Golf Channel VIDEO: Annika Sorenstam Explains Accepting Presidential Medal of Freedom After ‘Dark Day in American History’

Your browser does not support iframes.  HALL OF FAMER ANNIKA SORENSTAM HAS SURFACED after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Trump the day after the U.S. Capitol was attacked and occupied, leaving five people dead. Sorenstam, the new International Golf Federation President, talked to Golf Channel’s Steve Burkowski. Here’s an excerpt: Asked about … Read more

NPR: ‘Resignations, Golfers and (Twitter) Radio Silence’

WHAT A SURREAL DAY TO PICK UP a Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House. Hall of Fame golfers Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player are reportedly both supporters of President Trump. Babe Didrickson Zaharias, the other recipient, died in 1956. From NPR: The nation — and world — continued to reel, looking for answers … Read more

Lee Elder, the First Black Man to Compete in the Masters 45 Years Ago, Will Join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as Honorary Starters

Lee Elder, the first Black man to compete in the Masters Tournament 45 years ago, is being honored by Augusta National. #themasters Read more: — The Masters (@TheMasters) November 9, 2020 LEE ELDER WILL JOIN JACK NICKLAUS and Gary Player as Honorary Starters for the 2021 Masters, which begins next April at Augusta … Read more

Tribute to Alfred ‘Rabbit’ Dyer, Hall of Fame Caddie for Gary Player and Others, Dead at 82

Embed from Getty Images By John Coyne Bestselling author John Coyne became a caddie at Midlothian Country Club near Chicago when he was 10 and oversaw the caddie yard as a teenager. Learn about his golf novels at LAST NOVEMBER 11TH, ALFRED “BIG RABBIT” DYER, the legendary PGA Tour caddie, died from natural causes while … Read more

Jack’s ‘Letter to His Younger Self’

Embed from Getty Images IF YOU’RE A JACK NICKLAUS FAN, or at least interested in golf history, you may enjoy Jack’s “Letter to My Younger Self” that published a while back at THE PLAYERS’ TRIBUNE. In the letter there are details about his early life and career that I didn’t know (or had forgotten). I … Read more

Roberto De Vicenzo: ‘If You Hurry, Then Nothing Seems to Go Right’

ARGENTINE ROBERTO DE VICENZO, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, died on June 1 at the age of 94. “The world will always remember Roberto De Vicenzo for what he lost, not for what he won,” wrote the World Golf Hall of Fame, “for that careless mistake he made at the 1968 … Read more

VIDEO: Golf’s Greatest Champions Remember ‘The King’

Watch: Golf's greatest champions remember The King, Arnold Palmer. — The Open (@TheOpen) December 15, 2016 I SPOTTED THIS SHORT VIDEO from @TheOpen, the official Twitter account of The Open Championship. Watch clips of Arnold Palmer and listen to the greats talk about him. These guys: Lee Trevino, Tiger Woods, Tom Watson, Jack Nicklaus, … Read more

WGHOF 2017 Induction Class Includes Davis Love III

By World Golf Hall of Fame ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (October 18, 2016) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum today announced its 2017 Induction Class: Henry Longhurst, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa and Ian Woosnam.  These five new members will be enshrined at the World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony … Read more