Another fascinating tidbit is the city's unique celebration of the Masters Tournament. Between 1957 and 1964, South Carolina's city and business leaders teamed up to hold a downtown parade modeled after the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. Thousands of people gathered along the streets to witness the spectacle, which featured around 60 floats. As part of this tradition, there was a Golf Ball event, and each year, Miss Golf was chosen.
She was the first captain of the women's Solheim Cup squad and has staged her own extremely successful junior competition. Whitworth will be a regular presence at this year's VOA Classic in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1962, Kathy Whitworth won the first of her 88 professional titles. She won six major titles and was voted LPGA Player of the Year seven times. Kathy Whitworth's Little Book of Golf Wisdom is the title of her book. Whitworth discusses why Asian woman dominate golf and her favorite aspect of attending professional events.
To generate ideas, Fazio and his ten senior associates meet once a week to discuss golf courses they want to build, golf courses being built around the world, holes they have played recently, and anything else that could be relevant to their work. He credits this weekly meeting with helping him keep his practice fresh and maintain a vision for new layouts and new ideas that are constantly being worked on.
Macdonald’s life-long involvement with National Golf Links of America raised golf course architecture to a greater stand than it had before. This exemplary facility has an initiation fee of $150,000, in addition to the $10,000 annual membership renewal. Despite the high price tag the club continues to attract new members through...