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Golf’s elite: Men Europe

This Who’s Who in Golf section profiles the top professional and amateur players through history. Also included are the world’s most renowned golf course designers, as well as notable others who have contributed significantly to the game of golf in the category "Men Europe". Use the search box below to discover more.

England
Professional golfer.
England
Professional golfer, course designer, golf writer and commentator.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; club maker.
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf instructor; golf writer.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf club and ball maker; golf course designer.
England
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer, golf course designer, golf academy director, TV commentator.
England
Amateur golfer and farmer.
Scotland
Professional golfer, writer, TV commentator.
England
Professional golfer; club maker; golf writer.
England
Professional golfer
Denmark
Professional golfer; course designer.
England
Amateur golfer; businessman; Chairman European PGA; President English Golf Union, Secretary Royal & Ancient GC (1984-1999).
England
Professional golfer; television commentator.
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Austria
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; roofing slater
Scotland
Professional golfer and golf writer.
Scotland
Professional golfer, golf writer and TV commentator.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf instructor and writer.
Spain
Professional golfer
Italy
Professional golfer
Ireland
Amateur golfer.
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Czech Republic
Professional golfer
France
Professional golfer and golf instructor.
England
Professional golfer
N. Ireland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; TV commentator
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; Chairman PGA Tour Board of Directors; golf course designer.
Belgium
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; television and radio commentator.
England
Professional golfer, course designer, golf writer and instructor.
Ireland
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Netherlands
Professional golfer (retired at end of 2014 season).
Wales
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Wales
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; television commentator and analyst.
Wales
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
France
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf course designer; golf instructor.
Scotland
Professional golfer, club maker, golf instructor and course designer.
Scotland
Professional golfer, greenkeeper, club & ball maker, golf instructor.
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; golf course designer; golf academy director; wine grower; commentator; entrepreneur.
Sweden
Professional golfer
England
Golf professional and professional golfer; RAF fitness instructor; boxer.
N. Ireland
Professional golfer; golf commentator; golf writer.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer and golf instructor; golf course designer.
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer.
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer.
England
Professional golfer.
Sweden
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer and golf instructor.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Scotland
Professional golfer.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Denmark
Professional golfer
Denmark
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Club pro and professional golfer.
France
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; golf course designer; golf writer.
England
Professional golfer, golf coach, course designer, golf writer and broadcaster.
England
Professional golfer; occasional golf commentator.
Wales
Professional golfer; golf course architect.
England
Professional golfer and teaching professional.
Scotland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
France
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer, golf commentator.
Spain
Professional golfer; course designer.
Sweden
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Germany
Professional golfer
Scotland
Golf caddie; professional golfer and teaching professional.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Denmark
Professional golfer
Netherlands
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Germany
Professional golfer; golf course architect.
Sweden
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; developer of junior golf.
France
Professional golfer
Portugal
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer
Netherlands
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Club pro and professional golfer.
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
France
Professional golfer
N. Ireland
Professional golfer; restaurateur.
England
Amateur golfer, golf administrator, course designer and golf writer.
Ireland
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer
N. Ireland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer and golf instructor.
Italy
Professional golfer
Italy
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; golf course designer; founder Colin Montgomerie Golf Academy (Turnberry, Scotland); commentator.
Scotland
Professional golfer, course designer, club & ball maker, greenkeeper, instructor.
Scotland
Professional golfer.
Wales
Professional golfer
Netherlands
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Ireland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer; golf course designer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Denmark
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; TV commentator.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Ireland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer and club professional.
Scotland
Professional golfer, seaman, golf club maker, course designer.
Scotland
Professional golfer, course designer, golf writer, instructor, golf equipment maker and businessman.
Scotland
Professional golfer, club and ball maker.
Sweden
Professional golfer
England
Club pro and professional golfer.
Belgium
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; founder of IJP Design (golf clothing).
Wales
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
N. Ireland
Professional golfer, TV & radio commentator; golf writer.
Spain
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Jersey
Professional golfer
Wales
Professional golfer.
France
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer, club and ball-maker.
Scotland
Professional golfer
Italy
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer; golf instructor; television commentator.
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
England
Club pro and professional golfer; President, PGA of America (1921-26).
England
Amateur golfer.
Germany
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer; club maker.
Sweden
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer and club pro.
Scotland
Professional golfer and club pro; golf course designer.
Ireland
Professional golfer
Spain
Professional golfer and golf instructor.
England
Professional golfer
Sweden
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
Germany
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer.
England
Professional golfer, club-maker, course designer and golf writer.
Scotland
Professional golfer; TV commentator and course designer.
France
Professional golfer; television commentator; UNICEF ambassador.
Belgium
Professional golfer.
Jersey
Professional golfer, course designer and golf writer.
England
Club pro and professional golfer.
Ireland
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Amateur golfer; stockbroker.
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer
Scotland
Club pro, professional golfer and clubmaker; golf course designer.
Austria
Professional golfer
England
Professional golfer.
England
Amateur golfer, who later turned professional; Academy director and golf instructor.
England
Professional golfer.
Wales
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Scotland
Professional golfer

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