Class of 1983

 Jimmy Demaret

Jimmy Demaret

The impact Jimmy Demaret had on the game of golf was measured by more than his three Masters victories, his impeccable Ryder Cup record and his 44 tournament victories around the world. Jimmy Demaret was golf’s first show biz star. He was the reason, some said, that Bing Crosby invented the pro-am. He could sing, …

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 Bob Hope

Bob Hope

Bob Hope is not the greatest golfer who has ever played the game, but he might be the most enthusiastic. Since the 1920s he has been one of the sport’s great ambassadors. As he traversed the globe entertaining both black-tie audiences and battalions of scruffy soldiers, Hope made a second career of teeing it up …

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