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Some interesting facts and figures about our Georgia Golf Hall of Fame members:
|FIVE members have been inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame:|
|TWENTY-NINE members also belong to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame:|
Alexa Stirling Fraser
Hugh Royer, Jr.
DeWitt Weaver, Jr.
|SIX members have achieved membership in the World Golf Hall of Fame:|
|The USGA's Bob Jones Award, presented annually since 1955, is the organization's highest honor. It is given in recognition of distinguished sportsmanship in golf and seeks to recognize a person who emulates Bob Jones' spirit, his personal qualities and his attitude toward the game and its players. The Georgia Golf Hall of Fame is proud to claim not only the award's namesake as one of its own, but also four other winners of the prestigious honor:
1980: Charlie Yates
|All four major international golf competitions-- the Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Walker Cup and Curtis Cup -- have captains past, present and future who are also members of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.
Jim Gabrielsen - 1981 & 1991 Walker Cup
|Major Accomplishments: Georgia Golf Hall of Fame members have combined for 27 major titles on the men's, women's and senior professional circuits, including two Masters titles.|
Tommy Aaron - 1973 Masters