Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Hometown:

USA

Denison,
Texas

Year Inducted:

2009

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

Oct 14, 1890 -
Mar 28, 1969

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Accomplishments

  • Golf-crazed President popularized the game around the world
  • Credited with doubling number of over-40 golfers to 6.4 million during his 8 years in the White House
  • Member at Augusta National from 1948-1969
  • Built putting green on White House lawn and installed netted driving range in basement

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • World Citizenship Award, Civitan International: 1996
  • Honorary Sabre, Netherlands: 1947