Roger Maltbie

Roger Maltbie

Roger Maltbie had two excellent careers in golf, the first as a player who won five PGA tour tournaments including in 1976 the Initial Memorial, the other as one of prime announcers for the NBC network. Born in Modesto, Maltbie grew up in San Jose and competed as an...read more
George Archer

George Archer

San Francisco native George Archer won 12 PGA Tour events and 19 tournaments on the Senior PGA Tour (now called the Champions Tour). Most memorably, Archer became the first Bay Area player to win the Masters, slipping his arms into the famous green jacket when he...read more
Juli Simpson Inkster

Juli Simpson Inkster

Juli Simpson Inkster won 39 professional golf tournaments, including seven women’s majors. Twice she took the U.S. Open, in 1999 and again in 2002, when, at age 42, she became the second oldest woman ever to win the event. Inkster started her golf career in Santa...read more
Frank “Sandy” Tatum

Frank “Sandy” Tatum

Frank “Sandy” Tatum won the NCAA Individual Golf Championship in 1942, but he made his biggest contributions to the game without a club in hand. Tatum, a longtime San Francisco lawyer, served on the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association from...read more
Tom Watson

Tom Watson

Tom Watson starred for the 1968-71 Stanford University golf team and then turned pro. He won 34 times on the PGA tour, including the 1981 Masters and the 1982 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. He wasthe PGA Player of the Year six times. Watson’s remarkable career...read more
Johnny Miller

Johnny Miller

At age eight, Johnny Miller played his first Junior Golf Association of Northern California Golf Tournament at Lake Merced Golf Course. He has won the U.S. Open and British Open, plus 24 other PGA Tournaments. His record closing “63” captured the 1973 U.S....read more