 1960) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 29 years to date, Inkster's 31 wins rank her second in...
Ernie Els
Theodore Ernest "Ernie" Els (/ˈɛls/; born 17 October 1969) is a South African professional golfer. A former World No. 1, he is known as "The Big Easy" due to his imposing physical stature (he stands 6...
Ben Hogan
William Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997) was an American professional golfer, generally considered one of the greatest players in the history of the game. Born within six months of two othe...
Denny Shute
Herman Densmore "Denny" Shute (October 25, 1904 – May 13, 1974) was an American golfer who won three major championships in the 1930s.Shute was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His father was born in England....
Marilynn Smith
Marilynn Smith (born April 13, 1929) is an American former professional golfer. She was one of the thirteen founders of the LPGA in 1950. She won two major championship and 21 LPGA Tour events in all....
George H. W. Bush
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is a retired American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A Republican, he had previously served as the ...
Lawson Little
William Lawson Little, Jr. (June 23, 1910 – February 1, 1968) was an American professional golfer who also had a distinguished amateur career.Little was born in Newport, Rhode Island, and lived much o...
Charlie Sifford
Charles Luther Sifford (June 2, 1922 – February 3, 2015) was a professional golfer who was the first African American to play on the PGA Tour. He won the Greater Hartford Open in 1967 and the Los Ange...
Bernhard Langer
Bernhard Langer [ˈbɛʁnhaʁt ˈlaŋɐ] (born 27 August 1957) is a German professional golfer. He is a two-time Masters champion and was one of the world's leading golfers throughout the 1980s and 1990s. In...
Henry Picard
Henry Gilford Picard (November 28, 1906 – April 30, 1997) was an American professional golfer.Born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Picard learned to play golf while caddying at the Plymouth Country Club. ...
Byron Nelson
John Byron Nelson, Jr. (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946.Nelson and two other well-known golfers of the time, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead, were ...
Herbert Warren Wind
Herbert Warren Wind (August 11, 1916 – May 30, 2005) was an American sports writer noted for his writings on golf.
Wind was born in Brockton, Massachusetts. He began golf at age seven at the Thorn...
Walter Travis
Walter J. Travis (January 10, 1862 – July 31, 1927) was the most successful amateur golfer in the U.S. during the early 1900s, a noted golf journalist and publisher, an innovator in all aspects of gol...