Class of 2009

 Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower

What a resume! Supreme Allied Commander for the liberation of Europe in WorldWar II. One of the few ever five star generals. President of Columbia University. The first head of NATO. President of the United States. 18 handicap golfer. Born in Denison, Texas in 1890, Dwight David Eisenhower – the man destined for great achievements …

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 Christy O’Connor

Christy O’Connor

Christy O’Connor, known affectionately in the golf world as “Himself” because of his great joie de vivre with which he embraced life – is unquestionably the greatest golfer to come out of Ireland since the end of World War II. No less an authority than Peter Alliss, the doyen of European golf, has lauded his …

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 Jose Maria Olazabal

Jose Maria Olazabal

Jose Maria Olazabal exhibited excellence wherever he played – seven wins as an amateur, 21 European Tour wins, two Japan Golf Tour victories and six PGA TOUR wins, including two Masters Tournaments. And that doesn’t include his stellar Ryder Cup record of 18 wins, five halfs and eight losses. Olazabal was born in Fuenterrabia, Spain …

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 Lanny Wadkins

Lanny Wadkins

Tenacious and fiercely competitive, Lanny Wadkins has always been supremely confident in his abilities on the golf course. With a quick pace of play, Wadkins won 21 PGA TOUR events including the 1977 PGA Championship. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Wadkins showed marvelous ability as a junior golfer. Attending Wake Forest University on an Arnold …

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