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43 Persons in the World Golf Hall of Fame:

Location:
World Golf Village
St. Augustine, FL
All members of the LPGA Tour Hall of Fame were incorporated in May, 1998
Web Site:
Years Active:
merged from other halls in 1998

Annika Sorenstam

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Annika Sorenstam
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, The only female golfer to score 59 in competition. Since 2006, she has held dual American and Swedish citizenship.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2003.

Arnold Palmer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962.
Congressional Gold Medal 2009.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1960.
Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like:Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson.
Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1976.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.
Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016.

Ben Crenshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ben Daniel Crenshaw
Nickname(s):
Gentle Ben
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 26 days before his 66th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including two major championships.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2002.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Ben Hogan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Benjamin Hogan

Brief Facts:

World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2015.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bing Crosby

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style.
"On the Road" movies with:Song:Movie musical:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1978.
Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1998.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Bob Hope

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Also Known As:
Lester Hope
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dolores Hope, until he died.
Older than Dolores Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Signature song:Movies:Broadway revue:World Golf Hall of Fame 1983.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1995.
Kennedy Center Honors 1985.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969.
National Medal of Arts 1995.
Congressional Gold Medal 1962.
London Avenue of Stars.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
Television Hall of Fame 1987.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6758 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 15 November 1992.

Bobby Jones

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly successful amateur golfer and lawyer. Helped design the Augusta golf course and found the club, and co-founder of the Masters tournament there.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1964.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006.
Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1958.
Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.

Byron Nelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Byron Nelson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Lord Byron
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 11 consecutive tournaments and 18 total tournaments.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Congressional Gold Medal 2006.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Carol Mann

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol Mann
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Won two major championships and 38 LPGA Tour events.
Women's Sports Foundation Hall of Fame.
Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame 2012.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1977.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Also Known As:
Chi-Chi Rodriguez
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Known for his "toreador" dance when he made a birdie.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1992.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Chick Evans

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles E. Evans Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first amateur to win the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur in one year, in 1916.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1975.

Christy O'Connor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christy O'Connor
Also Known As:
Christy O'Connor Snr
Nickname(s):
Himself
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won over 20 important British and Irish tournaments.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.

Dinah Shore

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows.
Songs:Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 1994.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1994.
Television Hall of Fame 1991.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 23 March 1996.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Dwight Eisenhower
Also Known As:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nickname(s):
Ike
DDE
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mamie Eisenhower, until he died.
Older than Mamie Eisenhower by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

His mother originally named him David Dwight but reversed the two names after his birth to avoid the confusion of having two Davids in the family. A five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.
French Legion of Honor.
Kansas Hall of Fame 2011.

Ernie Els

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Ernest Els
Nickname(s):
The Big Easy
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Pro golfer and course designer. 4 major wins.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

George H.W. Bush

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Herbert Walker Bush
Also Known As:
George H. W. Bush
Bush 41
Nickname(s):
Poppy
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Barbara Bush by 21 years.
grandfather of
uncle of
son of
grandfather of
father of
father of
grandfather of
younger brother of
Younger than Jonathan Bush by 15 years.
grandfather of
great grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
son of
father of
grandson of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

41st president of the US. Ambassador to the UN. Head of the CIA.
Vice president under President:Flew for the Navy in World War II.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1997.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2011.
Liberty Medal 2006.
Profile in Courage Award 2014.

Greg Norman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory John Norman
Nickname(s):
The Great White Shark
The Shark
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Chris Evert by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer, won British Open 1986, 1993.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2001.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Jack Nicklaus

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

18 major championship wins in golf. Golf course designer.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
National High School Hall of Fame 1984.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1978.
Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2015.

Jim Barnes (golf)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Martin Barnes
Nickname(s):
Jim
Long Jim
Big Jim
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 4". Pro golf in the US. Won 4 major championships.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1989.

JoAnne Carner

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1982.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Jock Hutchison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jack Fowler Hutchison
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized US citizen in 1920.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

Johnny Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Laurence Miller
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1998.

Judy Rankin

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Judy Torluemke
Also Known As:
Judy Torluemke Rankin
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, won 26 events on the LPGA Tour.
Analyst for the LPGA Tour telecasts on channel:LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 2000.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2000.
Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2000.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6146 Delmar Boulevard.

Karrie Webb

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Karrie Anne Webb
Birth Date:
Age today:
42, 5 days before her 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced CAR-ee. Australia's most successful female professional golfer, and one of the greatest players in the history of women's golf. Awarded Member of the Order of Australia for service to golf 2010.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2005.

Kathy Whitworth

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 88 tournaments on the LPGA tour, more that any other golfer including the men's PGA tour.
LPGA Tour Hall of Fame.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1975.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Ken Venturi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2013.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1964.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 161 Waterford Circle; ceremony: 15 May 2004.

Lanny Wadkins

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lanston Wadkins Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Television sports analyst for CBS.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.

Louise Suggs

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mae Louise Suggs
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 31 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the LPGA Tour in 1950.
Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1966.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Mickey Wright

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathryn Wright
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of 82 tournaments on the LPGA tour.
LPGA Tour Hall of Fame.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1964.
San Diego Hall of Champions 1962.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1962.

Nancy Lopez

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Marie Lopez
Birth Date:
Age today:
60, 21 days before her 61st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three majors.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1987.

Nick Faldo

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Alexander Faldo
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English golfer, winner of many tournaments. Awarded MBE in 1998. Knighted in Birthday Honours 2009. Analyst for ABC, then CBS and the Golf Channel.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1997.

Patty Berg

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of LPGA and a leading player.
LPGA T&CP Hall of Fame 2000.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Payne Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2001.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Phil Mickelson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Left-handed swing, though he is right-handed.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2012.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Raymond Floyd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Loran Floyd
Nickname(s):
Ray
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro gollfer, won 4 major titles.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1989.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Sam Snead

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Jackson Snead
Nickname(s):
Sammy

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer. Designed golf courses.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1974.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1973.

Sandy Lyle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Walter Barr Lyle
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

167 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Awarded MBE.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2012.

Seve Ballesteros

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Severiano Ballesteros Sota
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Spanish golfer and golf course designer. Won the British Open Championship 3 times and The Masters twice. Total of 50 wins. Died of brain cancer.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1999.

Tom Kite

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2004.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Tom Watson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sturges Watson
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Eight major championship wins.
World Golf Hall of Fame 1988.
Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

Tommy Bolt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the U.S. Open in 1958.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1980.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2002.
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