Occupation

GOLFERS

Pantheon has 55 people classified as golfers born between 1911 and 1993. Of these 55, 49 (89.09%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living golfers include Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and Gary Player. The most famous deceased golfers include Arnold Palmer, Seve Ballesteros, and Ben Hogan.

Living Golfers

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Deceased Golfers

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Most golfers were born in United States (19), United Kingdom (9), and South Africa (5). By city, the most common birth places were Johannesburg (4), Dallas (3), and London (2).The most common death places of golfers were United States (4) and Spain (1). By city, these were Pittsburgh (1), Santander, Spain (1), and Fort Worth, Texas (1).

The earliest biographies classified as golfers in Pantheon are Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.  The concentration of golfers was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier golfers are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Golfers were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 5 most globally memorable Golfers since 1700.

Golfers are found within the Sports domain which also includes Soccer Players, Athletes, Tennis Players, Basketball Players, and Cyclists.