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Latest win at Hilton Head Island boosts Jim Furyk's hall chances

The new standard for the World Golf Hall of Fame would seem to be lower as golf becomes more flush with talent.Jim Furyk went from being on the cusp of the conversation to being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-05/latest-win-hilton-head-islan
Michaux: Jim Dent won't forget a man like Pete Brown

...losses suffered by the biggest African-American icons in golf. Sifford ? the only black golfer inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2004 ? died in February at age 92. Calvin Peete ? the most prolific African-American winner with 12 PGA Tour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-02/michaux-jim-dent-wont-forget
'Spieth era' begins in golf after Masters Tournament victory

...have won PGA Tour events prior to their 21st birthdays ? 11 of them older than the age of eligibility for the World Golf Hall of Fame. Only two haven't been inducted ? John McDermott and Creavy. Woods and McIlroy just need to turn 40.Spieth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-16/spieth-era-begins-golf-after
Masters Traditions: Honorary Starters

...starter through 1973, then quit because of declining health. He died in 1977 at 93 and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2011.McLeod carried on the tradition through 1976. A month later, he died at age 94."I have a personal...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/history/masters-traditions-honorary-starters
Golf roundup: Mirim Lee up by one in LPGA event after bogey-free 65

...accomplishments, he may never have started playing golf.Sifford won twice on the PGA Tour and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2004. Last November, President Barack Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-26/golf-roundup-mirim-lee-one-l
Men made impact beyond the Masters

...British Open at St. Andrews in 1960, its centenary year, for the biggest win of a career that landed him in the World Golf Hall of Fame.Nagle, who won a tournament every year for 26 years after turning professional in 1946, collected 61 victories...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/men-made-impact-beyond-masters
2015 Masters will be Crenshaw's last as a player

...appearances."I've thought long and hard, and it's the right time," said Crenshaw, 63, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame."I will look back and think how excited and fortunate I was to be in the fray a few times," Crenshaw said...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/2015-masters-will-be-crenshaws-last-player
Watson's second Masters win changed him for the better

...use you imagination." WATSON IS THE 17th player to win multiple green jackets. The other 16 are either in the World Golf Hall of Fame or, in the case of Tiger Woods, waiting to turn 40 to be eligible for immediate induction.Fifteen of those...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/watsons-second-masters-win-changed-him-bet
1970 Masters champion Billy Casper dies at 83

...playoff.Casper also won the 1959 U.S. Open at Winged Foot and the 1970 Masters. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1978.But he was overshadowed by the "Big Three" ? Palmer, Nicklaus and Gary Player, whose rivalry sparked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-07/1970-masters-champion-billy-
Sifford, who broke golf's color barrier, dies at 92

...Champions Tour was created.His career was fully recognized in 2004 when he became the first black inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Last November, President Obama presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Jack Nicklaus and Arnold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-04/sifford-who-broke-golfs-colo