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PGA Hall of Fame Inducts New Class

Mar 13th, 2013
Staff Writer

Photo Credit: Wikimedia CommonsThe PGA of America on Tuesday welcomed eight new members into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame, according to The induction ceremony took place at the PGA Education Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and included acclaimed golf instructors Bob Toski and Michael Hebron, the late outstanding contributors to the sport Jimmie Devoe and William Powell, as well as PGA of America Honorary President Allen Wronowski and others.

“It is with a great deal of pride that The PGA of America welcomes a special eight-member class into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame, who by their life’s work have made significant and lasting contributions to our Association and the game of golf,” PGA of America President Ted Bishop said, as posted on the PGA website. “This class features those who battled social injustice, renowned instructors, and leaders who exhibited a passion for serving others beyond their job description. Their names will be forever inscribed among those who have made golf the greatest game.”

The PGA Hall of Fame honors individuals who are PGA members and have made outstanding and durable contributions to the game of golf in America. The full list of this year’s inductees include Toski, Hebron, Devoe, Powell, Wronowski, Bill Ogden, Jim Mvra and Chip Esig.