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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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US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).

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Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.

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