Mason Rudolph

Mason Rudolph of Clarksville became the first Tennessee amateur to win a USGA championship. He won the U.S. Junior Amateur in 1950. That same year he qualified for the U.S. […]

Betty Probasco

Betty Probasco of Lookout Mountain won her first state championship in 1949 and her final one in 1986, 37 years later. A native of Kentucky, Betty won the Kentucky Women’s […]

Curtis Person Sr.

Curtis Person Sr. of Memphis won 149 tournaments. He won two TGA State Open Championships (1953 and 1957) and two Mississippi Amateur titles (1968 and 1969). He won two U.S. […]

Lew Oehmig

Lew Oehmig of Lookout Mountain won state and national tournaments in six decades. He won the TGA State Amateur eight times (1937, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1955, 1962, 1970, and 1971) […]

Dr. Cary Middlecoff

Cary Middlecoff forsook dentistry to become one of the world’s greatest golfers of his time. Before turning pro, Cary won four consecutive Tennessee Amateur Championships (1940, 1941, 1942, and 1943). […]

Dudley “Waxo” Green

Dudley “Waxo” Green was a golf writer for the Nashville Banner for 44 years. He served one term as president of the Golf Writer’s Association of America and was a […]

Lou Graham

Lou Graham of Nashville won the 1975 U.S. Open at Medinah Country Club in suburban Chicago. While in the army, Graham served as a member of the ceremonial Honor Guard […]