02 December 2011

Sports Deaths in 2011 - Golf

Following is a list of notable Golf players who died this year: 

1 January — Billy Joe Patton (born 1922),
 amateur golfer who almost won the 1954 Masters Tournament

 20 February — Betty Hicks (born 1920),
1941 U.S. Women's Amateur winner, LPGA co-founder

21 February — Bob Boyd (born 1955),
PGA Tour and European Seniors Tour golfer 

4 March — Frank Chirkinian (born 1926),
American TV producer credited as the "father of televised golf" and 2011 Hall of Fame inductee 

18 April — Mason Rudolph (born 1934),
five-time PGA Tour winner 

7 May — Seve Ballesteros (born 1957),
Spanish Hall of Fame golfer; winner of two Masters and three Open Championships 

11 July — Alex Hay (born 1933),
Scottish golf broadcaster and club pro 

24 August — Paul Harney (born 1929),
six-time PGA Tour winner 

28 August — Cesar Sanudo (born 1943),
 PGA Tour winner 

 27 September — Dave Hill (born 1937),
13-time PGA Tour winner

1 October — Sven Tumba (born 1931),
Swedish professional golfer, golf course architect, and promoter 

14 October — Adam Hunter (born 1963),
 European Tour winner 


About Golf Simulators said...

Golf is a good sports & i am thankful to all the legends of golf who gave a new direction to the golf in the field of sports.Thanks for the post.

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