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. Open at Oakmont, and he followed with eight tour victories in 1974 for the “Golfer of the Year” title. Miller was a member of the Ryder Cup (1975 and 1981) and World Cup (1973, 1975, 1980) teams. He was voted as the first member of the PGA Hall of Fame.
Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.
Plaque location: The Olympic Club