World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum to Highlight the
Ryder Cup This Weekend
St. Augustine, Fla. (September 29, 2010)—Forty-four World Golf Hall of Fame members have competed on a combined 216 Ryder Cup teams throughout the Matches' storied career. This weekend, the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum will showcase rare stories and artifacts from the historic competition in a specially created, self-guided museum tour.
The self-guided tour, included with regular admission, will be available beginning Friday, Oct. 1 and Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 3 from noon to 6 p.m.
Guests will be directed to stories and artifacts specific to The Ryder Cup, including historic clubs, trophies and bags from Larry Nelson, Christy O'Connor, José María Olazábal and Lanny Wadkins. Ryder Cup plaques belonging to Walter Hagen and Denny Shute will complement additional images and artifacts from the likes of Seve Ballesteros, Curtis Strange, Ben Crenshaw and others.
For more information, visit www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org. The World Golf Hall of Fame also can be found on Facebook and Twitter.
About World Golf Hall of Fame
The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum honors the history of the game by preserving the legacies of the world's greatest players and contributors. In the museum located at World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla., the Hall of Fame serves as a steward of the game through elaborate storytelling and exhibits featuring artifacts, works of art and photography significant to the history of golf and its members.
A World Golf Foundation initiative, the Hall of Fame is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution and is associated with 26 national and international golf organizations, including The European Tour, LPGA, the Masters Tournament, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A and USGA. To learn more about the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum or to lend support, visit www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
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As the Founding Partner of the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum and World Golf Village, Shell Oil Company played a lead role in supporting the development and growth of the institution, which opened in 1998. Since then, their continued involvement has led the way for others to join in support of the Hall of Fame's mission to honor the history of the game by preserving the legacies of the world's greatest players and contributors.