Nicklaus and Beman take top honors in Four Ball
On this day, In 1960 a future legend of the game, Jack Nicklaus, & future P.G.A. Tour Commissioner, Deane Beman won the Amateur Four Ball tournament in Hollywood, Florida. The pair shot a 67 for a total of 266 to win the event. Tommy Aaron and Dan Sikes shot a 68 for a grand total of 268 to finish second.
The Amateur Four Ball at the Fox Club
The Fox Club is the host of the International Four-Ball, one of the most prestigious amateur events in the Nation. The 60 year old Championship is comprised of a Mid-Amateur,Senior and Legends Divisions. All divisions compete in a Four-Ball Stroke Play format which is contested over 3 days and 54 holes. The tournament boasts a storied past with famous champions such as Jack Nicklaus, Bruce Fleisher, and Tommy Armour III.