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USBGA Hall of Fame

When an organization has met the test of time and created history, then it needs a Hall of Fame to document the accomplishments.

The United States Blind Golf Association has met and exceeded those requirements and is therefore proud to introduce its Hall of Fame Inductees. It has been over half a century since the first 10 blind golfers met and founded the association. During that time golfers, coaches, and friends of the USBGA have made significant contributions that will be showcased in the United States Blind Golf Association Hall of Fame.

Inductees into the Hall of Fame are honored for their performance or service to the organization. Their accomplishments must be achieved over a period of time. The people or associations honored in this Hall of Fame are the reason the United States Blind Golf Association has successfully held a national championship for over six decades. Their talent and dedication helped inspire others to join and grow the organization.  Read more about the policy and procedures for the Hall of Fame here.

The United States Blind Golf Association adopted a motto years ago. The motto states: “You Don’t Have To See It To Tee It”. When one learns about the golfers in the Hall of Fame, they discover that the inductees truly exemplify the message in the motto. The same blind golfers will be quick to point out that none of their success would be possible without coaches or friends of the USBGA.

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Hall of Fame Inductees

When an organization has met the test of time and created history, then it needs a Hall of Fame to document the accomplishments.

 

The United States Blind Golf Association has met and exceeded those requirements and is therefore proud to introduce its Hall of Fame Inductees. It has been over half a century since the first 10 blind golfers met and founded the association. During that time golfers, coaches, and friends of the USBGA have made significant contributions that will be showcased in the United States Blind Golf Association Hall of Fame.

 

Inductees into the Hall of Fame are honored for their performance or service to the organization. Their accomplishments must be achieved over a period of time. The people or associations honored in this Hall of Fame are the reason the United States Blind Golf Association has successfully held a national championship for over six decades. Their talent and dedication helped inspire others to join and grow the organization.

 

The United States Blind Golf Association adopted a motto years ago. The motto states: “You Don’t Have To See It To Tee It”. When one learns about the golfers in the Hall of Fame, they discover that the inductees truly exemplify the message in the motto. The same blind golfers will be quick to point out that none of their success would be possible without coaches or friends of the USBGA.

Click on the names for individual biographies for each player.

 

Class of 2018

Golfer: Jim Baker
Coach:  Kyle Seeley
Friend of USBGA: Tom Mirus
Friend of USBGA:  Barbara Gooden

Class of 2015

Coach: Joe McCourt (PDF)

Class of 2012

Golfers: Ron Plath (PDF) 
Coach: Everett Davis (PDF) 

HOF News 2012

Ron Plath pdf

 

Class of 2009-2010

Golfer: Bob Andrews 

HOF News 2009-2010

 

Class of 2008

Golfer: Pat Browne, Jr pdf
Friends of USBGA: Ken Venturi.and Rotary Club International 
 

Class of 2007

Coach: Bo Russell
Friends of Blind Golfer: Bob Hope and the Department of Veterans Affairs

HOF News 2007

Arnold Palmer letter – Class of ’07 recognition