• European Ryder Cup Team
  • Photo of Suzann Pettersen
  • Photo of Rory McIlroy & Sergio Garcia
  • Photo of Jack Nicklaus
  • Photo of Tom  Watson
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  • Photo of Lianwei Zhang
  • Photo of Phil Mickelson & Tiger Woods

Golf’s elite: Men International

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 International". Use the search box below to discover more.

Australia
Professional golfer
Trinidad & Tobago
Professional golfer
South Korea
Professional golfer
Mexico
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
India
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Korea
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Australia
Professional golfer; TV commentator; golf course designer.
Canada
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Argentina
Professional golfer
New Zealand
Professional golfer
New Zealand
Professional golfer; course designer.
South Korea
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Zimbabwe
Professional golfer
Canada
Professional golfer
Argentina
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer; golf course architect; golf commentator.
Japan
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer; golf course designer; wine producer; campaigner for autism awareness.
Argentina
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Paraguay
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer, wine producer (David Frost wines).
Australia
Professional golfer; second Chairman of the PGA Tour of Australasia.
India
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Argentina
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer; golf course designer; wine producer (Goose wines).
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer, course designer, TV commentator & analyst.
Australia
Professional golfer, course designer.
Australia
Professional golfer
Argentina
Professional golfer
Canada
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer, TV golf commentator, founder of Dale Hayes Golf event management company.
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
Zimbabwe
Professional golfer; television commentator; "bushman".
South Korea
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
South Korea
Professional golfer
Canada
Professional golfer, golf writer and instructor.
Japan
Professional golfer
India
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
New Zealand
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
China
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer, course designer and course owner.
Japan
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
Zimbabwe
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer, course designer.
Japan
Professional golfer
New Zealand
Professional golfer; golf commentator; ambassador for leading NZ winery Nobilo Wines (Frank is related to founder Nikola "Nick" Nobilo).
Australia
Professional golfer; golf course designer; wine grower; beef producer; golf course owner (incl Valderrama); real estate developer; turf grower; entrepreneur.
Australia
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer; founder "Jet" golf equipment and clothing.
Japan
Professional golfer
Japan
Professional golfer, course designer.
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Club pro and professional golfer; soldier; publican.
South Africa
Professional golfer; golf course designer; rancher; race horse breeder; golf writer; real estate developer; founder of "Gary Player International" including Gary Player Golf Equipment, Gary Player Academies and Black Knight Enterprises.
Zimbabwe
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
India
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer; golf commentator.
Argentina
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
India
Professional golfer
Fiji
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Australia
Professional golfer; TV commentator; course designer; charity organiser; PGA of Australia administrator.
South Africa
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer, course designer and golf writer.
New Zealand
Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Venezuela
Professional golfer
Australia
Professional golfer
Canada
Professional golfer; wine producer.
Australia
Amateur golfer.
South Korea
Professional golfer
Thailand
Professional golfer
South Korea
Professional golfer
China
Professional golfer

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