In each of our lives, there are standout Moments That Matter. We launched a 10-part series where 15 Hall of Famers share some of the most inspirational stories from on and off the course.
Episode 1 – Miracle at Merion
June 10, 2020
In our first episode, Mark O’Meara recounts one of the greatest sports stories from one of the greatest golfers, Ben Hogan. June 10 marks the 70th anniversary of Hogan’s legendary 1-iron shot to force a playoff at the U.S. Open Championship… which he went on to win.
Episode 2 – Lessons from Dad
June 16, 2020
“Don’t start something you can’t finish.” These are the words that stuck in Hale Irwin’s head when he thought of withdrawing from the 1976 Florida Citrus Open. And those words from his father helped shape one of the defining moments in his Hall of Fame career. Thanks, Dad.
Episode 3 – Sir Nick’s Inspiration at The Open
June 23, 2020
Sir Nick Faldo was feeling the pressure in the final round of the 1992 Open Championship. With a little bit of self-belief, Sir Nick describes the exact moment he turned his game around to take home the Claret Jug.
Episode 4 – Patriotism and Pride at Ryder Cup
June 30, 2020
Pride for your country runs deep for Davis Love III, Curtis Strange and Larry Nelson, especially when they’re playing in the Ryder Cup. Hear some of their greatest moments from Team USA.
Episode 5 – Lorena Ochoa: A Champion’s Commitment
July 7, 2020
When she was just a young girl, Lorena Ochoa had the drive to succeed. She didn’t want to just play golf; she wanted to win. Mission accomplished, Lorena.
Episode 6 – The 5-Pound Nicklaus Note
July 14, 2020
Only two living people have their likeness on British currency: Queen Elizabeth II and Jack Nicklaus. The Golden Bear has accrued a laundry list of accomplishments including 18 Majors and 73 PGA TOUR wins, but this honor is perhaps the most unique.
Episode 7 – Bernhard’s Battle Back
You may know him as the winningest Senior Major Champion, 2-time Masters victor, and the first German in the World Golf Hall of Fame. But what you might not know is that Bernhard Langer almost never began his legendary golf career.
Episode 8 – The Honest Truth
“Winning meant the world to me, but doing the right thing was more important.” Tune in now to hear Meg Mallon, Lee Trevino and Hale Irwin share some of the most critical moments in their careers when HONESTY became more important than winning.
Episode 9 – Letters from Arnie
A personal, handwritten letter from Arnold Palmer is one of the most coveted mementos in the game of golf. Listen in as Ray Floyd, Larry Nelson, Davis Love III and Mark O’Meara share the moments in their careers when they received their letters from The King.
Episode 10 – Sportsmanship and Friendship
On April 14, 1991, Ian Woosnam earned his prized Green Jacket… but he walked away from that victory with so much more. Catch our final episode to hear Woosie share the importance of sportsmanship and friendship, lessons he learned from Tom Watson that day.