Gary Player – The Black Knight of South Africa Gary Player is a professional golfer from South Africa. He is known as one of the greatest players ever. On his career, he has won 165 tournaments around the world and became the only non-America to achieve the Career Grand Slam. Background Player was born in 1935 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His...
Bobby Jones: Amateur legend Almost every famous golfer in the world play professional competitions but there is one person who only plays in amateur competitions and that is Bobby Jones. Never considered a professional golfer but Bobby Jones has countless successes. Background Bobby Jones was born on March 17, 1902, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He is the only son of Colonel Robert P....
Arnold Palmer: The person who brings golf to the public In the 60s, Palmer was a great propagator of golf to the public. Arnold Palmer is the third name that people think of the greatest golfers in history after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. The working class, but Palmer won countless successes with aristocratic sports, and he has brought golf...
Byron Nelson – The King Golf of record in the 50s With the famous name like Sam Snead, Bean Hogan, Byron Nelson became the King of Golf when he usually set the world record of golf in the 50s. Who is Byron Nelson? Byron Nelson was born on February 4, 1912, and died on September 26, 2006. The peak of his career...