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    Jack Nicklaus
    Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), nicknamed The Golden Bear, is an American retired professional golfer. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time.[1][2] Over a...
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    Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. (March 17, 1902 – December 18, 1971) was an American amateur golfer, and a lawyer by profession. Jones was the most successful amateur golfer ever to compete on a national and in...
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    American golfer Tiger Woods is the youngest man ever, and the first man of color, to win the Masters Tournament of golf. Born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. He is the only child of Earl and...
  • William Henrichsen Neff (1905 - 2001)
    William Henrichsen Neff Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Neff established the Mount Olympus Nursery in 1925. He began studies in art and botany at the University of Utah in 1926 and received a landscaping...

Golf Course Architects

Although a specialty within landscape design or landscape architecture, golf course architecture is considered a separate field of study. Some golf course architects become celebrities in their own right. The field is partially represented by the American Society of Golf Course Architects, the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, and the Society of Australian Golf Course Architects, though many of the finest golf course architects in the world choose not to become members of any such group, as associations of architects are not government-sanctioned licensing bodies, but private groups.

See "Wikipedia" for more on the subject.

Notable Golf Course Architects