5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT GOLF IN ST LOUIS, MIS­SOURI

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - The Golf Life -

1

Glen Echo Coun­try Club hosted the 1904 Olympic golf com­pe­ti­tion. That was the last time golf ap­peared in the Sum­mer Games un­til 2016.

2

Gary Player com­pleted the ca­reer Grand Slam at the 1965 US Open at Bel­lerive, which hosted the 100th PGA Cham­pi­onship in Au­gust.

3

Jack Nick­laus’ five points led the US team to a Ry­der Cup vic­tory at Old War­son Coun­try Club in 1971.

4

Ben Ho­gan won his se­cond PGA Cham­pi­onship at Nor­wood Hills in 1948, the last time he played in the event in its match-play for­mat.

5

Bel­lerive was to be the site of the World Golf Cham­pi­onship event that was can­celled right a¬er 9-11.

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