Golf Hall of Famer Tommy Bolt dead at 92

CHEROKEE VILLAGE, Ark., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Tommy Bolt, who won the 1958 U.S. Open and was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 92 in Arkansas.

Watson-North team wins Champions event

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 27 (UPI) -- Tom Watson teamed with Andy North on an 8-under-par 64 Sunday to capture a one-stroke victory at the Legends of Golf tournament in Savannah, Ga.

Southern Hills gets the 2010 U.S. Amateur

FAR HILLS, N.J., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The United States Golf Association will stage the 2010 U.S. Amateur Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla.

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories

Bolt joins World Golf Hall of Fame

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Tommy Bolt highlighted the World Golf Hall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, telling tales of his infamous temper and receiving praise for his golf game.

U.S. Open champions

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Open champions:

U.S. Open Winners

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 12 (UPI) -- Past winners of the U.S. Open:

Thomas Henry "Tommy" Bolt (March 31, 1916 – August 30, 2008) was an American professional golfer.

Bolt was born in Haworth, Oklahoma. He served in the United States Army during World War II and turned professional in 1946. He worked as a caddie and club professional in Shreveport, Louisiana. He did not join the PGA Tour until he was in his thirties, but he went on to win fifteen PGA Tour titles, including one major championship, the 1958 U.S. Open.

Bolt was a member of the United States Ryder Cup teams of 1955 and 1957. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tommy Bolt."
Most Popular
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara depart 'MythBusters'
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
Pentagon releases video of U.S. air strikes against IS
Amish girls allegedly lured by captors with puppy