2019 Class also includes former PGA President Derek Sprague and Equipment Innovator Karsten Solheim
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2019) – PGA Champions Dave Marr II and Davis Love III; women’s golf legend Annika Sörenstam; and LPGA co-founder Shirley Spork – a foursome that impacted both American and global golf – lead a class of six inductees into the PGA of America Hall of Fame.
The 2019 class will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the PGA’s 103rd Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida. Also entering the Hall of Fame that night will be former PGA President Derek Sprague of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; and the late golf club designer and philanthropist Karsten Solheim.
“We take great pride in welcoming this outstanding class into the PGA of America Hall of Fame,” said PGA President Suzy Whaley. “They are some of the most inspiring and exceptional performers in golf. These honorees followed individual accomplishments by becoming ambassadors to grow the game. Their contributions have forever impacted the next generation of players in our sport. We proudly inscribe their names on an honor roll of those who have made golf the greatest game.”
A closer glance of the 2019 PGA Hall of Fame inductees: Click here
About the PGA of America Hall of Fame
Originated in 1940 at the suggestion of famed sportswriter Grantland Rice, the PGA of America Hall of Fame honors and recognizes individuals who through their lives, careers, service and support have made significant and enduring contributions to the PGA of America in its mission to grow the game of golf. Inductees include PGA Golf Professionals, Tour Professionals or Ambassadors, who throughout their lives have supported and elevated the image of the PGA Golf Professional, the PGA of America and the game of golf.
Click here to view the PGA of America Hall of Fame roster.