Profiles of Some Famous Golfers

Feb 9


Patrick V Carpen

Patrick V Carpen

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Gives the profiles of a few famous Golfers.


A golf enthusiast may certainly be interested in the profiles of famous golfers. When the topic is "golf",Profiles of Some Famous Golfers Articles the name that probably crosses our minds before everyone else's is "Tiger Woods". There are other popular golfers too who have taken the world of golf by storm and have made a deep impact.

Today anyone who has a liking for golf is familiar with Tiger Woods. This American golfer was born in 1975 and is now the topmost professional golfer according to the official world golf rankings. Woods entered the world of golf at a very small age and by the time he was thirteen, he had already won the Junior Championships six times.

Being the youngest golfer to win the world Junior Amateur Championships, Woods received the honor of being the Amateur Golf World Player in 1992. He had started playing professionally in 1996. His achievement lies in the fact that at present he is a golfer who has won sixty-one PGA tours as well as twenty-two additional professional victories.

Popularly known as the "Golden Bear", Jack Nicklaus is regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time. When you go through the profiles of famous golfers, it is obvious that you will be finding the name "Nicklaus". Born in Columbus in 1940, Nicklaus is considered to have made the game of golf as popular as it is today. This golfer had won his first Ohio State Junior title when he was just twelve. He went all professional in 1962 and in that year itself won the US Open.

This great master has to his credit a total of 18 major titles, 113 professional triumphs and 73 PGA tour victories. He is still considered to be among the greatest putters and the longest hitting golfers in the history of golf.

Arnold Palmer was the most famous among the rivals of Jack Nicklaus. His claim to fame lies in the fact that he has won about a hundred golfing events, four Vardon Trophies, four awards for being the PGA Tour Money Winner, two PGA Player of the Year awards and many other rewards.

There are other great golfers whose names will be evergreen in the pages of the profiles of famous golfers. Among these golfers, you are sure to find the likes of Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Gary Player, Seve Ballesteros, Harry Vardon and Nick Faldo.

If you are a woman golfer, you will be influenced by the golf career of the greatest female golfer of all times - Annika Sorenstam. Other women golfers who have earned the reputation of being great golfers are Kathy Whitworth, Mickey Wright, Nancy Lopez and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.

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