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Golf’s elite: Notable others

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 "Notable others". Use the search box below to discover more.

England
Statesman, politician, writer, artist, racehorse owner.
England
Accomplished amateur golfer, lawyer, golf & cricket writer, and authority on Charles Dickens.
USA
Golf instructor and coach.
England
Professional golfer; golf instructor and coach; creator of Leadbetter Academies.
England
Accomplished amateur golfer, golf writer, radio & TV commentator, politician.
USA
Professional golfer; golf instructor and coach; creator of Jim McLean Golf Schools.
USA
Golf writer and instructor. University of Texas Golf Coach.
Scotland
European Tour Executive Director (1975-2004)
Norway
Entrepreneur; Golf club maker.
Scotland
Golf instructor, coach and writer.
USA
Owner of Pinehurst Resort; golf writer and author of "The Principles behind the Rules of Golf"; golf course designer.
USA
Writer and publisher; humourist; entrepreneur.
England
Aristocrat and monarch.

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2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
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Annika Sörenstam: the legendary Swede makes a return to the LPGA Tour in the Gainbridge LPGA, to be played at Lake Nona, her home club (Feb 25-28).

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