Category Archives: Golf History

Arnold Palmer Death Notice

He often said that winning the 1954 U.S. Amateur gave him the confidence to launch his professional career. — USGA Arnold Palmer Defines Civility Arnold Palmer, 87, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, died Sunday, Sept. 25. News stories are focused on his 62 … Continue reading

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U.S. Opens at Pinehurst No. 2 Will Be Events for the Ages

The U.S. Open 2014 Championships at Pinehurst Resort & County Club in the Village of Pinehurst Village, an area known as the Sandhills to locals and on a course once called “The Deuce” will hold unique moments — firsts. 114th … Continue reading

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Minnesotan Jeff Sorenson Competes at Oak Hill CC

He’s Jeff, not Jim, Sorenson. Jim and Jeff are known names in Minnesota Amateur Golf. Not related to Jim, and now a PGA Golf Pro, Jeff is competing this week at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill CC, Rochester, NY. … Continue reading

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U.S. Amateur Marucci with Woods at Merion

Merion Member Marucci Loops with Tiger Woods On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, U.S. Amateur George E. ‘Buddy’ Marucci Jr. accompanied PGA Tour Player Tiger Woods and his caddie Joe LaCava for a practice round at the Merion Golf Club, site of … Continue reading

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In Memory of Ken Venturi

Larry Dorman’s tribute to Ken Venturi honors him well. I never met Ken Venturi in person but I often felt I had because I own Ken Venturi’s Encyclopedia of Golf — the complete 8 volume set of VHS Cassettes. To protect … Continue reading

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