Class of 2002

 Tommy Bolt

Tommy Bolt

Nicknames abound for Tommy Bolt-Terrible, Tempestuous, Thunder. He has affectionately been called all of them. The winner of the 1958 U.S. Open, Bolt recorded 15 victories on the PGA TOUR, twice was selected for the Ryder Cup and helped spawn the Champions Tour. Like many of his generation, Bolt was introduced to golf through caddying. …

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 Ben Crenshaw

Ben Crenshaw

For a man known for his love of golf history, Ben Crenshaw has been involved in quite a bit of it. From his beginnings with a Hall of Fame teacher to dominating the college level to emotional highs at the Masters and the 1999 Ryder Cup, Crenshaw has etched his name into some of golf’s …

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 Marlene Bauer Hagge

Marlene Bauer Hagge

From glamour girl to golden girl, Marlene Bauer Hagge’s career on the LPGA Tour spanned a remarkable five decades. A child prodigy and charter member of the LPGA along with her older sister, Alice, Hagge is the third LPGA player voted into the World Golf Hall of Fame through the LPGA Tour’s veteran’s category. In …

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 Tony Jacklin

Tony Jacklin

Tony Jacklin’s brief, but memorable, brilliance revitalize British and ultimately European golf with his remarkable exploits. For four seasons, from 1969 through 1972, there was no brighter star in golf’s firmament than Jacklin. At age 26, he broke a number of performance records in British golf, simply doing for the game in Great Britain what …

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 Bernhard Langer

Bernhard Langer

By achieving international fame and fortune on the professional circuits of the world, Bernhard Langer became Germany’s first true golf hero and lifted the game’s popularity there to new heights. One of the most remarkably consistent and resilient professionals, Langer routinely conquered adversity in the form of the putting “yips” to reach the top. Growing …

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 Harvey Penick

Harvey Penick

Harvey Penick spent his life teaching golf. He taught countless golfers how to “take dead aim,” claimed to have seen more golf shots than anyone who ever lived and shared his wisdom about the game in one of the best-selling sports books of all time. In recognition of his numerous contributions to the game, Penick …

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