About Us

Our Mission

The mission of the World Golf Hall of Fame is to preserve and honor the history of the game of golf and the legacies of those who have made it great.

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Our History

From 1974 to 1994, the World Golf Hall of Fame was located in Pinehurst, N.C. Operating originally under the guidance from a local board of directors, it eventually became a project of the PGA of America.

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Supporting Organizations

As the Hall of Fame continues to reach toward accomplishing its mission, it is supported by its Advisory Board, which is made up of the world’s major golf organizations. Each organization plays a vital role in supporting the growth of the Hall of Fame and the Induction Ceremony.

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Corporate Partners

Recognized for its leadership role in golf and its philanthropic endeavors, the Shell Oil Company is the Founding Partner of the World Golf Hall of Fame, The First Tee® and World Golf Village. Shell has long been recognized as a pioneer within the golf industry and is credited with the creation of "Shell's Wonderful World of Golf."

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Board of Directors

The long-term direction and policies of WGF are determined by the Executive Committee of the World Golf Foundation's Board of Directors.

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Contact Us

One World Golf Place | St. Augustine, FL 32092
Events and Information: (904) 940-4123 | Administrative Offices: (904) 940-4000
Email: info@wghof.org

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