The newest class of members of the World Golf Hall of Fame will be inducted during THE PLAYERS week, and it includes one of the biggest names in the history of the game. Tiger Woods highlights the four people who will be inducted the March 9 at the PGA TOUR’s Global Home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Three-time US Women’s Open champion Susie Maxwell Berning will join Woods in being inducted into the “competitors” category, while former PGA TOUR commissioner Tim Finchem and the late Marion Hollins will be honored for their contributions to the game.
Ceremony, hosted by David Fehertywill air live on the Golf Channel at 7 p.m. ET.
In addition to honoring the four new Hall of Famers, the induction ceremony will also recognize Dick Ferris and Peter Ueberroth, as recipients of a new lifetime achievement award for their contributions to the sport. Additionally, Renee Powell will be honored for her spirit in promoting diversity in golf, as the first recipient of the Charlie Sifford Award presented by Southern Company.
The ceremony will take place in northeast Florida for the first time since 2013, with the most recent ceremonies taking place in Pebble Beach, California (2019), New York (2017) and St. Andrews, Scotland (2015) .
To prepare you for Wednesday’s ceremony, here’s a little preview of the four inductees.
SUSIE MAXWELL BERNING
Hometown: Pasadena, California
Induction category: Competitor
Date of Birth: July 22, 1941
Major leagues: 4
LPGA wins: 11
Awards and Honors: LPGA Rookie of the Year (1964)
Made: Berning remains one of six women to have won the US Women’s Open at least three times.