5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT GOLF IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI
Glen Echo Country Club hosted the 1904 Olympic golf competition. That was the last time golf appeared in the Summer Games until 2016.
Gary Player completed the career Grand Slam at the 1965 US Open at Bellerive, which hosted the 100th PGA Championship in August.
Jack Nicklaus’ five points led the US team to a Ryder Cup victory at Old Warson Country Club in 1971.
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.
Bellerive was to be the site of the World Golf Championship event that was cancelled right a¬er 9-11.