Class of 2007

 Joe Carr

Joe Carr

One of golf’s greatest career amateurs, Joe Carr possessed a swashbuckling playing style and a poetic Irish soul. During a prime that lasted from the end of World War II to the 1960s, Carr was a dashing figure. Tall and lean, he was an exceptionally long hitter with an ability to recover from trouble with …

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 Hubert Green

Hubert Green

Tough and talented, Hubert Green stood tall in an era of giants. Playing in primes of icons like Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Raymond Floyd, Johnny Miller and Seve Ballesteros, Green claimed two major championships among his 19 PGA TOUR victories. In three Ryder Cups, he was undefeated in singles play. With a homegrown …

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 Charles Blair Macdonald

Charles Blair Macdonald

If there was one individual who provided the foundation of golf in America and the organic linkage to the very roots of the game, it is Charles Blair Macdonald. In fact, because of his significant contributions to the game, he can justly be called the Father of American golf. Born in 1855, Macdonald was sent …

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 Kel Nagle

Kel Nagle

One of golf’s quiet men, Kel Nagle’s greatest triumph took place on the game’s grandest stage. The 1960 Open was the championship’s centenary and the occasion of Arnold Palmer’s momentous pilgrimage to St. Andrews. But once play began, it was the then 39-year-old Nagle who mastered the Old Course best with a game built on …

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 Se Ri Pak

Se Ri Pak

Se Ri Pak will always be remembered as one of golf’s most important pioneers. With her victory at the 1998 U.S. Women’s Open, she inspired the wave of Korean women who have swept over the top rank of the LPGA. Pak remains the standard. Indeed, when she qualified for the Hall of Fame at age …

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 Curtis Strange

Curtis Strange

Nobody, it was long said on the PGA TOUR, ever hated a bogey more than Curtis Strange. Although good to great with every club in the bag, it was the ferocity with which the Virginian played that will always be his signature. Strange’s intensity was his edge and led to back-to-back U.S. Open victories. The …

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