On this day in 1916, a group of 35 individuals, including the legendary Walter Hagen, convened for an exploratory meeting, which resulted in the formation of The PGA of America.
Eldrick Tont ‘Tiger’ Woods was born on this day in 1975. He is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
Costantino Rocca was born on this day in 1956. He is one of the most successful male Italian golfers ever, with five European Tour wins—including the 1996 Volvo PGA Championship—and two Senior Tour titles. But he is probably best remembered for his runner-up finish to John Daly in the 1995 Open Championship at St Andrews.
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